picture frame a composite deck stair

PROStar, Gary Daley of America's DeckBuilder demonstrates his signature technique for picture framing stair treads.

Either method is fine so it becomes a matter of taste and skill. The first method is the overhang bullnose style, which is the most common. I believe you are using the style grooved decking that utilizes the invisible clips. The grooved boards are definitely not what you want to use for the bullnose or any 

Picture framed Stairs with Railings and oversized newel posts.

Regular stairs are boring, picture frame your new stair treads to add some flare to your deck. Jason is a contractor, host of Decks, Docks & Gazebos on Cotta

Many PVC and composite decking products are not the same color all the way through, so you'll want to cover the ends. One solution is to “picture frame” the deck by installing deck boards around the perimeter. A picture frame creates a You may also have to install more stair stringers. Check your product specs, and talk 

composite decking and in accordance with the local building codes and the installation guidelines included below. AZEK . PICTURE FRAME INSTALLATION .. attached to Stringers using 2 Screws . Stringers. Angle. Brackets. AZEK Deck Board. (Typical). AZEK Deck. Tread. Treated Pine. Stair Stringer. 9.00”. Maximum.

Stair Tread. Steps or stairway boards that are the steps. Start Clip. Metal clips used at the end of decking boards to secure them in position. Stringer Before installing any product, you should review local building codes and regulations, and consult with local building officials, to ensure . Picture Frame Pattern.

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