Types of Stairs

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So this week you’ve asked and we have the answer! What are the types of stairs? Knowing your staircase type will make it easier for our team to walk you through the installation process and offer you an immediate and accurate quote! 

So here we go! 

Box Stair

A box stair is straight, has no railing posts, and is closed in on all sides. A box stair approximately 3′ wide.

Cap Stair

A stair that has one open side with railing posts on it is known as a cap stair.

Double Cap Stair

A stair that is open with a railing on both sides of it.  

Pie Stair/Winder

A curved stair is called a pie stair or winder.

Open Stair

An open stair (sometimes called a “Hollywood Stair”) is a stair with no backing. It is straight, has no railing posts, and is closed in on all sides. It looks like a floating staircase. 

Bullnose

A bullnose stair is often found at the bottom of a staircase. It is wider than the rest of the stairs and is rounded on one or both sides.

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