How to mount floating loft stairs to the wall

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The box itself is needed to pull this off, the box must shoulder against the wall to stop any flexing. Typically, you'd install picture frames of 2x4's on the wall, screwed (preferably Lag Screwed) into the studs & floor joists. I wouldn't go any wider than his 500mm (his look shorter than the 600mm kitchen counter). This isn't good for a structure not made for it & the boxes don't like it much either.

Then, you'd slip over your 3/4" plywood boxes (glued & screwed) & screw them to the picture frame all of the way around. And, screw the boxes to each other in 2 rows, like what he did at the very top panel. You'd actually build & connect the boxes first & dry fit them against the wall to then just pencil trace inside of the boxes for all of the needed picture frames that would go onto the wall first.

Then, you'd skin over your boxes & their unsightly screws with 1/4" plywood panels for concealment. Finally, as he did, you attach face frames to beautify all of the...

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A standard twin-sized loft frees up more than 20 square feet of floor space for other uses. However, some lofts wobble on their long legs. This is often disconcerting but can also be dangerous, especially in older beds. Securing the bed to a nearby wall is one way of stabilizing a loft to make it safer and more comfortable.

Position the loft bed so it lies along at least one wall.

Use a stud finder to find a point where a wall stud intersects one component of the loft bed. Mark the position on either side with a pencil.

Place a C bracket around the component, laying its flanges against the wall. Mark the wall through the holes in the bracket.

Remove the bracket. Drill a hole into the wall at each marking. Use a drill bit 1/8 inch narrower than the diameter of the screws that came with the bracket.

Set the bracket back in place, lining up the holes in the flanges with the holes drilled in the wall. Screw it in place by drilling the screws...

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A loft bed can be a useful addition to a child's room or any other sleeping area with cramped conditions. A standard twin-sized loft frees up more than 20 square feet of floor space for other uses. However, some lofts wobble on their long legs. This is often disconcerting but can also be dangerous, especially in older beds. Securing the bed to a nearby wall is one way of stabilising a loft to make it safer and more comfortable.

Position the loft bed so it lies along at least one wall.

Use a stud finder to find a point where a wall stud intersects one component of the loft bed. Mark the position on either side with a pencil.

Place a C bracket around the component, laying its flanges against the wall. Mark the wall through the holes in the bracket.

Remove the bracket. Drill a hole into the wall at each marking. Use a drill bit 1/8 inch narrower than the diameter of the screws that came with the bracket.

Set the bracket back in place, lining up the...

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By: Emma Eilbeck BA (hons) - Updated: 20 Aug 2017|*Discuss

You may think there is only one way you can design loft stairs, but you would be wrong. Your loft staircase will normally be the first piece of work that is completed on your loft conversion and will act as the gateway up to your loft, so it is important you get it right. It’s not only important that your loft staircase looks good, but if you don’t make your loft staircase permanent then a valuer may not count it as an extra room in the house, so you may not benefit from the added value that the loft conversion will bring to your property.

Fitting the Loft Staircase

The loft stairs will give people the first insight into your loft conversion so it is important not to skimp on the design of the stairs. An architect will normally draw up the plans for the loft staircase and you can work on the design together. The initial design will not be set in stone though and you will be able to switch it around as the...

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Staircases are essential, functional elements in many homes. However, they don't have to be merely functional; they can be beautiful, as well. Adding a floating staircase is a way to make your home unique, and this type of staircase is particularly attractive in a home with modern or minimalist decor. There are many methods and materials that you can use to build a floating staircase, making it easy to find one that suits your home and tastes.

Floating Staircases

There are many variations on the concept of a floating staircase. Typical floating staircases have no visible riser and no decorative trim of any type. Often, these staircases have no stringers, and if the staircase does have stringers, they are exposed and visible. The steps on these staircases are often made from wood, though some are made from clear glass or plastic designed specifically for stairs or steel. Since they are striking, open and airy, it's best to use floating staircases in large areas where...

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we showed you last week? We received an email from Jordi, the designer, with some details. Jump below to see more pics and read more about it...

Because of the huge number of comments around the world about my floating staircase design I explain the mystery which people want to know.

First of all, this stairs goes to a small maintenance loft zone for climatic systems, there is another type of staircase to go to the bedroom zone. I design this type of staircase thinking in a sculptural solution because it is situated in front of the principal entrance of the house and we don't want a collapsible staircase which some designers use for zones with difficult entries, we want something different.

This loft zone it's 2,40 m height and combines wall and glass wall. Is there, between these two types of walls where I've done a width change that people can use like a handrail. It is not appreciated in a front view but you can notice it in a side view. This camouflage handrail...

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In RoomSketcher Home Designer, you can create a floating loft (one that you can walk under), like this example:



Tip: To create a raised loft space that is not floating, see the article Create a Loft or Raised Area.

This article covers the following topics:

Draw a Floor Plan Create the Loft Floor (Optional) Add Support Columns Add a Railing Add Stairs Furnish the Loft

Draw a Floor Plan

After you have drawn up the floor plan of your room or house, decorate and furnish the main floor, as the loft should be the last part of your design to be created.

