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Build a stairway that is affordable and fits your space!

Switchback Stair Shipped in 4 weeks

Get a switchback steel stair that is designed for your space, easy to install, and meets building codes.
Switchback Stair

No Assembly Required

OSHA & IBC Compliant

Custom Designed

Sick of delayed projects because of stairs?

  • Cookie-cutter stairs that don't fit

  • Unclear lead times and hidden pricing

  • Stairs arriving in parts

  • Confusing and lengthy assembly

  • Long lead times that delay your project

  • Jumping through hoops with pushy salesmen

Making Switchback Stairs Easy to Order and Install

3D Renderings

3D Renderings are available for you to insert into your architectural drawings to confirm fit. You can also view an interactive 3D model (view example).

Custom Designed

You will get the stair you want that fits correctly in your space. We don’t do cookie-cutter stairs.

Instant Pricing

You will see what you pay up-front before you place your order. There are never any hidden fees or vague estimates.

We want to see your business thrive.

We're committed to helping you meet deadlines so you can build trust with your customers. 

  • More than 30 years of stair design experience
  • More than 1,000 happy customers
  • OSHA & IBC compliant
  • Made in the USA
  • In-House Engineers

How It Works

1. Measure Your Space

The two primary measurements needed are the stair height (measured finished floor to finished floor) and the stair tread width.

2. Design Your Stair

You will be guided through the design process. Our stair experts are available to answer your questions.

3. Schedule Delivery

Your stair will typically ship 4 weeks after approval drawings are signed. Easy-to-follow installation drawings will be included and our stair experts are a phone call away.

Customers We Serve

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Spacecraft Manufacturer
T-Mobile
Mobile Communications
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Modular Construction
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Electrive Automotive

Railing Options

Choose from our 5 railing options. Consider your local building codes to make sure you remain compliant.
  • Type A: Wall Mount Handrail

    Type A Wall Mount Stair Handrail
  • Type B: Combination Hand/Stair Rail

    Type B Combination Hand and Stair Rail
  • Type C: Stair Rail + Inner Handrail

    Type C Stair Rail with Inner Handrail
  • Type D: Balusters + Inner Handrail

    Type D Balluster Stair Railing
  • Type E: Mesh Infill Rail + Inner Handrail

    Type E Mesh Stair Railing
  • Not sure what railing type to choose?

    It can be intimidating to choose the right railing for your space and application. Our team is here to help you get the right railing.

    Get Our Railing ResourceCall (574) 773-8025

Tread Options

Choose from these 6 tread options. Your local building codes may determine which types of railing are an option for your application.
  • Diamond Plate Open Riser

    Diamond Plate Stair Treads with Open Risers
  • Bar Grating Open Riser

    Bar Grate Stair Treads with Open Risers
  • Bar Grating Partially Closed Riser

    Bar Grate Stair Treads with Partially Closed Risers
  • Diamond Plate Closed Riser

    Diamond Plate Stair Treads with Closed Risers
  • Poured Pan Closed Riser

    Concrete Stair Treads with Closed Risers
  • Dimaond Plate "Thick Profile" Open Riser

    Diamond Plate Thick Stair Treads with Open Risers

Switchback Stair Gallery

Frequently Asked Questions

These are the common questions asked when customers order a stair. If you don't see your question answered, send us a message.

You can expect to receive your approval drawings within 2-4 minutes for most stairs. More complex stair configurations may take up to 10 minutes.

No. This is not legos that you need to assemble yourself with 15 pages of instructions. Your stairway will come fully assembled and ready to lift into position in just minutes after you receive it.

Stair Zone offers 4 types of treads for you to choose from:

  • Diamond Plate - Open Riser: Cost effective, common for interior. The minimum required by OSHA.
  • Diamond Plate - Closed Riser: Limits debris from falling underneath, common for interior. The minimum required for IBC applications.
  • Poured Pan - Closed Riser: Highly durable, designed for concrete tread applications.
  • Bar Grating - Open Riser: Serrated surface, slip resistant. Recommended for exterior.

No, we do not offer those. We recommend you use StairSupplies instead.

No, we do not fabricate spiral staircases.

We offer full refunds until the start of production. After the production process begins, we cannot issue refunds. Production begins immediately after approval drawings are signed. If the order is cancelled before approval drawings are signed , we will give you a full refund.

We accept credit card and check payments. We do not accept PayPal.

Yes, we can invoice you. Payment has to be made before production will begin.

Shipping rates are based off of your distance from our location in Nappanee, IN, and stair size/weight.

Yes, you can fill out a request for quote form or call us. From there we will figure out what you’re needing and provide you with approval drawings.

Sure, just fill out our request for quote form and attach your drawing there.

Our current lead time is 4 weeks after approval drawings are signed. For more complex staircases, the lead time will be longer and is dependent on the project.

No, we only offer stairs made out of steel.

Stair Zone will provide you with all necessary hardware to secure your stair. We recommend you have a forklift or some other method to lift the stairs in place. You will also need an impact, sockets, wrench, drill and drill bits, tape measurer, and a level.

Stair Zone will install your stair for an additional fee. Otherwise, we recommend that you find a general contractor near you to install your stair.

Stair Zone stairs come pre-assembled and ready to install. If you have problems or questions, you can call us and talk to Wade.

We will provide email, phone, and video support to ensure a quick and easy installation.

Our team has 30+ years of experience in engineering, fabricating, and installing stairs. We have installed stairs in manufacturing plants, hotels, churches, and retail locations. Clear and easy-to-follow drawings are included with every Stair Zone purchase.

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