Murfreesboro Real Estate Tips- How To Build Redwood & Stone Steps

Murfreesboro Real Estate Tips- How To Build Redwood & Stone Steps

Wanna spruce up the front of your house, and give it a new look?  The steps are usually the first thing someone sees when they approach your home to go inside, so in this edition of Murfreesboro Real Estate Tips,  I will be showing you how to build redwood & stone steps. It will take a few hours, but will be well worth the effort when you see the end results.

 

1. Use a square shaped shovel to cut the shape of the steps into the soil with a shovel. Use a piece of redwood as a guide for the width.

murfreesboro real estate tips - How To Build Redwood & Stone Steps

2. Test fit the redstone by stacking a layer the same width as the redwood.

3. Mix up some mortar and start laying the redwood making sure to wipe the excess mortar off/

murfreesboro real estate tips - How To Build Redwood & Stone Steps

 

4. Cut lengths of 4 x 4 redwood lumbar for the step frames

5. Assemble redwood frames and attatch with 4 inch bolts

6. Drill 1/2″ holes for the top to accomodate the rebar support

7. Attatch the frames. Spread mortar on the redstone facing & lay the redwood on top and drive rebar through holes in redwood.

murfreesboro real estate tips - How To Build Redwood & Stone Steps

 

8. Fill in the steps with mortar until it reaches the redwood frame, let dry, then pour in the crushed gravel.

 

Enjoy the finished results:

murfreesboro real estate tips - How To Build Redwood & Stone Steps

 

I hope you found this post about How To Build Redwood & Stone Steps useful! If your selling your home in Middle Tennessee, or looking to buy a home please contact Todd Taylor- REALTOR at 615-378-7253. If you’re new to Middle Tennessee, I’d especially like to extend a warm welcome. Todd values his clients and provides them with honest, reliable service. You can also visit Todd’s website at http://tnsoldhome.com

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