Building steps used to require complicated measurements and difficult angled cuts, but the precut pressure treated stringers available at home centers today have made the job much easier. Allow for a stringer at each end of the steps and at 16" intervals in between. Listed here are photos about how to build exterior wood steps today x27 s homeowner, , etc.
Treated lumber is ideal for projects such as deck stairs basement steps and steps leading to back porches and outbuildings treated lumber is strong and long lasting it is always a smart choice for ground contact because it resists rot better than most wood products
Species amp sizes of pressure treated wood treated wood is generally available as dimensional stock in 2x4s 2x6s 4x4s and 2x2s for rail components 5 4x6s and 2x6s for decking 2x8s 2x10s and 2x12s for joists stair stringers and beams 6x6s for support posts and plywood the predominant species of treated wood is a regionally available softwood
Pressure treated lumber products such as yellawood ® brand products are treated in a pressurized cylinder the treatment process forces a waterborne preservative deep into the cellular structure of the wood providing long term protection against rot fungal decay and termite attack
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Finishing up the 1″ by 6″ treated pine deck boards on the bottom step had to be cut to fit around the bottom railing beam after the wood risers and treads were all scr w d in we finished the outsides with the same plytanium siding panel that we used for the porch skirting we cut it into the same shape as the stringers except extended it all the way to the ground