2What are Stairs?A flight of steps is known as a stair. Stairs provide easy access to various levels of the home.All styles of homes, except the ranch with no basement have stairs.A flight is a stairway or set of steps between one floor or landing and the next.
3Types of stairsSix general types of stairs are commonly used in residential construction.They are:Straight flight stairsL stairs (or dog-leg)Double L stairsU stairsWinder stairsSpiral stairs
4The Straight flight stairs The straight flight or straight run stairs are the stairs used most in new home construction.Straight stairs, as the name implies, have no turns.These stairs are not as expensive to construct as other types of stairs.
8Double L StairsDouble L stairs require two 90 degree turns along the flight.They may be used when space is not available for either the straight or L stairs.Double L stairs are not frequently used in residential construction.
10U-StairsU Stairs may be constructed may be either as wide U or narrow U stairs. Both have two flights of steps parallel to each other with a landing between.The difference between wide and narrow U stairs is the space between the two flights.
17What have you learnt? What are the 6 types of Stairs mentioned? T/F- the use of spiral stairs is highly encouragedI have pie shaped steps which function as a landing. What am I?T/F- another name for the l-shaped stairs is the doglegT/F- U-stairs can be both wide u and narrow u
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