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Stair Remodeling Derry NH

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

WE Cork
8006662675
16 Kingston Rd.
Exeter, NH

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Jim Cullen
Freedom Advanced Electric, LLC
603-518-5105
138 Wayne Street
Manchester, NH
 
Kevin Verrall
Affordable Air Conditioning LLC
603-702-3114
84 Giles Road
East Kingston, NH
 
Tim Shanahan
North East Roofing Contractors
978-423-6403
155 Middlesex Street
Lowell, MA
 
TPM Construction
603-898-0864
20 Wheeler Avenue
Salem, NH
Services
Additions, Basements, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Dormers, Porches, Decks
Years in Business
30

Anthony Beaulieu
AGB Electric & Home Automation
617-201-6510
6 Ironwood Drive
Windham, NH
 
Robert Wall
Dracut Weatherproofing
978-815-5944
72 Cheever Ave.
Dracur, MA
 
Eliezer Silva
Final Touch Painting
978-455-0495
390 Mammoth Road
Lowell, MA
 
Boardwalk North
603-437-2500
24 Orchard View Drive
Londonderry, NH
 
Brostruction
6032354179
35 Hunt St
Salem, NH
Services
Finish Carpentry and More
Licenses / Certifications
NA
Years in Business
13

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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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