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Old 12-20-2018, 12:06 PM   #1
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Changing out a spiral staircase???


So we bought a home with a metal spiral staircase and thought we would like it. We are finding some problems associated with it, like hauling things up or down it.

I would like to replace it with perhaps some platforms and straight stairs. With the information provided, do you think it would be possible?

My thoughts are perhaps a couple steps from the top and a small platform. Turn right and a couple more steps to another platform, turn right and longer stairs to the basement floor. Not sure if I have enough space to do that all.

The basement height is about 6' 10" finished

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Old 12-20-2018, 12:25 PM   #2
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Re: Changing out a spiral staircase???


That will be a big job, the floor would have to be restructures from below to make the hole bigger. Or you would have to add a bearing wall with footing below the basement floor.
You mentioned a landing. stairs are 36" wide and a landing is 36" long.
Measure the height from floor to floor
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