Are Spiral Staircase Kits Difficult to Install?
Spiral staircase kits are a great idea when you want to add a staircase to your home. It also serves as a decorative detail to any room. It can add a contemporary flair or a traditional detail depending on the design of the spiral staircase kit you choose. While you may feel overwhelmed installing a spiral staircase on your own, rest assured it's not that difficult. To give you an idea how easy it would be to install a spiral staircase kit, take a look at the basic steps involved in the process below.
- The first thing you'll need to do is to secure the base and the pole of your spiral staircase. Mark the center of the opening where the staircase will be installed. Then position and secure the base and screw the pole.
- Once the pole is set, it's time to insert the spacers, the spacer cans and the treads. Do this alternately. It's also important to alternate the placement of the treads to distribute the weight while setting up. Position the first one to your right, the next to your left and so on.
- Once you've reached the top, add another spacer and can before you finally set the landing and screw it into place.
- Now that the landing is secure, it's time to line up the treads and prepare installing the balusters. Remember that each tread's rear must overlap at least 1 inch to 3 inches of the following tread's front.
- Next starting from the bottom, you'll need to install the vertical rods to secure the treads in place as you prepare to install the handrail.
- Finally, install the handrail then the newel post on top of the spiral staircase.
Now don't you think spiral staircase kits are easy to install?
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