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Stair Remodeling Claymont DE

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Macustrade
2679971437
329 East King Street
Malvern, PA

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Matthew Flebbe
Wunderhome
3023531656
1007 Rodman Road
Wilmington, DE
 
RICK MAMMUCARI
RICKS TREE SERVICE LLC
610-358-1953
1810 MIDDLETOWN RD.
GLEN MILLS, PA
 
Anthony Pisano
American Cabinet Refinishing
302-995-2000
404 - B Harvey Drive
Newport, DE
 
Morgan or Kevin Mengel
MKB Property Maintenance, LLC
610-696-5208
1100 West Chester Pike, Suite K6
West Chester, PA
 
AL WILSON
WILSON PAINTING
610-368-8993
2165 LOCUST ST
BOOTHWYN, PA
 
Russel Huber
Russel Huber
610-291-4824
4915 Greenwood St.
Brookhaven, PA
 
Randal Patterson
Patterson Woodwork
610-742-7243
37 Bennetts Lane
Cheyney, PA
 
Michael Mitchell
Better Builders and Remodelers
610-534-0464
650 11th Avenue
Prospect Park, PA
 
Joe Natoli
J. L. Natoli Excavating
6107933528
720 Haines Mill Rd.
West Chester, PA
 
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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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