All About Building Deck Stairs
Want to know how to easily build stairs for your deck? Here's what you need to know.
If the thought of figuring out how to build a strong and nice looking set of stairs is starting to worry you.
If you don't understand any math or lack the basic carpentry knowledge to get started...
Don't worry. Be happy.
You'll learn the basics terms and vocabulary you have to know like:
- best location or placement
- stringers and layout
- rises and runs
- tread sizes
- building code requirements
Let me explain the most important areas of the design and building process.
Let's Get Started
Here is where you can pick and choose which aspect of building you want to learn first. If there is something not covered, just contact us.
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Building Safe Deck Stairs Requires a Bit of Knowledge
There is a lot of information in these pages.
Take your time and read through each of the sections above on every
aspect of the stair construction. You will find helpful illustrations
and even some videos.
There are building code measurement summaries for you to keep in mind
as you layout the stringers and treads and railing as well.
Don't know where to start?
Why not read about First Steps to Planning Your Stairs.
Want more information on deck stair building tips? Check out what other DecksGo enthusiasts have been talking about on our stair discussion forum!