Stairs, in a unique way, are like bridge. They connect certain location to opposite ones, enabling people to go from one place to another and back. They make two ends meet, being a series of steps between one level to another, or from one floor to another. We simply walk or run unto them every day of our lives, but do we know how important stairs are? Well I think it’s time for us to know and appreciate that stairs are one of the many things that should be given importance not just because it gives great visual in our house’ interior but let us discover much more of stairs.
Stairs makes the construction of sky scrapers and multiple story houses and dwellings possible, saving real property space on the ground and creating enormous room- space upward, even until the top floors “soar” above the clouds. Elevators may take the place of stairways but they cannot quite replace them in purpose and utility, Emergency stairs, for instance, are indispensable and requirement of any building code anywhere in the world, having been rendered necessary by threats of electrical power outages fires, earthquakes, and other natural calamities or emergencies. Notwithstanding their common function of providing the means on which to walk, or run, up and down elevated structures in case problems and for safety.
Stairs take on varied designs and forms, depending on their specific purposes. A staircase, for instance that comes from exotic lumbers or rare woods are trappings of wealth and luxury. But in order for you to have the most in your stairway, you need to design and decide the specific stairs parts in order for one to have the most beautiful and stunning staircase at home. Another type of stairs is Stairwells that take on vertical shafts containing stairways that usually spiral up to the higher level, commonly used for structures conserving space, an example of which is the stair of a lighthouse. Still, others are made not traditionally; sometimes contemporary and a bit weird just to take on the forms and design that best suit today’s technologically influenced modern living.
Whether stairs is arranged as a single- flight stairway or as a series of flight, they serve their function in whatever materials they are designed. Stairs might be made of wood, concrete or steel etc. It will be sure to serve its purpose. So if you’re planning to build or design one, the best qualities of a stair to be considered would be beauty and utility, paying close attention to specially to stair treads.