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Stair Remodeling Fountain CO

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

Holladay Brothers Construction
719-596-7161
216 Auburn Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
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Home Remodeling

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Eric Day
Day Electric
719-201-8736
3575 Cricklewood Lane
Colorado Springs, CO
 
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The WireNut
719-550-3737
6395 E Platte Ave
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Gerhard Mounet Lipp
ML Mural Art
719-266 1494
P.O. Box 5432
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Bruce Fanning
Hands On Home Inspections Of Colorado Springs & Pueblo Colorado
719-685-5018
PO Box 363
Manitou Springs, CO
 
Mike DePace
Mike DePace Siding and Trim
719-491-7921
1718 Rustique Drive
Fountain, CO
 
Karl Martin
Karl Martin Sandblasting / Pressurewashing
719-351-3898
318 W. Cheyenne Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Gerhard Mounet Lipp
ML Mural Art
719-2661494
P.O. Box 25432
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Mike Boire
Colorado Carpet & Flooring, Inc.
719-302-3466
4180 Tulip Way
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Scott Patton
Handyman Express Inc.
719-201-2287
2655 Vidalia Terr
Colorado Springs, CO
 
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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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