Mobile Home Stairs
what you need to know
By Will Cunningham: Mobile Home stairs are very
common, in fact almost
all Mobile Homes
have them. Repairs and complete replacement is usually needed
some point during the time you own your home.
Types of Stairs
Wood is commonly used
Wood is easy to work with
Metal is also very common
The most common type of
stairs or steps
Stone looks great
Stone or Brick look the
Plastic that looks like wood
This is wood and plastic
being used together
What you need to know when repairing or replacing
your Mobile Home Stairs
For simple or more complex repairs you should
always hire a licensed
contractor with experience working on stairs. Unless you are
handy, this is a job for a professional. Stairs are not
you can just patch up and expect them to be safe. They are
lot and take a lot of abuse, and they are a common area where accidents
happen. So make sure that any repairs are done right. Your stairs should be solid and
safe for you and your guests.
and Steps are designed by using three measurements:
The highth and the run will determine how steep or shallow your steps
- How high is each step from the one before it
- How wide is the step
- How deep is the step (measured from the tip of
your foot to the heel) - this is called the "Run"
Quality and Safety
Notice the height vs.
run, or depth
with your County Building Department for permits and safety codes for
stairs. You cannot afford to skip this step!!
Steps that match
Nicely done brick and
Sturdy railing is very
Make sure your stairs
Additional Manufactured Home Info
Here are some additional topics, click on the
underlined words for more information.
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