Finishing and stair coverings - the variety of materials and their characteristics

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Construction And Repair
20 May 2016

ladder should ensure safe movement and harmony "fit" in the interior.It is necessary to protect the structure itself against premature wear and home owners eliminate the need for ever-repair facility and discomfort while using them.Rationally solve the whole range of tasks will allow stair nosing, which is applicable to perform an extensive range of finishing materials.Let's discuss the choice of a way of facing and find the best option.


Landmarks in the choice of finishes for stairs ↑

In fact, stair coverings is a decoration of the existing wooden frame metal structures or concretemarches with the landing.The end result should combine with optimization of the performance and the formation of favorable

conditions.An important argument justifying the preference of the material and the method of implementation, the question is, can it be done finishing ladder with their hands.Summing up the arguments "for" and subtracting all aspects of the wording "against", the owner will make the right choice.

Finishing stairs with his hands
The list of arguments the choice of material listed as decorative trim, insulation quality, operational reliability and the ability to do the job with their own hands

Basically solution to the arithmetic problem is based on three "pillars", is:

  • configuration design;
  • soundproof preferred options;
  • contingent of users.
Facing wood stairs with his hands
important aspect for the choice of material finish - the configuration of the structure, with ladder zabezhnymi steps easier and aesthetically decorate wood

opportunities for self, the method depends on the willingness of the owner to decorate the staircase, from his zeal and the availability of skills.Of course, you need to take into account in the central or in the economic zone and the extent of the ladder set presentable buildings.

Select finishing materials for stairs ↑

surfaces of concrete, metal and wooden ladders trim completely or partially, applies a combination of different materials.For example, the finishing stages of the concrete stairs can be made of wood, and as the fence is quite useful to use nickel-plated parts, forged products, and glass.

Facing concrete staircase tree with glass railings
Facing concrete and metal staircases tree perfectly combined with glass railings

riser and sides of the stringers can just paint, and tread oblitsevat stone and put it combined with the baseboard.It is quite feasible ladder laminate finish 31th grade wear-resistant parquet strips, and any flooring.The mass of options, look at each of them.

Staircase carpet ↑

preferable trim carpet stairs families with young children in homes where there are elderly people, are sensitive to excessive noise sonorous steps on the stone surface.Often carpet lining the central staircase reputable organizations.

Finish the stairs with carpet in a country house
stair nosing carpet prefer to families with small children and elderly people, the benefits cover the absence of noise and pleasant tactile sensations

elastic soft material do not need to be cut, he was immediately placed.Mounting is made of plastic, wood baseboards, mostly brass rods to be fixed in the tread specific clips.In the case of acting too much tread use additional rod-rods.

to extend the life of carpet under his trail felt or similar material.Carpeted can be any design, cementing folds bent pins or needles.

Finishing stairs carpet
Finishing stairs with carpet: a method and device for packing on coil coating winders

Linoleum, rubber mats, laminated ↑

Cover them only tread.Rubber slip mats and the cut linoleum fastened to the wooden stairs with metal straps and corners.Corners are used for attachment to the long side of the tread, to the end of the strap.To concrete and metal surfaces simply glued with a special compound.

Rods and corners are also used for fixing the laminate.To trim the tread will need solid bracket for riser material cut jigsaw on the marked line in advance.

Facing the stairs with laminate
for stair coverings laminate using metal corners and trims, corners set along the long side of the tread, instead of the end brackets with fixing material may be skirting

Notice.At the design stage should be taken into account the type and size of fences, the location component parts.

Clinker stairs, tile, granite ↑

finished clinker and granite steps with anti-slip coating - a great option, available from the manufacturers for all types of constructions.Choose and now you can buy a complete set of everything for the entire structure to the left or right-mounted plinths.With the finishing of the finished set of stair steps performed quite simply, if the dimensions of the construction elements correspond to the size of the product.If non-compliance will have to make the size of screed concrete.

Finishing steps of the staircase
finishing steps of the staircase of granite ready sets is easy and fast, steps fitted with an anti-slip surface topography

Ceramic tiles have to be cut, that not all the performers out aesthetically.For facing the spiral staircase it is generally not recommended: many will be unsightly seams.Facing direct marches tiles must begin with the bottom step.

