Types of Timber Stair Treads
Changing the stair treads in a home can be a needed repair or upgrade – or a dramatic yet inexpensive aesthetic remodelling. As a diy job, replacing stair treads in your home could be an extremely satisfying low-cost, high-impact change. As in all house restoration endeavors, you’ll want to choose the best top quality products to ensure that your hard work stands up throughout the years.
Our stair treads are all made of top-notch hardwoods; only FAS and also select grade lumber are used (except for Knotty Alder and Knotty Pine). They are not crafted and do not have veneers. You’ll locate a vast selection of long lasting as well as gorgeous timbers to choose from, in every design as well as thickness we offer, all provided in both unfinished and also prefinished designs.
You might be aiming to replace some old, dented as well as gouged stairs, or to update your tired-looking carpet or linoleum-covered actions – or you may be planning an entire face-lift for your entryway, one that includes lovely wood steps on that open-air stairs. Regardless, you’ll have to recognize a little concerning the different types of stair treads available: replacement, full thickness, as well as added thick. Which style suits your needs?
Substitute Stair Treads
When all you require is a straightforward, utilitarian stair tread – for example, to upgrade your grassy actions – a replacement stair tread could be your answer. Also called retro fit treads, substitute treads have a 3/4″ body – a little strip is glued to the front to make a full 1″ bullnose. They are developed to fit over existing stairs and also allow the bullnose (the piece at the front of each tread) to cover the front of each existing step.
These are an affordable choice, offered in prefinished as well as incomplete designs, ideal for replacing lots of actions simultaneously, or making required repair work to utility stairs. The capacity to merely affix this style of stair tread over the existing tread saves you the step of removing old treads and maybe discovering additionally needed repairs.
Complete Density Stair Treads
Full density stair treads, at an uniform density of 1″, are a prominent selection of tread design as a result of their strength and visual appeal. They are an exceptional, functional option for a lot of stair tread substitute projects. Built by gluing boards from front to back and also using a complete bullnose to the front of each tread, these are excellent all-purpose, tough treads.
Consider complete thickness for non-open staircases (with risers), in any kind of room of your house; they are both beautiful and functional. They can be discolored or finished to blend with the rest of the home’s tones, or they can be repainted before being mounted. These all-wood treads not just make your stairs look strong and also sturdy, they back the aesthetic up with lasting quality. Available in prefinished and unfinished designs.
Additional Thick Stair Treads
If you are constructing or replacing action in an open stairs, you will certainly intend to consider additional thick stair treads. Carefully take into consideration the exposure of all aspects of your staircase and also its specific treads: are only the front edges as well as step surface areas noticeable, such as on a stairs versus a wall surface, with storage or home furnishings below it? Or is your open staircase a central component of the area, with room for guests to stroll under it – and also search for?
For lots of open staircases, you will be able to make use of Quality ONE of treads where the bottom is not developed to be seen – it will certainly still be planed smooth, but not fined sand or finished entirely. If, nevertheless, your open stairs is the centerpiece of the room, and visible from underneath, you will certainly wish to pick Quality 2S, where all sides, including the bottoms are visually appealling.
Extra thick stair treads are offered in 1-1/4″, 1-1/2″, or 1-3/4″ densities. These treads are made by gluing timber boards from front to back; the boards are strong from top to bottom. Available in prefinished and also incomplete designs.
Whatever your requirements, our extensive choice of timbers, coatings, as well as densities implies you can locate the best, exceptional top quality wood stair tread right here. Every tread is slowly and also carefully made, causing a piece that will certainly add beauty and also beauty to any residence.
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