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Stair Remodeling Anchorage AK

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Equity Builder Home Improvement
7133 Arctic Blvd #11
Anchorage, AK
907 5621812
Expo Remodeling Service, Inc
Alaska, AK
LH Contracting
Anchorage, AK
Bathrooms, Kitchens, Tile, Hardwood, Laminate, Decks & Fences
Licenses / Certifications
State & Municipal

Alaskan HomeCrafters Inc.
7227 Kidron Street
Anchorage , AK
Alaska Woodworking Design
3705 Arctic Blvd. #2231
Anchorage, AK
Carpentry, tile, cabintry, sheetrock
Licenses / Certifications
Membership Organizations
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Years in Business

Vogel Home Improvement
11161 Vosikof Pl
Anchorage, AK
Kitchen and Bath Remodeling
Licenses / Certifications
Alaska General Contractor #25017
Years in Business

A Custom Touch
(907) 230-2608
3621 hollyberry cir.
anchorage, AK
custom trim, hand rails, kitchens, baths,doors, windows, custom decks, siding
Licenses / Certifications
Years in Business

Drew's Handyman Services
(907) 764-7746
6005 Spruce Meadows Lp.
Anchorage, AK
All Aspects of Home Repair and Remodeling
Licenses / Certifications
Years in Business

Alaska Landscaping
(907) 349-5000
Po Box 243002
Anchorage, AK

You Can Renovate Your Stairs

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


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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