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Old 04-07-2014, 11:24 AM   #1
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Im having my stairs redone. They are using 3/4" maple for the treads. I am also having carpet replaced with wood flooring upstairs. My flooring to be installed is 1/2" What is the right way to make up the difference at the landing between the wood on the stairs and the wood flooring? I believe it should be a flush transition (no moulding or transition strip) right ?
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Old 04-07-2014, 12:59 PM   #2
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Sure it's not 5/4 (1" treads) not 3/4?
At the top of the stairs you should be using a landing tread.
Adding plywood to add the needed thickness to the whole subfloor for a level transition would be the way I would do it.
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