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3 Things To Consider When It Comes To Stair Posts

When talking about the things to be considered in discussing stair posts, let us concentrate on some of the stair post types or structures available in the market. Stair post types and lengths are in different variations which suit customer needs.

Always get the best designs.

It is salient so as to select the best design for your stair post in the most suitable way. There, let us examine some of the stair post styles in the market. Standard square stair posts are the superiors in uncomplicated design. Clean lines which are in the square posts will maintain the trend for a long period of time, without going out of fashion. Stop-chamfered stair post style is a classical contemporary style which precisely highlights the texture and natural beauty of wood. In stop oval style, a stunning balustrade is created by its simplistic and modern look linked with timeless elegance.

As there are different types of stair posts, you have to be careful in selecting the appropriate one.

PST-1 is using to match staircases which are old. There is a more vogue in using PST-3 in present circumstances as PST-1 is using very rarely. These are using in the bottom part of the staircase. PST-2 is using in the places where the landing is at 1100mm and where the value of the rake is at 900m. PST-3 is the most popular stair post in the stocks of the Pear Stairs Company. It is commonly used in landings, particularly where the sloping rail coming upwards meeting the horizontal landing rail. PST-4 is using on the corners which are situated inside of a four stepped winder stair. PST-5 is using in the places where handrail runs over the tip of the regular handrail newel. Best suitable style to be used inside corners of three stepped stairs is the pulpit.

Stair post configurations and base lengths are other prominent factors which you should consider when it comes to stair posts. 

As an example, there is a staircase configuration which is called “dog leg” which is consisting of bullnose steps. There are quarter turn staircases with a landing. For tops, bottoms of stairs and landings of stairs, it is required to have a 700 mm newel base and a turned newel. For other posts of your desired type, you can measure the prevailing lengths. Search for the next size up for newel base after taking off the turned newel length. Some of the standard base lengths are 3600mm, 3000mm, 2400mm, 1500mm, 915 mm, 500 mm and so on.

As an example, by the mentioned procedure below, you can you can choose a newel base which suits an existing newel with value 2407 mm. First of all, you have to deduct 790mm (length of the PST-3) from 2407 mm.  Then you have round off the result so as to obtain the closest next maximum base size. Here as the rounded off value for the above calculation is 1800mm, you can order an 1800 mm newel base included in PST-3.