Published at Tuesday, December 10th 2019, 01:38:02 AM by Friedhelm Franke. Attic Stairs. Wood or plywood is a great material for staircases, it makes any space cozier and comfier and you can easily construct such a staircase. If you think that a wooden staircase will take a lot of space, you are wrong, you can make a super space-efficient and narrow stairs even with storage: with cubbies and drawers inserted into it. There are also modern options with triangular-shaped steps that look very original.
Published at Tuesday, December 03rd 2019, 13:34:26 PM. By Renata Maier. Even if you prefer hard surfaces such as hardwood or laminate, carpet on the stairs is still a good idea, even if it is in the form of a runner on the stairs. Having carpet on the stairs is infinitely safer than having the stairs covered with hard surface flooring. Hard surfaces are slippery, and can easily lead to a fall. Should a fall occur, carpet offers a much softer landing spot than hardwood or laminate, which could help reduce the likelihood of injury.
Published at Monday, December 02nd 2019, 13:38:02 PM. putting in By Gertraud Wittmann. While you`re at it, take note of tread width. A wider stair is a big plus for a customer who carries large loads in and out of the attic.
Published at Monday, December 02nd 2019, 13:38:02 PM. to bedroom By Benedikt Ritter. The two-level attic star ideas make them easier to climb to, with a simple design that adds to the house’s modern charm.
Published at Monday, December 02nd 2019, 13:38:02 PM. adding By Esther Hartmann. The zigzagging design is ideal for a narrow house since they save more space than a traditional square design. The construction is close to the walls, utilizing the corner space for a more space-efficient design.
Published at Monday, December 02nd 2019, 13:38:02 PM. By Bernadette Albers. There are two types of stain bases: oil and water. Never mix the two. Pick one and go with it. Although water-based stains can be applied over an oil base, but only after 24 hours or longer to ensure the oil-based stain is completely dry and no longer emitting dangerous fumes. Oil is often a popular type of stain because it is easy to use and looks natural. However, water-based stains come in a larger variety of colors.
Published at Monday, December 02nd 2019, 13:32:23 PM. small to By Friedhelm Franke. A few years ago, Tom Silva was halfway up a folding attic stair, trying to figure out why it wasn`t working right, when a loose screw let go, a spring popped, and the stair swung out from under him. Tom crashed to the floor and broke his foot, an injury that forced him to spend the next six months on crutches. The lesson? "An attic stair is a ladder," says the TOH general contractor. "You wouldn`t use a broken ladder, and you definitely shouldn`t use a broken attic stair.
Published at Sunday, December 01st 2019, 10:22:50 AM. By Gertraud Wittmann. Any style of carpet can be used on stairs. Many people are worried about how the carpet will look where it wraps around the edge of the stair, or where it has to be cut around railing posts. Common concerns include being able to see the backing of the carpet as it wraps around the edge (especially with a looped carpet, such as Berber) and being able to see the seams where it has been joined together around a post.