Timber stairs are normally installed over a steel framework and the main parts of timber stairs are the timber treads, risers, and landings while the nosing of the timber treads are optional, it is recommended as it “softens” the hard edges of the steps which prevent cuts if there is a case of a misstep.
There are various designs when it comes to the perfect staircase above all, “Floating Stairs” or “Cantilevered Stairs” are a popular design trend in Singapore furthermore, Teak and Oak Stair boards are commonly used as they come in wide and long planks eliminating any joints.Prices of timber treads and landings vary not just by the type of timber, but also thickness and width.A full board of timber would cost substantially more than jointed pieces of timber to create a stair tread or landing.
The process of installation of timber stair treads is very similar to timber floors.Timber stair handrails, on the other hand, is install over a steel bracket which is anchor to the wall. The material for stair handrails comes from sawn S4S timber and is profile through a machine. Type of profile includes oval (egg-shaped), square and circular.