Finishing stairs tiles
Gently beautiful oblitsevat stairs tile is difficult, from the laying of floor ceramics winders often refuse to even professionals

Finishing natural stone ↑

is the same as the stair coverings tiles, as used for finishing granite, marble, non-porous sandstone or basalt is available in a similar format.Cons material sonorous sound effect from the steps and cost.For porous rocks overly complicated care.

Facing with marble staircase
stair coverings natural stone attracts operational long-term, pushes the high cost, the need to hire decorators, not everyone is happy with the sound of steps and feeling cold

cheap solution - paint ↑

If you have absolutely no interest presentable finish the stairs of concrete or metal, ifit leads to the basement or other domestic premises can be trite to paint all the components of the composition of the structure with water-repellent properties.The paint protects the material, but the stage will remain cold.From the loud steps she did not deliver.However, if the lining of concrete steps ladder will combine dark wood treads with a light colored paint risers, the structure will be more elegant and visually lighter.

Finishing of metal stairs: covering water-repellent paint
Staining - budgetary practical solution that protects the material from premature wear

stairs from the lumber can be painted or covered translucent protective and decorative enamel, clear or tinted lacquer, antiseptic impregnated with dye.

Finishing stairs with his hands
interesting variant staining staircase with wooden steps and rails and metal bowstring

Wood and its priorities ↑

lightweight material with excellent thermal insulation and decorative qualities can be easily treated, combined with all existing versions of the lining, organically looks in any interior.Facing concrete staircase tree slightly increase the weight of the already heavy bulky design, construction unattractive give respectability.Trimmed with wood structure can be of any configuration, install fences with beautiful curly balusters, use artistic carvings.

Boarding ladder tree
Wood - a material with excellent aesthetic and thermal insulation properties, it is easy to process, significantly increases the weight of the structure

main plus - the wood will make stage warm them safely walk will be even barefoot.Because the owners of suburban housing in the priority of wood trim metal stairs, because it is so well as the concrete is not happy owners of comfortable warmth.

Finish modular metal stairs
modular staircase with metal frames, stringers with wooden steps

In such cases, the welded metal ridge set or just tread or step on top of all elements of the pre-laid water-resistant plywood.After facing all steps possible to sheathe plasterboard construction.

Finish metal stairs tree
Steps metal stairs can be completely sheathe tree or install only the wooden treads

Phased wood paneling staircase ↑

sheathe concrete stairs timber can be almost two months after it fills.Concrete in this period will provide all the excess moisture to set him over the timber does not warp, do not crack and subsequently deformed.The number and the complexity of processing steps depend on the quality of the fill.Full cycle of concrete staircase wood trim will include:

  • alignment.The surface of the monolithic structures with a fair number of shortcomings need to be aligned.To do this, use the standard methods of leveling the concrete base: the screed and lags.For hardening self-leveling polymer blend take a week or two, concrete screed will stiffen and lose moisture again about two months.It is better to use logs.And they are built quickly, and the weight of the ladder is not too will increase.

important.If the originally planned construction of monolithic cladding wood, the design should take into account the thickness of the coating material.With great care should be taken to the assembly of the formwork for pouring the concrete stairs, it was not necessary to correct the alignment using even the size disparity levels.

Facing concrete staircase tree
Facing wood on the steps concrete staircase laid over waterproof plywood
  • Laying plywood with moisture repellent properties over the screed, lag or over peeled plaster build-up and steps.The material should be selected with a thickness of 12 mm, attach it fired pins.
  • Fastening elements stages to the plywood.It is carried out using glue and screws.
  • By marking set plinth, balusters, handrails and then attach the decorative details fence.

Most often lined staircase tree determines the use of polished and processed parts of paint formulations.However, no one stops to perform the paint job after.

know the technology cladding and finishing of stairs is necessary not only to those who decided on their own to do the job, but also to those who decided to hire decorators and selects the optimum method of lining.The findings will help the owner identify and prevent violations of workers striving to save on time and materials.