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6-Step Ground Contact Pressure Treated Pine Stair Stringer

  • 2X the protection compared to Above Ground treatment
  • Stair stringer southern yellow pine may be stained or painted
  • Ideal for a variety of applications- decks, gazebos, or terraces
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Product Overview

Wherever outdoor stairs are desired or required, count on this durable stair stringer. High-grade and long-lasting, this stair stringer comes with a lifetime limited warranty against rot and termites. Ideal for a variety of applications, including decks, gazebos, terraces and other outdoor projects where stairs will be exposed to the elements. Add interest to outdoor living spaces with multileveled areas. Or, experiment with incorporating stairs into a beautiful, inviting terraced landscape design.
  • 100% solid wood made from southern yellow pine and pressure treated with MCA (micronized copper azole) for long life
  • Used to provide support and rigidity when installing stairs, making it suitable for exterior use in commercial or residential applications
  • Natural wood finish may be stained or painted for a customized look
  • Actual dimensions: 1.5 in. x 11.25 in. x 71.83 in.
  • Stair stringer sold individually
  • Stair stringer is durable in ground-contact applications, is aluminum compatible and works with most fasteners
  • Riser height: 6-3/4 in., run height: 10 in.
  • For building code compliance documentation please see FAQ document
  • California residents

Info & Guides

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
11.25 in
Product Height (in.)
71.83 in
Product Width (in.)
1.5 in

Details

Chemical retention (lb./cu. ft. )
2.3
Color Family
Wood
Color/Finish
wood
Contact Type Allowed
Ground Contact
Fastener recommendation
hot dip galvanized
Features
Paintable,Pressure Treated,Stainable
Interior/Exterior
Exterior
Material
Wood
Number of Steps
6
Pressure treatment chemical
MCA - Micronized Copper Azole
Product Weight (lb.)
26.4 lb
Returnable
90-Day
Stair Part Type
Stringer

Questions & Answers

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What is the recommended spacing between the stringers. For example, if my stairs are 4 ft wide, ...

Asked by TheRanger April 17, 2021
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Hello TheRanger, Deck stairs are typically made from 2 x 12 stringers spaced about 12 to 16 inches apart. If you have a stairway that's 48 inches wide and you divide 16 inches into 48 inches, you will find that you need four stair stringers. It would be wise to confirm that you state does not have a requirement in place for this, though, so we suggest that you consult with your building code department, a local builder, or possibly a Pro associate in Home Depot's lumber department.

how long will my stronger need to be for a 42inch height

Asked by Cletus831 April 13, 2021
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Hi Cletus831, Based on the 42-inch height, you would need a 6-step stringer with a riser height of 7 in. Unfortunately, the treated stringers that we have are set-up for a 6.75 in. step height. This is not going to work in your situation. Please ask a Pro Associate at Home Depot about a special order or considering building it yourself/hiring a handyman/carpenter or someone who is familiar with the building code in your area.

how many steps do i need for a 4' height wall

Asked by alex April 10, 2021
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Answer

Hello Alex, We looked at the height of your wall, and it is about 1/8th of an inch. off to work with our 7-step stringer. We can suggest that you see if the manufacturer can build you a custom stringer, or that you build one yourself.

can I buy 16" or 18" step width? or do I have to make it

Asked by AA April 7, 2021
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AA, We want to make sure that we understand your question. Do you mean stair riser height , stair tread depth (what your foot stands on), or the spacing of the stringer? We calculated the step height for both 16 in. and 18 in. The 16 in. height would give you a step riser height of 5.33 in.; this is a bit shallow, in our opinion, and it could be a trip hazard. The 18 in. height, though, would give you a 6 in. height step, this seems more reasonable and less of a hazard to us. The 3-step stringer is what you would need for the stringer with either of the two scenarios. If we are incorrect in replying to your question, please write to us again and we'll do our best to address your request.

Struggling on the math here to decipher if I need the 3 or 4 step stringer. Seems to depend on h...

