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Stair Remodeling Chickasha OK

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

Chickasha Flower Box
(405) 224-4345
1708 South 4th Street
Chickasha, OK
 
Always in Bloom
(405) 222-1003
527 West Grand Avenue
Chickasha, OK
 
S & R Curbs Inc
(405) 247-6226
611 West Texas Avenue
Anadarko, OK
 
Tuttle Grain & Supply
(405) 381-2355
1 Southwest 5th
Tuttle, OK
 
Martin Bobby D
(405) 381-2910
513 Ridgewood Drive
Tuttle, OK
 
Reding Landscape & Farm
(405) 222-0624
614 West Kansas Avenue
Chickasha, OK
 
Chickasha Sodding & Grass Farm
(405) 459-6232
1050 County Road 1280
Amber, OK
 
Kohler Custom Fence
(405) 222-4702
2054 County Road 1400
Blanchard, OK
 
Country Equipment - Mustang
(405) 376-9550
3 North Morgan Road
Tuttle, OK
 
Cypress Springs Alzheimer’s and Memory Support Residence - Oklahoma Ci
4052869500
8300 N. May Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK

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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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