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Deck Steps With Flared Design, St. Louis County, by Archadeck

Deck Steps With Flared Design in St. Louis West County, by Archadeck

Just like railings, steps and stairs for your elevated deck, porch or screen room are a primary decision in the outdoor-living design process.

Stairs can provide an elegant element of contrast to an outdoor space or seamlessly blend with an outdoor structure with matching materials.

Nonetheless, steps and stairs should be functional, convenient and improve traffic flow.

Types of steps and stairs include:

  • Full set, single direction deck staircase with a consistent step width.
  • Full set, single direction or turning staircase with landings.
  • Broad, angled, half-moon, or curved step designs for wide backyard spaces.
  • Staircase or steps with a flared design.
  • Z-shaped staircase for traffic flow, space utilization and backyard access. Read the rest of this entry »
St. Louis Decks with Wide Stairs by Archadeck

Deck with Wide Stairs by Archadeck in St. Louis, Missouri

A major consideration and integral part of  the deck planning process is stair design.

Considerations for porch or deck stairs include available space, position, number, and width.

No outdoor structure is complete until the steps are an exact fit.

And often times wide steps are a fashionable choice for a porch or deck, home and backyard.

As we posted in our earlier article, “Deck Design:  Step-It-Up with Deck Railing and Stairs”,we wrote: Read the rest of this entry »

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