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STAIR TYPES | TWO STRINGER

The structural member that supports the treads and risers is called a stringer. There are typically two stringers, one on either side of the stairs, though there can be single stringers as in “Centre- stringer” stairs and “Cantilever“ stairs. ...

STAIR SHAPE | CIRCULAR

A circular staircase resembles a circle in plan. The steps wind similar to a spiral staircase, but there is no support pole in the middle. A circular staircase may have a very narrow diameter like the one seen in this picture or a wide curve giving it a very grand...

TYPES OF STAIRS

The steps of stairs are supported by inclined beams called “stringers”, which are strung between two floors slabs. There are typically two stringers, one on either side of the staircase; though the treads may be supported in many other ways. Therefore, it...

STAIR SHAPE | SPIRAL

A Spiral stairs is a flight of stairs whose treads wind around a central post in a spiral or helix shape. Spiral stairs are the best option in small spaces and are a good alternative to normal staircases.  Spiral staircases are also great for modern houses as they...

STAIR SHAPE | ARCHED

Arched Stairs are stairs with a flight resembling an arch in its plan. They add luxury to the entrance of any home. Arched stairs require skill to manufacture and are expensive. But they are definitely a good investment as they create a good impression. Using...

STAIR SHAPE | CURVED

Curved Stairs are stairs which curve in plan. The treads in such stairs are wedge-shaped, tapering at one end. Curved stairs are elegant and graceful in appearance and for this reason, the most desired in houses. Advantages of Curved stairs: A curved staircase will...
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