Traditionally, wood or concrete material is usually used as the main component of stairs. However, to support its function and practicality, nowadays there are many folding aluminum stairs models. The advantage is that it is more multifunctional, so it can be the right choice for you, in facilitating certain tasks. Iron and aluminum materials dominate the construction of outdoor stairs. Outdoor stairs are stairs that connect the lower area and the upper area but are located in the outdoor area. Because it is not in the house, we must be smart in choosing the material. Material that is resistant to hot weather and rain. Even so, we can still choose the material as well as design an eye-catching outdoor ladder.
The materials for outdoor stairs that are the most familiar and safe choices for many people are concrete and wood. Cement with concrete is durable. Especially if the cement is coated with ceramic. But ironwood, a type of wood that, when exposed to water, becomes stronger, is also the right choice. The appearance of wood is warmer than cement concrete. But you have to choose a material that is resistant to weather like aluminum. Because it is located outside the house, you must choose an outdoor staircase that can withstand all weather conditions. Both the weather is humid and wet during the rainy season, and when the sun is shining hot in the summer.
Most people choose iron as a material for outdoor stairs. Because maybe iron is considered resistant to all weather. Although iron can also rust due to rain. Besides iron, we can choose aluminum. The appearance will be more attractive than ordinary iron. Aluminum material is also durable and weather resistant. But both iron and aluminum also need the care to make them durable. For iron, a money painting is required when the paint starts to fade. Choose a good quality iron paint, so that it is durable.