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Stair Remodeling Burlington IA

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

Basement Solutions Inc
319- 752-7333
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Burlington , IA
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Sears Home Services
8888675309
704 AVENUE G
Fort Madison, IA

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Wischmeier Landscape & Lawn CO
(319) 985-2777
8798 Stony Hollow Road
Burlington, IA
 
Rowe Nursery
(319) 752-0887
803 Gratton Street
Burlington, IA
 
Trugreen Chemlawn
(319) 754-5371
2825 Mount Pleasant Street
Burlington, IA
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
2700 MOUNT PLEASANT ST STE 32
Burlington, IA

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Boyles Co Inc
(319) 754-5941
309 E Agency Rd
Burlington, IA
 
Sears Authorized Retail Dealer
(319) 753-6580
2700 Mount Pleasant Street
Burlington, IA
 
River Basin Construction
(319) 752-4758
13038 Highway 61
Burlington, IA
 
Midwest Pond Management Geode Rc&D
(319) 752-8671
1630 Smith Street
Burlington, IA
 
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You Can Renovate Your Stairs

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

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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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