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Common Deck Stair Defects Professional Deck Builder

Before getting into deck stair defects, let’s look at how DCA 6 recommends that stairs should be built, starting with the stringers, risers, treads, landings, and the components that support them (Figure 1).

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All Hands On Deck - CBS News

"To do that, we are going to install a riser on the upper part and new treads on the top." Warren explained that deck repairs would be a great late-summer, or early fall project that shouldn't

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Decks.com. Closed Stair Risers

Most high-end deck projects use closed risers to finish the stairs. Open risers sometimes appear cheap and unfinished. They also are often in violation of IRC code for decks over 30", which maintains that they meet the same requirements as guardrail infill.

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What is the maximum riser height for stairs leading to an

What is the maximum riser height for stairs leading to an open sun-deck located above a carport for a single family residence in the City of Los Angeles 1009.7.2 Riser height and tread depth

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Building and Installing Deck Stairs Professional Deck

The bottom riser cut on a stringer must be shorter than the rest by the thickness of the tread stock, which "drops" the entire stringer vertically by that much; once the treads are applied, the riser heights will be equal, from the bottom step to the deck (Figure 5).

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How to Build Stairs for Your Deck — The Family Handyman

In a nutshell, treads should be more than 9 in. deep and risers 6-1/2 to 8 in. high. Riser heights can vary no more than 3/8 in. from one step to another to reduce trip hazards. However, even a 1/4-in. variation can cause tripping.

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