Laying hardwood on a stair landing may seem intimidating because you don’t want the bare hardwood showing on the landing’s edge. A simple piece of stair nosing wraps around the outer edge of your landing to create a finished edge. Stair Landings: wood flooring, stair landing edge treatments + custom made unfinished flooring in lengths to match our hardwood stair treads! Starecasing: With the StareCasing System three-step installation process, you just measure, cut and install. The patented tread and riser overlays fit over your existing staircase like a glove.
What do you do when you come to a landing or the very top step? (Top step will transition into a wood floor.) Do you cut the tread short and put planks behind it? Do you leave it at 12+ inches and then put planks behind it? I assume you should router a groove on the plank side regardless if you cut it short? Related article: Installation Tips for Stair Treads Forum Responses (Cabinet and Millwork Installation Forum) From contributor B: All you have to do is use a piece of landing tread. I will be puting some new oak pre fab stairs on in the next couple of weeks; however, i have a couple of landings to deal with half way up the stairs as you make 180 degree turn. Installing Hardwood on a Stair Landing. If you have a carpeted staircase with a landing in the middle, you will experience a challenge in installing seamless hardwood between the steps and the landing if you decide to rip out the carpeting.
I am planning to install hardwood on pre-existing stairs and landing that presently have rug on them. I am going to use 2/14 strip by 3/4 Asian rosewood wood. The experts at DIYNetwork.com show how to transform ho-hum stairs into an eye-catching statement. Finish the landing’s new hardwood floor by filling the holes with wood putty. Our unfinished premium bull-nosed landing tread is precision milled from solid hardwood not veneered, and is sold in two grades: Select, and Character.
Solid hardwood treads and risers are often installed on site, built on top of the existing rough framing. By boxing in the landing tread, the unsightly exposed stair case was hidden. Length Hardwood Stair Nose Molding – Unfinished and ready to stain or paint, this molding transitions from wood flooring to a top stair step. One strip was long enough for two landings – about 33 wide each. Find prefinished hardwood stair treads for oak & other wood staircases. Thick Landing Platforms (10). Used to transtion from stairs to hardwood flooring. This is an adventure in refinishing my hardwood staircase, told by an amateur artist and homeowner. We had stairs installed in August, but the landing oak seems to be splitting at its glued joint and looks unsightly. The fabricators have been out, tried to reinforce from below and filled the join. The good news is that laying wood floors isn’t rocket science. In front of fireplaces, in doorways and at the top of stair landings are places where you’ll want a clean appearance to the floor, not a bunch of shorts or a board with a huge mineral streak.