Stair Systems



How high should the handrail be?

Always check with local codes. Generally, it’s between 30” and 34” from a line measured across the nosing faces of the...


I’m going to be carpeting my stair, but have to replace a few of the rises. What kind of board should I use?

A common board to use for this is a 1x8 #2 or #3 pine. You may need to cut it down to...


What kind of wood do I need for a stair tread?

You can buy hardwood pieces especially made as stair treads if you plan on having the stair parts exposed and finished nicely. If the stair will be...