Moisture Management: Stairs

Treads stored on a job site should be covered and well of the ground.

Set of Stairs

Stair Tread Storage

1. Build platform of cull panel and scrap lumber 4x4s for stacking panels.

Stretch plastic film over platform to block passage of ground moisture.

Moisture Management Step 1

2. Nail film to top panel and drape over ends for protection against driving rain.

Weight lower end with 2×4.

Moisture Management Step 2

3. Lay two 2x4s on top of stack.

Pad corners with rags.

Stretch film over stack and secure to tie-down stakes.

Moisture Management Step 3