metal staircase this type of staircase is commonly used in public facilities as the main or emergency escape staircase; it can also be used in private houses as indoor or outdoor staircase. the most common model includes treads in the shape of an open box, which can be filled with concrete, parquet, linoleum, carpet, wood or any other material.
if you need exterior stairs for your deck, patio, embankment or landscape, now you can build and install one in half a day with fast-stairs modular adjustable steel stair stringers. your exterior stair project will benefit from: easy to ship and carry max. 70 lb packages adjustable in height and width; powder coated, rust proof for any outdoor use
stairways system. each stairway includes two handrails which adjust to the inclination of the stairway. the treads remain in a horizontal position regardless of the inclination of the stairway. marwood tip: stairways can provide temporary safe working access to the back of lorries and trenches, do not exceed 21 unsupported steps stairways.
a general rule of thumb for garden steps is a 15cm maximum riser and 30cm minimum tread depth. this ratio produces a more relaxed angle of ascent or descent, resulting in steps more successfully proportioned to the greater outdoor scale.
stanton bonna embankment access stairs are made from precast concrete and provide a modular, easy to install system for use alongside roads, railways and other utility embankments. this popular system has a proven track record on both network rail and highways agency schemes.
tpa's range of embankment steps are widely used across the rail sector. mainly the stairways are hand portable, easily installed and can be ready for use in
at stairplan we also produce iroko hardwood staircases for external use, above you can see our latest generation of external staircases, these have a cut string detail, shown here with the upper platform section and stainless steel riser safety bars. staircases for outside. above you can see a recently installed iroko hardwood staircase. iroko is one of the best hardwoods for outside use , the iroko hardwood is classed as a durable hardwood.
use corrosion resistant screws and nails to assemble the steps. start by measuring the width of the opening, then cut a treated 2x4 to length to attach to the side of the house as an anchor for the stringers.
aluminum stairways. aluminum stairs with platforms and handrails. our lightweight yet durable all aluminum marine stairways, have been adapted for a variety of waterfront applications where the portability and virtually maintenance-free features are best utilized. our aluminum marine stair can be easily carried
ideally, stairs should not be steep, winding, curved, nor have open risers. where individuals are identified as having sight impairment, and are still allowed to use the stairs, the leading edge of the step should be marked to improve contrast between the step and edge. these features make the stairs safer for all users, including staff.
detailed requirements are specified to ensure both safe and effective use of stairs during both emergency egress and day-to-day usage. codes address riser heights, tread depths, stair landings, slopes, and slip resistance of surfaces.
use ½-inch plywood to fill the backs of open-riser steps. nail or screw this material into place so it will support added wood components, carpet or tile in a secure fashion. attach metal material in the open riser areas of each step, if you desire, but check to ensure that the metal will fit tightly and not have visible gaps.
kwik-step is a modular stairway system for the rapid construction and installation of permanent stairways for use on highways, rail embankments, by utility and environmental agencies and for temporary / emergency access
steel and aluminum stairs for waterfront access. our custom designed and fabricated stair systems are the ideal solution for traversing to your waterfront location. an alternative to a stair system is a hillside trolley to provide the ultimate in shoreline access. we offer a variety of stairs and can design and fabricate stair systems
dura embankment staircases are cost-effective. embankment stairway systems are made from tough and durable, robust fibreglass. they are also lightweight, high strength, anti-slip, non-corrosive and non-conductive and so overcome all of the problems normally associated with the use of traditional materials such as wood, steel and concrete.
the run of your stairs, which is the depth of your stair measured from the front of your staircase to its back. the stringers of your stairs are the side supports to either side of each step. the measurements for your stringers will be used in the creation of your concrete forms.
bespoke steps and stairs. our external stairs are made to integrate seamlessly into your building providing a safe, highly durable and cost-effective access or fire escape route, individually designed and manufactured to the highest uk standards, quality and regulations.