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Converting from carpet/ plywood/ builder's grade

Let's say if they are currently carpeted/ spruce, you can purchase our solid hardwood stairs tread. You may use those to go over the existing tread to reface the entire staircase.


Since you are planning to cap your existing stair structure, you may have concerns about the resulting height of your stairs. It's important to note that the first step will be 3/4-7/8" higher, while the last step will be 3/4"-7/8" lower. However, all the steps in between will remain the same height as before since you are capping all steps. In case you are changing the upper floor from carpet/laminate to hardwood, the flooring will add another 3/4" to the height, resulting in everything being leveled out. We highly recommend measuring the existing rise for the first and last steps before beginning the renovation to ensure that your staircase complies with by-law requirements and does not pose any safety hazards. Comfort is equally important, so make sure to prioritize that when planning the renovations


Material list:

Stair's tread

Risers

Nosing

Stain & varnish/ polyurethane

Construction adhesive

18GA Brad nail

Paint

Wood filler/ patching compound


Stair's tread

Our stair tread comes in standard size 36"/ 42" 48" and several different shapes,

Named: box/ one side open/ both side open/ Pie shape/ Round bullnose tread


Box: 36"/ 42"/ 48" in stock

normally use where both side against stringer/ wall.


One side open: 42"/ 48" in stock

Either side against the stringer/ wall and the opposite side expose.

PS. We classified them left/right side in going up direction.


Both side open: Custom order

You provide us the inside dimensions of the step and we can make it accordingly.


Pie shape: Stock/ Custom order

We always recommend customer to brought in a template for their pie shape stairs. Then you may test fit them into our standard stock see if it works out or not. If it works, you may take it right away, if not we may use the template you provided to custom make one accordingly.


Round bullnose tread: Stock/ Custom order

We always recommend customer to brought in a template for their pie shape stairs. Then you may test fit them into our standard stock see if it works out or not. If it works, you may take it right away, if not we may use the template you provided to custom make one accordingly.


Risers:

Typical risers are made by plywood with wood veneer:

Sizes in common 8" x 48" x 7/16"


Bendable riser which used for the very first step:

sizes in common 8" x 96" x 1/8"


Nosing:

You normally required nosing when you reach to any landing.

Our standard nosing fits for any 3/4" flooring, 12mm floating floor, 1/4" vinyl floors


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