The difficulty of building stairs depends on the type of material you use. You can use prefabricated concrete elements step, cast concrete or stone and cooperating stone. But the most economical material to use for outdoor stairs is pressure-impregnated wood and now that many home-building centers sell pre-cut stair strings, the job is much easier.
To start, determine how many steps you need to handle the vertical ladder. You can accomplish this by purchasing a three, four or five build stairs strings from your home building center and see which one is most suitable. You need a stringer for each end of the stairs and one was 24 inches of width. Cut a bit 2 with 10 pressure impregnated wood width of stairs. Place the anchoring disc flat against the housing and use a level to make sure it is level with the house. Use a masonry piece to drill holes through the anchoring disc and into the housing and screw the board to the housing with 4-inch masonry screws.
Lay 12-inch square patio stones on the ground where the bottom of the stringer will sit. Attach metal hangers to the anchor plate where your stringers will be placed. Place your stringers in hangers and screw them in with a 1/4-inch tire screws. Use a box to make sure that stringer is square with the house and ground. For stairs from a deck, lay 12-inch square patio stones on the ground where the bottom of the stringer will sit. Screw the stringers to the front of your tires from behind with 2 1/2 inch tire screws. Make sure the stringers are square to the deck.
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