Create the Loft Floor

To create the floor for your loft space you can use a "building block".

Click Furniture mode and search for Building Block. Choose the block with your preferred finish, and drag and drop it into your floor plan. VIP and Pro subscribers can Replace Materials on the building block, to create different floor finishes.
Right click on the...
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I'll take a stab at it...but keep in mind that this information is worth what your paying for it...so all the standard disclaimers apply...

What I'd do is before drywalling, fasten nailers between the studs at the correct locations. Start with angle iron pieces, one for each tread that is 10 inches long with a 2" and 3" leq and 1/4" thick. Lag the 2" leg to the nailers, with the 3" leg making a ledge for the step. This leg sticks through the drywall.. You could either set the tread on the shelf or bump the angle up and cut a kerf in the end of your tread and fasten the tread from the bottom.

This image shows the rough idea...of course you'd want to use strong material for the treads.

Alternatively if you don't want drywall next to the treads, you can always use 1/2" plywood, tape the seams like drywall, skim coat, sand, texture just like drywall, and way stronger. 90% of the people wouldn't ever know that it wasn't drywall.

Hope that gets...

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Elasticospa’s bright and airy loft in Venice highlights the instability that affects all construction in this floating city.

Venice can be unsettling. Getting lost is inevitable: in its winding alleys, perspective is rarely available. Unless you are viewing it from the water, it presents itself in a series of close-ups, and visitors might fail to notice that much of it is leaning. Constructed on the water, Venice is in fact floating and in continuous motion. Through osmosis, water is drawn up into the molecules of the construction materials, rising even to the top floors. As a result, the walls and floors of its buildings are almost never horizontal; its grand palaces and even its more modest dwellings tend to lean towards the canals, producing a sense of instability on the inside that the Venetians have adapted to in one way or another.

Rio delle Toreselle canal.

It’s this tension around the city’s delicate balance and unsteadiness that Elasticospa, the...

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floating staircase pictures

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Telescopic Steel Stairs

These unusual-looking telescoping stairs from Calvert USA unfold in an accordion-like fashion to take up the least amount of space possible, and can be used in wall-mounted applications as well as for attic openings.

Wall-Mounted Tiny House Staircase

The designers of the Oakland Tiny House stress the importance of leaving empty space in even the smallest of interiors. That’s why they chose to use an extremely narrow wall-mounted staircase that looks sort of like it’s floating, taking up less space physically than a more conventional staircase but also visually.

Alternating Treads in a Corner of a Tiny House

An extremely narrow space in the ‘Nook’ tiny house concept is still enough for stairs to get up to the loft thanks to an alternating tread design that also incorporates storage.

Modern Alternating-Tread Staircase

It’s a shame that this cool modern design for alternating...

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Building a loft bed is the perfect way to increase space in a smaller bedroom. While most loft beds are used in kid’s rooms to create space for a desk underneath to complete homework on, they’re also the perfect solution for bachelors with cozy apartments. Follow the guide below to get started creating your own loft bed with a twin mattress.

Warning: When making your loft bed, do not use any chemically treated lumber. This type of lumber is for outside use only. In addition, do not use any nails in this construction.

Step 1 – Cut the 2x6s

Twin mattresses typically measure 38-by-76 inches. Because you will want to have about 1 inch of space leftover around all sides of the mattress, to sit properly on the platform, cut the length of two of the 2x6s to 78 inches. Then, cut the other 2x6s to a length of 37 inches.

Step 2 – Build the Box

Build the box by overlapping the shorter sections of wood with the longer sections, so that the finished box will...

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It's up to you whether you follow codes or not, but should you ever want to sell your house, you could not only be in violation, but also financially responsible for any other events down the road - including fires and structural failures, long after you sell the house.

I had that happen with an "illegal" septic system on a property I had purchased. It was too close to the well, too small for the # of bedrooms in house, and the dry well was put in place without permits. I had to have a triple tank solution installed, with aeration pumps, as there was zero room for a leach field. $15,000 later, not only the person who sold me the house, but the one who sold it to him 6 months before, had to shell out the $15,000 for the repairs. Luckily, none of my neighbors had their wells contaminated from it, otherwise they'd have to pay for every contaminated well to be redrilled elsewhere on the neighbors' properties. They did have to pay for all of the neighbors' water tests because of...

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Meet Brendon and Akua who built a 500-square-foot small house in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The home was designed and constructed with the help of Smallworks Studios / Laneway Housing in Vancouver.

A while back we featured Paula and Skip’s 500-square-foot home from Smallworks Studios which you may also like.

Brendon and Akua went with Laneway’s West Coast Loft model which features a loft bedroom, luxurious kitchen, living area with balcony, and a garage.

They built it in Brendon’s parents backyard so they didn’t have to buy additional land. Since it has a flat roof you can easily add solar panels or even a living roof.

Photo Credit Brendon and Akua of http://buildsmall.blogspot.com

Photo Credit Brendon and Akua of http://buildsmall.blogspot.com

From this angle you can see the home’s garage and balcony directly above it. The kitchen, bathroom and garage are all located on the first level. Let me take you inside…

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