Wood stair treads can vary from weekend project DIY simple design requires elaborate an experienced contractor. If your need is to simply replace a worn stairs, go a step further with a little creativity. Make most of natural beauty, durability and longevity of wood. results can make a big difference in attractiveness and showcase pride you have in your home.
Create cascading stairs of a house built on a slope. This treatment will make a sophisticated statement for wood stair treads to entrance of a house or stairs leading to a patio or pool. Make a width difference of at least 2 feet for each level to create cascade effect starting at ground level and continuing until landing of staircase level.
If you are designing stairs to a backyard which is open and unfenced, use lattice to add a touch of privacy. Place 2 x 6 lattice panels along railings of wooden stairs. You can stagger panels every 2 or 3 feet or adjoining panels to create a continuous panel. To block visibility on one side (as side facing a street), just use network on that side of ladder. Stain wood stair treads and railing of same color to match stairs and fencing to give design a well coordinated look.