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lightsung 10-16-2011 05:33 PM

Stringer Problems
Termites damage in parents ranch.Had to replace steps.House 55 yrs old.Father had paneled over stringers and put a panel between each step to hide storage area under steps.Handy man did bad job.Main problem that existing lumber for stringers only 2 inches wide and am told it is no longer available at 2 and a half.When I put old step in see there is about a half inch difference between old and new steps.Panel won't fit.Do I add one inch to one existing stringer or can I find a new 3 inch wide piece custom made to make it as it was before? Going crazy on this...everyone telling me different stories...and wildly different alot of dishonesty.... Can this be solved....??? jim

Gary in WA 10-17-2011 04:05 PM

Welcome to the forum!

A picture would help....


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