How much space is needed for a curved staircase?
If you are going through a hole in the floor your finished floor opening should be two inches greater than your stair’s diameter. For example, if you are using a 3’6” spiral stair to get you access to an attic through a hole in the floor then you would need a finished floor opening of 44 inches x 44 inches.
What are the dimensions of a spiral staircase?
The smallest size diameter we offer is 3 feet 6 inches (42″ X 42″). Standard diameters increase in six inch increments, 42″ x 42″ to 48″ x 48″ to 54″ x 54″ and so forth.
Spiral Staircase Diameter.
|Spiral Staircase Diameter & Footprint|
|4′-6″||54″ x 54|
|5′-0″||60″ x 60″|
Is spiral staircase safe?
They are generally installed due of their reduced footprint and because there is insufficient space for a conventional staircase. … Providing spiral staircases are constructed to the required regulations that are designed to give comfort to the user, then spiral staircases are perfectly safe.
What are the types of stairs?
Types of stairs
- Straight stairs. Straight flight stairs. Double straight flight staircases. U shaped double flight enclosed staircase. U shaped staircase with shaft. Staircases with three or four flights of steps. Imperial staircase.
- Curved stairs. Elliptical stairs. Spiral stairs. Helical stairs.
- Mixed stairs.