The form of the staircase in plan decides its type. According to their form the staircases can be with spiral flights, straight flights, arched flights and swinging flights. When choosing the type of the staircase the following characteristics shall be taken into account:
– intensity of usage,
– designation of the staircase,
– the form of the place which has been allocated for staircase construction.
The location of the staircase have a direct impact on functional usage and convenience of the staircase. They are sometimes just simply straight, straight with landings, spiral and helical staircases.
Despite its simple looks, it is convenient and functional. It is easy to go up and down it and carry things on the next floor. The amount of treads should not exceed 16 in one straight flight.
Quarter Landing Stairs
Quarter Landing Stairs represent different varieties of straight stairs, which also include a landing. When we need to change the direction of fight by 90 degrees, quarter landing stairs are used. The landing often changes its position in the flight from its beginning to its end. Staircases of this type are more safe and convenient than straight staircases.
These stairs occupy minimum space in the house. Because of the distinctive shape of their treads they are quite often called sambo stairs. They are extremely inconvenient, there is a fear of falling down the stairs; consequently, the usage of such stairs is usually limited. They are installed where there is particularly little movement.
Stair flight of this type of stairs resembles to a circle. Due to their spiral shape, such staircases look very functional but such staircases are not much convenient for frequent use in view of fast climbing up and down on a confined area. You can have custom spiral staircase built according to your requirements and expense.