Standard Stair Dimensions: Designing a Perfect Set of Stairs

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What are Standard Stair Dimensions? The general rule for standard stair dimensions that is accepted by many general contractors and stair designers across the United States is known as the “7-11” rule. This means the rise is 7 inches and the run is 11 inches. This rule can be applied to any staircase design, but…

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Space Saving Stairpans – The Future of Commercial Stair Systems

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Product Innovations Such As Our Space Saving Stairpans are a Key Component of Our Continued Growth & Success Space Saving Stairpans came about as a means of solving a challenge a potential customer was facing. Recently, we worked with the general contractor and miscellaneous metal sub-contractor, of a large residential high-rise project, in a major metropolitan city,…

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Stairpans? Am I Supposed to Know What Those Are?

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Stairpans: You Might Not Think You Know What One Is – But Chances Are You’ve Walked on One Stairpans are everywhere. You may even have walked on one of ours. Our stairpans can be found in buildings all over the US and even a few in Canada. From some of the tallest buildings in the…

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Perforated Stairpans for Safety and Visual Appeal

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Perforated Stairpans Improve Visibility, Safety & Aesthetics Perforated Stairpans improve visibility for pedestrians using commercial stairwells, allowing them to see foot traffic both above and below, and alerting them to any potential dangers. Holes also allow more light to filter through making stairwells a brighter, friendlier environment. When architects need to design a stairway that…

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