how to attach stair risers to deck

Add the Risers and DIY Stair Treads. Nail on the second riser board and then screw on the two 2x6 bottom treads leaving a 1/4-in. gap between the boards. Nail on the next riser then the next tread and so on to work your way to the top of the stairs. 【Get Price】

Every set of stairs has to be connected to the deck somehow. It is not always done the same way. Here are the various ways in which you can attach them and it is dependent on joist direction or the style of the stairs. 【Get Price】

Screw the riser portion into place using #16 framing nails in a nail gun toenailing them at an angle through the riser into the landing. Use 3" deck screws to attach the tread portion to the floor. Also attach the stringer to the legs of the third landing. Scribe a line with a level across the landing and attach the second stringer in same manner. 【Get Price】

Deck stairs are typically made from 2 x 12 stringers spaced about 12 to 16 inches apart. They rest on a solid foundation and are attached to the deck with hangers. They have risers (also called toe kicks) treads and railings. 【Get Price】

Laying Out & Attaching Deck Stair Stringers How you attach the stair stringers to the top of the deck and to any landings will be critical. You should reinforce the rim behind the stairs to provide a solid base for attachment. 【Get Price】