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    Pros and cons of a cantilever staircase

    Carpenters

    Hi, what are the pros and cons of a cantilever staircase and how much do they tend to cost?

    Asked by Monika Lydia on 13th Jan 2022
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    Olympus Loft Conversion Specialists

    "Advantages of Cantilever Stairs:

    Cantilever stairs create more visual interest and are more unique than other types of stairs.
    The stringer is typically located to one side or hidden in the wall which can allow for more headroom.
    Cantilever stairs create a more open and spacious aesthetic to the room.

    Disadvantages of Cantilever Stairs:

    The design of the structure needs to be taken into consideration to support the cantilever stairs.
    Tread supports need to be designed to handle the weight and potential torque.
    Cantilever stairs are more costly than a typical mono-stringer stair due to additional structural requirements.

    The cost is around £3000 upwards, depending on the design."

    Answered on 14th Jan 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
    Robert Clelland

    "I can't see any problems with a cantilever staircase as long as it is supported properly."

    Answered on 14th Jan 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report
    Eliteuk

    "Hi This would be bespoke and therefor fairly expensive.
    Regards
    Norman Styles"

    Answered on 7th May 2022 - Member since May 2021 - report

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