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Stair Remodeling Decatur GA

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Village Habitat Design
4045254828
483 Moreland Ave. Suite 4
Atlanta, GA

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Atlanta Water Harvest
7702493850
2870 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA

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OnlyGreen4Me
7707349483
3105-J Gateway Drive
Norcross, GA

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Greenovate the Home
7708277251
2200 Weatherstone Circle
Conyers, GA

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Bruce Fabrick
Fabrick Architects Inc.
(404) 320-9911
114 Woodlawn Ave
Decatur, GA
 
Pure Life Healthy Homes
4046345590
2183 Briarcliff Road NE
Atlanta, GA

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Decatur Roofing
770-729-0335
4535 S. Berkeley Lake Rd.
Norcross, GA
 
Starbrite Window Cleaning Atlanta
4049341309
6940 roswell rd
Atlanta, GA

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ecoTransitions Inc.
6783139260
8110 Troon Circle, Suite 170
Austell, GA

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Dr. Mang Ndukwe
Another Chance Customize Services Inc.
678-587-8213
2412 Park Central Blvd.
Decatur, GA
 
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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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