Fasten treads and risers


Securely fasten the treads of a staircase and their vertical counterparts, the risers, to the structural support element or elements of the stair. Screw or nail the risers and treads onto the structure, like stringers, carriages or I-beam. Use adhesives to prevent creaking if called for.

Alternative labels

riser and tread fastening
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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Fasten treads and risers is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Staircase installer: Staircase installers put in place standard or custom designed staircases between the various levels in buildings. They take the necessary measurements, prepare the site, and install the staircase safely.

Optional skill

Fasten treads and risers is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022