Many specialized firms and companies currently engaged in the production of concrete staircases for private houses, as this element of architecture is gaining momentum in popularity. Selection of staircases is very extensive and consists of many diverse species that differ in form, texture and characteristics of the material from which they were made. In accordance with the financial welfare of the family and aesthetic ideas of the customer, you can choose a ready-made design according to your taste. One of the most popular materials nowadays can be noted wood, metal or glass. But some users prefer to run the stairs with your hands, without the help of specialists. In such cases, professionals suggest that you use several simple, but mandatory tips.
The staircase is made of concrete, is ideal for people who are not ready to large financial costs, and at the same time want to save money and to make a quality ladder in his house. For execution of such works need to be patient and the materials from which the ladder will be executed. Concrete has many advantages, it is very durable in use, resistant to humidity and fire will be a source of noise, and most importantly, its aesthetic advantage – it is multifaceted in subsequent decorating.
The initial stage in the manufacture of ladders is planning its future location. This should be done at the construction stage in the process to start building the stairs. When the spot is defined, you need to calculate the number of stages, this stage will also facilitate further work. According to the existing norms of the step width should be at least a meter, and the height of the middle step of around 17 cm
The Foundation for the stairs is a box in which will be filled with concrete, it is called planking. For its production need timber, the area of metal, plywood and fittings; boards will be strengthened with special plates that won't allow them to SAG. To secure the supporting structure, must be secured at the base of the metal frame by welding. Next, the formwork is filled with concrete solution, carefully aligned and stacked compactly. For additional reinforcement, before pouring concrete, install the iron bars. There are certain standards for the manufacture of concrete, usually concrete and gravel 1:3, and sand with water 2:0.7 respectively.
Without the need for external furnish of concrete stairs
will not look too aesthetically pleasing, so professional masters recommend to use for finishing wood, laminate, stone or other materials. Finish recommended and the outer and inner, to keep the look of the stairs from all sides and to extend its operation.