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Stair Remodeling Aberdeen SD

Looking for Stair Remodeling in Aberdeen? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Aberdeen that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Stair Remodeling in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Lawn Care
(605) 229-3066
3155 North Brown County 10
Aberdeen, SD
 
Wolff Underground Sprinklers
(605) 226-1205
12555 386th Avenue
Aberdeen, SD
 
Runnings Fleet & Farm
(605) 226-2600
804 S 5th St
Aberdeen, SD
 
Inman & McDowell Inc
(605) 225-8122
3000 3rd Avenue Southeast
Aberdeen, SD
 
Parkview Nursery
(605) 225-7818
304 East Melgaard Road
Aberdeen, SD
 
Sears Roebuck & CO
(605) 226-2500
3315 6th Avenue Southeast Suite 8
Aberdeen, SD
 
Trugreen Chemlawn
(605) 225-5226
702 3rd Avenue Southwest
Aberdeen, SD
 
Beadle Floral & Nursery
(605) 226-0500
5255 North Highway 281
Aberdeen, SD
 
RDO Equipment CO
(605) 225-6772
4935 6th Avenue Southeast
Aberdeen, SD
 
H C Clark Implement Co. Inc.
(605) 225-8170
4411 East Hwy 12
Aberdeen, SD
 

You Can Renovate Your Stairs

Written by Matthew C. Keegan  //  2012/01/24  //  Home Improvement  //  No comments

stairway

Live in any home long enough and you’ll be undertaking repairs, perhaps a major renovation. One area of the home that is easy to overlook is its stairs, particularly those that lead from the first floor to the second floor.

If your home’s stairs are in terrible shape, only an entirely new staircase may help. That project is expensive, one where you’ll probably have to call in a team of professionals to handle it.

You can renovate your stairs on your own, a project that may be as simple as bringing out a hammer, some nails and a sheet of sand paper to start. Follow these steps to make your staircase a showcase:

1. Inspect each step. Bring along your hammer and walk up each step, hammering in any nail that isn’t flush with the stairs. Replace broken or bent nails with nails of the same size as needed.

2. Fix cracks. You may be able to save the stair’s tread by using a filler to fix cracks. Ask the Builder’s Tim Carter recommends that homeowners first insert “expanding urethane glue or a heavy-bodied epoxy” in the crack and top it with wood filler. Use stain or epoxy to make the crack disappear. You’ll need to sand the tread first and then follow the other steps.

3. Tighten treads and risers. Stairs are made up of three main parts: stringers, which hold the stairs in place; treads that you walk on and risers that are perpendicular to the treads and support each tread. Tom Silva of This Old House magazine, notes that glue and or nails often holds these pieces together. Plan to scrape off the old glue before applying a new coat of glue. If you have access to underneath the stairs, you can tighten the stairs that way too.

4. Baluster and railing — The wood spindles holding up the railing are called balusters. These may need tightening, especially if screws are already ...

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