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STRUCTURE OF A HOUSE
Structural component enabling movement between floors of a house or other structure.
Bottom step in a flight of stairs.
Width of the staircase.
Strong post at the top or bottom of a staircase supporting the handrail.
Plank of wood protruding from the base of a wall; it hides the joint between the floor and the wall.
Small piece of wood supporting the handrail and providing safety.
Width of a step as measured between two successive risers, excluding the nosing.
Diagonal piece of wood cut to fit the steps and risers and supporting the ends of the steps at the banister.
flight of stairs
Set of steps lying between two floors, two landings or a floor and a landing.
Diagonal piece of notched wood supporting steps and risers and enclosing their ends.
Platform between two flights of stairs or at the top of a staircase.
Top part of a guard for gripping when climbing or descending a staircase.
Decorative detail at the end of a handrail.
Adornment for the top of a newel post.
Set of bars and a handrail bordering the stairs or the open side of a landing.
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