Tread – in a set of stairs, the horizontal surface of a step upon which one walks. They can be made of almost any rigid material, such as wood, metal or stone, that is capable of supporting the load requirements of the stairs. Treads may be painted, stained, covered with carpet or anti-slip coatings or left natural.

stairs parts including the tread

The tread is the part of a step that is walked upon

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Tony is a life time resident of North Carolina with over 40 years experience in multiple facets of the industrial, commercial and residential construction industry. For the past 33 years he has owned and operated Wood's Home Maintenance Service, providing services primarily in Johnston, Wake and Sampson Counties of North Carolina. ______________ ______________________________________________________ The information contained in this Blog is opinion derived, from hands on experience of over 40 years in the construction industry and by extensive research by the author. All postulations are referenced to the geographic location in which this experience was gained.
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