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家庭改善101:为楼梯扶手选择最好的木材

Posted on August 30, 2020

有几十种木材类型可以用于家庭建筑项目. 这可能是一项艰巨的任务,通过你的方式,为木制楼梯栏杆的最佳选择. However, depending on where you live, what kind of stain you plan to use, your budget and other factors, 一些类型的木材可能是一个更好的选择. 你可以去Eden Oaks设计的木制品店购买材料, but if you don’t know what you need, then you still won’t find the right one.

继续阅读,发现更多的类型的木材,是完美的家庭改善项目.

木栏杆不仅增加了审美情趣,而且坚固实用. (Image from: Unsplash)

楼梯扶手系统设计良好的重要性

From a functional point of view, 栏杆系统决定了建筑内外环境的安全性和可访问性. 居住者的健康、安全和福祉受到直接影响. A well-designed railing system not only offers support, guidance and safety, 它增强了建筑的美学和视觉吸引力,并影响用户与周围环境的互动.

Environment/Geographic Location

甚至在你开始你的楼梯栏杆建设项目和购买你的木材从建设仓库如伊甸园橡树 custom woodware,您应该首先了解位置的含义. 楼梯扶手项目的环境和地理位置可能决定结构设计要求和使用什么材料, including the final finish or coating.

Some questions you need to consider include:

Is the climate humid or dry?

When the overall climate is relatively humid, 户外应用需要一种更耐腐蚀的材料.

栏杆是在海水附近还是在海洋环境中?

If the railing is to be installed near the ocean, 在室内和室外都应该使用一种更耐腐蚀的材料.

Is the railing in a wind-prone area?

必须考虑在大风地区建筑的具体设计标准.

铁路维护需求也可能取决于季节的变化(极热或极冷), high rainfall, etc.) or due to the landscape (termites, wet areas etc.)

The Benefits of Using Wood

楼梯扶手的木制材料以一种实用的方式提升你的家庭内部外观. (Image from: Unsplash)

木材以其美丽和灵活性而闻名,因为它可以在不增加项目的额外成本的情况下着色或油漆,以满足栏杆设计的美学要求. It can be hand-crafted for a rustic look, carved for a more traditional appearance, or sanded and finished for a more modern style. 室内木栏杆系统可以相当容易地清洁和维护, 但室外系统需要定期维护,因为它们可能会分裂, shrinking, or warping. To ensure it stays structurally sound, 外部木栏杆系统必须防止天气条件(雨), UV rays, heat, and snow) to prevent deterioration or rot.

The Best Types of Wood to Use for Stair Railings

#1 Yellow Pine

松树是世界上最受欢迎的树种之一,因为松树包括几种不同的树种. Yellow pine is incredibly dense. 这就是为什么它是持久的,可以在许多不同类型的气候条件下生长. It is a popular type of lumber for building homes, making furniture, and various wood construction projects.

根据在线木材数据库,黄松木的密度使其可靠的项目. It also has the ability to withstand harsh climates, temperatures, 木工工具和其他建筑处理. 这种类型是栏杆和楼梯地板的最佳选择之一,因为它的整体工作性能, its rot resistance, and tough density. Not only is it functional and aesthetically attractive, 黄松也是最实惠和经济的室内外木材选择之一.

#2 White Oak

White oak wood is popular for many reasons. 它受欢迎的首要原因是它独特而美丽的颜色——一旦切碎和处理,它会变成浅到中棕色,带有橄榄的色调. 它也是一种非常耐腐的木材, 使其成为建筑楼梯踏板等项目的耐用选择, rails, moulding, and newel posts. Like the yellow pine, 白橡木的可加工性有足够的弹性和弯曲度,可以很好地使用木工工具. 白栎木与黄松的唯一区别是,鉴于它的优质颜色,白栎木有点贵.

#3 Walnut

Walnut wood is known for its distinct, 装饰色彩和结构随着年龄增长而变得更有价值和更暗. 它能抵抗室内的湿度,但在室外使用就不太耐候性了. The walnut wood resistance to wear and decay, 以及在木材加工和抛光下的韧性, is quite high. Although it is a dense type of wood, walnut isn’t too heavy and remains malleable, 所以它可以很容易地加工和雕刻更复杂的楼梯栏杆设计. 这种类型的木材也比较昂贵,就像白栎木一样.

#4 Maple

就像上面提到的木材类型一样,枫木也有足够的强度来抵抗任何处理. 加工、抛光、着色、清漆容易,维护简单. However, it doesn’t cope with weather changes well. 枫木的颜色和质地都很浅,看起来很原始, 但由于这种特性,划痕和痕迹会更加明显. 此外,当它暴露在湿度和温度变化时,很容易开裂.

Conclusion

As you have read, 今天有很多选择,当涉及到木材作为楼梯扶手. 如果你考虑到所有重要的因素,比如预算, the kind of climate you live in, rot resilience, workability, and durability of the material, you can arrive at the best option for your needs.

Please give us at Eden Oaks 我们的电话(719)985-3336与任何问题,您可能有选择正确的木材使用您的楼梯项目!