Front steps change from wood to concrete treads with open risers

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Posted by: from Maple Ridge
11/6/2016 at 9:20:49 PM

I presently have a wood front staircase with seven steps 6 feet wide. There are four stringers supporting the steps and aluminum railings on each side. I want to update to exposed concrete precast treads, but I'm not sure how best to support the extra weight or the cost of having a contractor do the job properly.

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Date/Time11/7/2016 at 8:37:10 AM


Rough estimate for precast steps of normal dimensions would range from $3500 to $4500, delivered and installed.

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Date/Time2/26/2017 at 10:07:56 AM

Good morning,

It is likely your existing stairs are not supported on the base. It is best to put in a concrete footing at the base to support the weight and prevent movement.


Kingsway construction Inc.

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