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Old 02-15-2011, 07:36 PM   #1
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composite decking material for steps


i need some new steps coming off my back screened in porch. can those be built out of composite material like you would use for decks. i want something that won't splinter or rot....it isn't fun to get splinters from the handrail and i want something that is maintenance free.

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yes, absolutely.
just make sure you have enough stringers to support the stuff. i believe it's usually 3/4" thick. means you'll need at least three stringers depending on how wide your stairs are.

also use an appropriate screw.

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thanks for responding schmolze.
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