Concrete Stair Treads Ideas
Concrete stair treads are durable and versatile, which have made them a choice building materials in the home improvement community. Stacking a staircase is an easy way to raise the value of your home while. When placing a staircase, you need to choose if you want to use a rubber nosing, which will help the steps be safer by making them non-slip. It is best to consult home improvement store where you buy your trays, to see if this step is necessary.
Measure the concrete stair treads and the appearance of each step. Add these numbers and multiply by the width of each step. Then multiply this number by the number of steps you have. This will give you that part of your stairs. Purchase as many trays as you need to cover the area plus 10 percent more to take into account any broken plates during transport, installation or cutting. Sand every step and clean them, and make sure to check with that level so you do not remove too much from any area.
If you have concrete stair treads or other surfaces that are not suitable. Measure and cut the cement support slab to fit the tread and riser of each step. Mix the mortar as instructed on the package. Start the top step and work your way down. Spread a layer of mortar onto the cement support plate; make sure it is level with level. Allow the mortar to dry according to the instructions. This usually takes 24 to 36 hours. You now have a stable base that you can tile. Mix the thin-set mortar according to the instructions on the package. Mix only as much as you can spread for half an hour.