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How high is too high?

Posted by banana_fanna (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 20, 10 at 18:47

The first step - be in onto a sunshelf or onto the first stair - how many inches is too high? Especially if you've got one arthritic, cranky knee?

If I want 8" of water on my shelf, that would make it a 13" drop from the top of the coping to the shelf. Too high?

Add a small step? Change the depth of the shelf to 6" thereby making that first step an 11" drop?

Thanks.


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RE: How high is too high?

The top step has so little water to aid in buoyancy, I would suggest it be the same depth as a normal step height as found on an interior staircase. Lower steps can be a little taller.


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