Building Codes for Stair Handrails and Guardrails - These building
codes might not apply in your specific city or county. Make sure that
you check with your local building department to verify any of the
information below, before actually constructing your stairway hand rail
Basic Stair Building Vocabulary - Here are a couple of useful terms
that stair builders use in the construction industry. Keep something in
mind here, carpenters who work on the East Coast of the United States,
often referrer to certain types of stair building materials or
operations with other words.
Dangers Using Wood Stair Cleats - I would imagine most people don't
even know what it wood stair cleat is, in construction we have so many
words that describe the same thing. A stair cleat is another word for a
the Height of the Stair Landing - Anyone who's interested in stair
construction should understand how to determine the height of the stair
landing. This is often one of the most confusing and difficult things
for most carpenters who work in the construction industry today.
Many Stair Stringers Do I Use? - I get asked this question a lot,
how many stair stringers do I use when building a set of stairs? These
questions are actually easy to answer and with a little bit of common
sense and the ability to read a tape measure effectively, I should be
able to give you a clear explanation that will provide you with the
answers that you are looking for.