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Starter Tread
DescriptionTerminologyAvailable OptionsSpecifications

Stairtek's starter risers are constructed from flexable hardboard with a composite backing wrapped around a plywood frame. Our stair risers are available unfinished or prefinished with our prefinsished risers carrying a twenty five year warranty against wear. Stairtek carries several of species of wood veneer available in hundreds of prefinishes that we guaruntee will match your home’s hardwood flooring.

Starter Riser

TYPES OF STARTER RISER

Left Starter Staircase

LEFT STARTER RISER

A left starter riser goes in a staircase with no wall on the left side.

Double Starter Staircase

DOUBLE STARTER RISER

A double starter riser goes in a staircase with no walls on either side.

right Starter Staircase

RIGHT STARTER RISER

A right starter riser goes in a staircase with no walls on the right side

STARTER RISER TERMINOLOGY

Double Starter Terminology
Double Starter Terminology
Double Starter Terminology

OVERHANG

The standard amount a tread overhangs a riser is 1.25 inches.

TURN OUT DEPTH

The turn out depth is the depth of the part of the riser that wraps around to the side of the stair case. This standard turn out depth is 10.25 inches.

THROAT

The throat is the width of the stair case that the starter riser wraps around. The throat size is dependent on the particular width of your staircase.

OVERALL

The overall length is the length of the starter riser from outside edge to outside edge. The overall riser length would be 2.5 inches less than your tread length.

 

AVAILABLE OPTIONS

Red Oak
White Oak
Maple
Hickory
Barazilian Cherry
Tigerwood
Box Red Oak
Left Return Red Oak
Right Return Red Oak
Box White Oak
Left Return White Oak
Right Return White Oak
Box Maple
Left Return Maple
Right Return Maple
Box Hickory
Left Return Hickory
Right Return Hickory
Box Brazilian Cherry
Left Return Brazilian Cherry
Right Return Brazilian Cherry
Box Tigerwood
Left Return Tigerwood
Right Return Tigerwood
Box Bamboo Horizontal Natural
Left Return Bamboo Horizontal Natural
Right Return Bamboo Horizontal Natural
Box Bamboo Horizontal Carbonized
Left Return Bamboo Horizontal Carbonized
Right Return Bamboo Horizontal Carbonized
Red Oak
White Oak
Maple
Hickory
Brazilian Cherry
Tigerwood
Double Starter Riser
Left Starter Riser
Right Starter Riser

SPECIFICATIONS

 

AVAILABLE LENGTHS

Starter Riser Drawings