Steps

07
Dec

Irregular Spindles

Openings are wider than today’s standard!  Possibly not installed by a professional.

27
Nov

The Use of Tempered Glass

Windows at bottom of stairs ,within 18" of floor and next to entry doors needs to be tempered glass  when installed or replaced.   This new construction was not tempered glass.

17
Nov

Unsafe Steps…….

Doggy door landing steps.  No hand , I mean paw railing!

24
Oct

Stair Safety is No Accident

It’s 20 degrees, dusk and the steps have snow and some ice. It’s times like this we all know how important a good solid hand rail is. In fact, for some of our older friends, steps can be treacherous even on normal days without a handrail. If there are three or more steps a handrail is needed for safety. Like most safety issues, they do not seem important until we find ourselves in trouble.