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Step Up to Safety and Elegance. It's time for New or to Restore your Steps & Stairways

Steps & Stairways, Repair and Rebuilding Services for Residential and Commercial Properties

Steps & Stairways Repair. From Cracks to Rebuilds, We Handle It All

If your exterior house Steps or Stairways need minor repairs and or major reconstructions, we address issues like cracking, chipping, and structural instability.


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Our Masonry Work Services:

We are skilled masonry contractors where durability meets aesthetic beauty. Our expert brick work not only enhances your property's curb appeal but also ensures lasting strength and low maintenance. Experience the blend of traditional techniques and modern design, bringing a timeless charm to your space with the resilience to withstand the elements.

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A curated collection of high-quality work images from a variety of projects, each with a brief description highlighting the challenges and solutions

Frequently Asked Questions about Steps and Stairways

What Safety Measures Should Be Taken for Staircases?

For stairway safety, ensure proper lighting, keep them clear of tools and debris, install required safety rails, and remove any hazardous projections like loose nails.

What Are Common Risks Associated with Stairways?

Stairway falls can lead to serious injuries like broken bones, spinal damage, brain trauma, and deep cuts, along with potential psychological impact.

What's the Maximum Height for Outdoor Stair Risers?

According to IRC section R311.7.5, outdoor stair risers should not exceed 7 3/4 inches in height.

Ideal Height for Outdoor Steps?

For safe and comfortable outdoor steps, a rise of 5 ½ to 7 inches and a tread of 12 to 18 inches is generally recommended.

Optimal Depth for Outdoor Steps?

Outdoor steps should have a tread depth around 30cm, especially when there's no handrail or wall support, to ensure safety.

Are 8-Inch High Steps Acceptable?

In the U.S., standard step height should be 7 to 7 ¾ inches, and 4 inches at the minimum. Local codes may vary. In Canada, the maximum is 8 ¼ inches.

What's the Outdoor Steps Design Formula?

The design formula for a staircase is 2R + T = 24” – 27”, where R is the riser and T is the tread. For example, with 6” risers and a 12” tread, the formula equals 24”.

Most Comfortable Step Height for Stairs?

The ideal step height is around 7 inches (17.78 cm) for residential buildings and 7.5 inches (19.05 cm) for commercial use, as per building codes for optimal safety and comfort.

Best Material for Outdoor Stairs?

Metal, particularly aluminum or steel, is ideal for outdoor stairs due to its durability and resistance to temperature changes and humidity.

How to Waterproof Outdoor Steps?

Apply 2 coats of mastic asphalt on the stringers, risers, and treads of outdoor steps, using an angle filler where vertical meets horizontal surfaces for a watertight finish.

What Is the Trim Beside Stairs Called?

The trim running along the wall on the closed side of the staircase is known as skirtboard. It adds to the décor and protects the wall surface.

Experience, Excellence, Elite

Elite Masonry and Renovation: Where expert craftsmanship meets elegant design. With over 15 years of experience, our artisans specialize in masonry and home renovations, dedicated to bringing your vision to life and creating enduring, beautiful spaces.

Get your project done in just 4 simple steps!

Step 1

Initial Consultation: Reach out to us to discuss your vision. We’ll listen to your needs and preferences to understand your dream project.

Step 2

Customized Plan: Based on our consultation, we’ll create a tailored proposal. This includes design ideas, materials, timelines, and a clear budget.

Step 3

Project Execution: Once you approve the proposal, our skilled team begins construction, ensuring quality and precision at every step, with minimal disruption to your daily life.

Step 4
Final Touches

Site Restoration: After construction, we conduct thorough cleaning and site restoration, leaving your space in immaculate condition, ready for you to enjoy.

Reviews from Our Satisfied Customers

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Erika Lauterbach

I am very happy with the work Elite Masonry did at my home last summer! The owner was really clear regarding the whole process from start to finish and completed the project within the promised timeframe. I have received so many compliments on our new driveway. I highly recommend Elite Masonry to all for your home improvement projects!

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The owner was prompt. Went above and beyond. I have used them on 4 other properties. On every occasion the they have  proven themselves over and over again. I would highly recommend them.

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Bime Zhaku

Thank you so much for the Excellent work you  have done, I'm  very  happy  with the work and definitely will use them again
Thank you so much,  I  highly recommend them.


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