Stairs Are Squeaking - How Do I Fix Them? - If you live in an old
house, squeaking stairs are usually part of the package. If you've lived
in an old house long enough, the squeaking stairs are a clear sign that
someone's walking up or down them. Nobody gets to sneak up and down the
stairway in an old house.
Using Recycled Sidewalks to Build Concrete Stairs And Small Retaining
Walls - As recycling becomes a bigger issue in today's society and
dump fees continue to rise, anything we can do, to make a difference, we
should. Using recycled sidewalks to build concrete stairs is an
excellent way for recycling old sidewalks and driveways.
Do-It-Yourself Stair Safety Solutions - Common Sense - A majority of
do-it-yourselfers seem to practice common sense and have become
extremely skilled at figuring things out. The problem is, some of these
things don't work well. I'm here to give the average do-it-yourselfer,
some advice about stair safety.
Quit Building Unsafe Stairs - Building Safety Problems - One of the
biggest problems with construction today is knowledge. There are
hundreds if not thousands of construction workers out there building
projects, who really don't have enough education, skill or years of
experience behind them. Unsafe stairs create safety problems, along with
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.