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Stair Remodeling Caldwell ID

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

B.J Parker
Sunrise Garage Door
208-880-1561
2017 N. Middleton rd.
Nampa, ID
 
Hibbard Construction
(208) 459-7048
716 Cleveland Blvd
Caldwell, ID
 
Barnes Construction Inc
(208) 455-6213
5304 Farmway Rd
Caldwell, ID
 
J B'S Roofing
(208) 888-5711
510 Laurel St
Caldwell, ID
 
Weber Drywall & Construction
(208) 454-0194
19221 Evening Dr
Caldwell, ID
 
Jason
J.E. May Painting Contractors
208-695-6944
2515 Waterwheel Road
Emmett, ID
 
Family Ties Kitchens
(208) 454-0686
16589 Wagner Rd
Caldwell, ID
 
M & T Construction
(208) 455-6290
14339 Channel Rd
Caldwell, ID
 
River Valley Handyman
208-713-3126
211 Forest Park Ave
Caldwell , ID
 
Woodcraft Design & Build
208-412-3742
www.remodelingyou.com
Nampa, ID
 

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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