Wood Paver Stone Stairs
Wood paver stone stairs are heavier than a traditional set of deck stairs.
Obviously the weight of the stone pavers has to be taken into
consideration. You don't want any bounce or sagging over the length of
So where you would ordinarily have only one midspan stringer,
consider adding an additional stringer to be certain that the step is
firm and able to carry the weight.
Also, as you can see in this picture, you have to install blocking
between each stringer in the riser area for proper backing board or thin
stones set into a thinset mortar. The blocking adds more rigidity to
These are the key construction details to address as you build a set of wood paver stone stairs.
The Landing Must Be Firm
Be sure to make the landing area firm and stable.
A weak landing area where some of the stringers do not make even
contact will translate into more force being aborbed unevenly by other
stringers and stress the stairs leading to potential problems.
So this is how you can build a set of paver stone stairs that will be strong and last a long, long time.
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