Crumbling steps

I own a rundown fixer-upper that has concrete steps in front (3 steps, about 6 feet wide). Steps are shot, totally crumbling, etc. Removing these and replacing with equivalent concrete steps is $1500-2000. Is it possible to build (cheaper) wooden steps over top of the concrete steps ?
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Sure, how well it will work is another question.
You do have the problem of the stair height to contend with when you add a layer on top. Done wrong you can be out of code compliance.
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On 8 Apr 2006 13:08:40 -0700, snipped-for-privacy@yahoo.com wrote:

Why not re face with topping cement. The new mixes are more plastic than concrete and will last forever. Easy to do and not costly at all.
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Sweet, I will look into that !
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Sweet, I will look into that !
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rogerroger@smokin'.net wrote:

Or face it with a layer of bricks?
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snipped-for-privacy@yahoo.com wrote:

Sure. Build the steps just like you do a deck and anchor the wood into the concrete. Might want to drill over-sized holes to embed the bolts into the existing concrete. Cheapest and easiest way is to just reface with new concrete.
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