How To Calculate Landscaping Stairs?


Calculating Number of Steps Convert the rise into inches; Divide the total rise by 6 inches to figure out the number of steps you need.


An alternative formula is: two risers + one tread = 63cm. This would deliver a 33cm tread for a 15cm riser. To produce a close approximation of the number of steps required, calculate the change of level in your garden and then divide by 15cm. Riser heights can be adjusted slightly, but make sure that all steps are the same height.

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Frequently Asked Questions

and Tread Depth [B] as needed. Follow the steps below to design your stair stringer:

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· Landings must not be less than 750mm long and have a gradient not steeper than 1:50 – this is to restrict the distance a person could fall down a stair. · Riser (R) and Going (G) dimensions are specified in detail in the code. Such dimensions are assessed based on the formula 2R + G.

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From ‘ BHG Australia ‘ learn how to build outdoor stairs. This is a similar project to above, but the directions and materials are a little simpler, and probably better for the average size yard. Lots of step by step (no pun intended!) photos! Learn to build brick and paver garden stairs from ‘ DIY Network ‘.

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Follow the steps below to design your stair stringer: Enter the Total Rise [A] (see diagram) Select the Target Step Height [F] (or accept the default – 7") Select the Tread Thickness [C] (or accept the default – 1 1/2") Select the Tread Depth [B] (or accept the default – 10 1/2") Choose the Stringer Mount Type (Standard or Flush) Click Calculate

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