To tile stairs, select a suitable set of traction tiles and place them using cement and making sure they are level. Gather tile-laying material, and employ suitable techniques to ensure all tiles are affixed evenly.
To install ceramic tile on stairs, first ensure that the risers and treads are level and then apply a mortar bed. Next, apply the tiles using the thin-set method and grout to finish the job. Ceramic tile can cover stairs made of wood, concrete or steel.
To build a set of stairs, calculate its rise and run, cut stringers according to the calculations and install them, then attach the treads and risers to the stringers. Building stairs is fairly straightforward, with just a few design choices that builders need to consid...
To carpet stairs, staple carpet padding to each stair, cut the carpet to size, and attach it with staples. To complete this project, you need carpeting, padding, staples and an electric stapler.
The different types of stairs include box, cap, double cap, winder and open. There are also bullnose stairs that work as part of a staircase. Different types of stairs are identified by their tread, riser and nosing.
Building a set of stairs requires accurate math calculations and compliance with local building codes. Know the required vertical and horizontal distance for the staircase before beginning construction.
New wall tile can be applied over ceramic wall tiles. However, wall tile should not be applied over vinyl tile unless a backer board is first placed over the existing tile.