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How To Choose The Stone Stairs

Jun 20, 2018

The granite natural stone steps are easy to install and perfect for any incline, patio, or walkway. All are thermaled and provide a non-slip and even surface. Coping and treads are also available.


Granite Steps are a staple of many homes. Accent your landscaping with granite, which is a great stone that weathers winters and salt very well. Choose from Caledonia Granite or Stanstead Granite.
We carry all your needs including cheaks, fillers, and granite curbing. Most steps are 16cm / 7″ High and we carry generally 60cm-240cm / 2′-8′ Lengths but can get most sizes you need for special orders as well.
For custom options and sizes like different finishes, contact us directly
Our stones are often specified for both interior and exterior stair treads and risers because of their hardness, durability, excellent performance characteristics and natural beauty. And because we produce custom sizes and offer several finishes, architects also appreciate the flexibility our materials afford them in their designs.

products
Stair Treads - Stair treads are generally custom-fabricated from large stones.
Risers - Risers are generally custom-fabricated but occasionally are simply cut from field tiles.
Stringers - Stringers are custom-fabricated. Like base complements flooring, stringers complete the appearance of a stone staircase.
stone stairs 

finishes
Depends on stone selected. See stones below for available finishes.

sizes
Custom sizes depend on stone selected, finish, thickness, joint width and other factors. Radiused - and irregular -shaped treads also available.

thickness
Depends on use, stone selected, finish, piece size, setting method and other factors. Generally slate treads are at least 1" thick, risers are usually 3/4" thick.

edge details
We fabricate many different edge details. Usually any exposed edge is honed.

joint widths
Depends on stone selected, finish, piece size and other factors.

cost estimates
We are pleased to provide quotations based upon quantity surveys, sketches or architectural drawings.

drafting
We are accustomed to working from architectural drawings and we are pleased to produce detailed shop drawings, sketches, templates and shop tickets.

technical support
We are pleased to assist with samples, test data, mock-ups, budget figures, site inspections, stone matching services, guide specifications, technical information, design suggestions and installer and installation recommendations.

installation
Generally mud-set or thin-set. Sometimes mechanical anchoring is required. Contact us for specific sketch details, specifications, recommendations, etc.

KAOSHI Products granite stone collection includes:
Granite Steps (radius or straight)
Treads
Landings
Curbing
Bollards
Compasses