With proper installation, your Lapeyre stair will give you many years of maintenance-free service.
Assemble the stair according to the stair assembly instruction sheet.
Attach the guard rails to the platform using the supplied 1/2"-13 x 1-1/2" bolts, lock washers, and flat washers. Bolts should be tightened to 35 ft-lbs.
At this point, you may paint or coat the platform if desired.
Attach the stair to the platform using the 1/2"-13 x 1-1/2" bolts, lock washers, flat washers, and nuts supplied by Lapeyre Stair.
It is extremely important for the vertical stability of the platform that the handrail clamps be installed
. Place the clamps as high as possible on the rail, as shown. Using a 1/2" socket and ratchet, tighten to 20 ft-lbs.
Prepare the floor mounting holes in the building site. As a guide, use the bolt pattern for the footing shown on the stair instruction sheet.
Position the unit as required. Using studs or bolts (minimum 1/2" diameter), secure the stair in place.
Lapeyre Stair recommends customer supplied sway bracing to insure the stability of the platform unit.
Use 1/2" diameter bolts to secure 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" x 3/16" angle braces to the platform and an immovable object. Mounting holes are provided in several locations for your convenience.