Stair Building Ideas For Design And Construction

2 x 12 Tread Shrinkage

Wood shrinks as it dries out and the moisture leaves the lumber. This is very common and needs to be painted again or the stringer and the tread will start to rot as moisture from humidity starts to enter the unprotected areas of the stairs.

Weak 2 x 12 Stair Tread
2 x 12 Stair Tread Bracket