How many steps does my staircase need?

How Many Steps Do I Need (Staircase Building Regulations)

 

Staircase Steps and Risers.

1.

If a customer phones Pear Stairs and says I have a finished floor to finished floor height of 2700mm and asks us what are the number of risers, as a guide we would look up the following chart:

 

How Many Steps Chart 1

 

Our answer would be either 13 risers or 14 risers.

Staircase Going And Rise.

2.

If a customer phones Pear Stairs and says I have a rise 213mm, what is my minimum going, as a guide we would look up the following chart:

 

Chart 2.

  Chart 2 How Many Steps Do I Need
 

Our answer would be 238mm.

Staircase Finished Floor To Finished Floor Height.

3.

If a customer phones Pear Stairs and says I have a finished floor to finished floor height of 2700mm and asks what is the number of risers with the minimum going, we combine Chart 1 and 2 to give:

 

Chart 3.

 
 

Our answer would be:

 

14 risers gives- 220 minimum going
13 risers gives - 232 minimum going

To meet the building regulations which states that the maximum angle of a staircase is 42°.

 

Summary:

 

Until Pear Stairs prepare an accurate drawing for you the above is the best guide.

Pear Stairs are happy to assist you with any questions you may have with regard to your staircase, don't hesitate to phone us about your staircase. We are a very friendly company, phone Pear Stairs on 01938 553311.