Asked by Cody April 6, 2021
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Hello Cody, Here is the math that we suggest: Take the total height that you intend to span - 25 in., and divide that number by 7.75 in. That gives us 3.22. Round up to the next full number, and you get 4. You need a 4-step stringer. For the step height, divide your original number - 25 by 4 (the number of steps that your stringer is built to accommodate). That is 6.25. Your riser height would be 6.25, and that is not going to work with the 4-step stringer because our stringer is an inch too tall. You will need make a special stringer or inquire with a PRO associate about ordering one from the manufacturer.

how many steps will i need for a 4 ft wall

Asked by alex April 4, 2021
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Hello Question, Unfortunately, it looks like you need a 7-step stringer, and Home Depot does not have that in pressure-treated wood. The good news, however, is that you can contact a PRO associate about making a special order request from the manufacturer. If you'd prefer not to go this route, though, we suggest hiring a carpenter who is familiar with the building code in your area or building your own stringer from a 2 x 12 pressure-treated board.

How many steps do i need for a 90 inches high

Asked by Rey March 27, 2021
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Hello Rey, It seems that you will need a 12-step. This would be a custom order or one that you/a carpenter would have to construct from a 2 x 12.

I need to build a steep, narrow staircase. Any reason I can't turn this upside down to make it a...

Asked by JaredV March 26, 2021
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Hi JaredV, We do not believe that would be a good plan and would not encourage you to do it. This would be a huge trip hazard.

How many to an order?

Asked by Larry March 22, 2021
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Hi Larry, This is a single stringer.

What is the width of the depth of the stair?

Asked by 1T March 14, 2021
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Answer

Hello 1T, We attempted to figure discern what width of the depth of the stair related to, but weren't sure if you were referring to how wide the staircase could be with a pair of stringers, or if there was a typo and you meant width and depth of the stringer. Actual dimensions for the stringer are 1.5 in. x 11.25 in. x 35.64 in., and the riser height is 6-3/4 in.,with run height being 10 in. Also, all of our stringers are cut from 2 x 12s. If this is not the information which you were looking for, though, we suggest that you go to the boxed-off Info & Guides section of the product page and click on FAQ; this link has all the drawings and dimensions for 3-step up to a 6-step stringer. We hope that this will help.

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Customer Reviews

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Worked out great...
Worked out great
by DIARMID
poor quality stair stringers
I purchased these pre-cut stair stringers. They are garbage made with poor qaulity lumber. I should have bought my own wood and taken the time to cut the stringers myself.
by jpat
11 people found this helpful
This product made rebuilding our deck steps easy and look great.
This product made rebuilding our deck steps easy and look great.
by GreyGhost70
1 person found this helpful
stair stringers dont match
Why do all 3 stringers not match? Are they not supposed to be identicle? I waited 2 weeks for these and at best i think i can use 2? Who cut these things a blind monkey? Terrible!
by angelfandan
Response from UFPI RepresentativeJun 17, 2020
We’re sorry to hear your expectations were not met. A representative will be in contact with you via email to discuss your issue. Thank you.
19 people found this helpful
It was exactly what I needed and worked great
It was exactly what I needed and worked great
by Jabo
1 person found this helpful
Great for those who don't want to mess with calculating rise and run. Convenient. Even as a templ...
Great for those who don't want to mess with calculating rise and run. Convenient. Even as a template to cut your own. One of the stringers was trying to split. Had to pre drill and screw it. Otherwise dimensions were consistent.
by FloDaddy
4 people found this helpful
Stair steps was prefect, quantity of product was great. Delivery was fast. Thank you
Stair steps was prefect, quantity of product was great. Delivery was fast. Thank you
by Sis
Money well spent.
Exactly as pictured, and described. Saved me a lot of time measuring, cutting, and potentially wasting lumber (and money) doing it myself. Well worth the cost, when compared to just buying the lumber..
by Lakehouse
3 people found this helpful
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