Stairnose 3/8″ Overlap for Hardwood – Product and Installation Information

Product Attributes

Transitions floor to edge of stair to provide a finished trim.
For use as a stair landings trim and elevated floor perimeters.

Overlap Stairnosings/moldings are milled to allow the “lip” to ride up over the top of the flooring; used primarily with floating floor applications.

Installation Procedures

Installation of Stairnose

  1. Install the flooring first allowing for enough space for the stairnose and recommended expansion area.
  2. Attach Stairnose with nails (6d finish nails) and construction adhesive. When installing using only construction adhesive only, weight down the Stairnose evenly to ensure proper contact with the subfloor.*
  3. Always predrill Stairnose pieces with appropriate size drill bit to avoid cracking or splitting.
  4. For Overlap Stairnose allow for expansion between the Overlap Stairnose and the flooring.

* When installing over radiant heated subfloors, use only construction adhesive to attach Stairnose pieces to the subfloor.

Product Images

Stairnose 3/8″ Overlap
Length: 78″
Current Version

Length: 78″
Old (Discontinued)

Stairnose 3/8″ Overlap Floating Floors (10MM)
Length: 78″
(Discontinued)


Updated on June 24, 2022