Designing Stairs with Closed Riser Treads

When designing your staircase, one design detail that can drastically change the overall look of your staircase is choosing closed riser treads.

Choosing closed riser treads for your staircase can create a unique zigzag effect, giving the illusion of a floating staircase. These type of staircases are called cantilevered stairs. They are anchored on one side of the staircase with a steel frame, then later covered with wood treads. The results, an immaculate design for any contemporary or modern home.

Closer riser treads can also be chosen for other types of staircases. Another type of staircase you can design with closed riser treads are center-beam staircases. These type of staircase designs can create a nice contemporary ambiance to your home. Closed riser treads adds an unexpected elegance to any staircase design. Whether you are trying to create a modern look or an industrial style, it can be achieved by simply choosing closed riser treads.

Closed Riser Treads create the illusion of a Floating Zigzag Staircase.

Closed Riser Treads create the illusion of a Floating Zigzag Staircase.

A pyramid design was created for the landing, providing dual access up the staircase.

A pyramid design was created for the landing, providing dual access up the staircase.

Floating Staircase with White Oak Wood & StarFire Glass Railings keep the beach feel throughout this waterfront property.

Floating Staircase with white oak wood treads keep a beachy feel throughout this waterfront property.

Featuring a Custom Steel Center-beam, Wood Treads with Closed Risers, and Clear Glass Inlay Railings.

Featuring a Custom Steel Center-beam, Wood Treads with Closed Risers, and Clear Glass Inlay Railings.

Closed Riser Treads of White Oak Wood Feature Matte Black Steel Rods

Closed Riser Treads of White Oak Wood Feature Matte Black Steel Rods

Concrete Treads Feature Glass Standoff Railing

Concrete Treads Feature Glass Standoff Railing

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