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Stair Remodeling Garden City KS

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

Target Electric Motor
(620) 276-4020
1907 Buffalo Jones Avenue
Garden City, KS
 
Feldt Guttering & Vinyl Fencing
(620) 275-4415
109 South Main Street
Garden City, KS
 
Minter-Wilson Drilling CO Inc
(620) 276-8269
1911 East Kansas Avenue
Garden City, KS
 
Gas Meter Sales & Service
(620) 275-5810
2806 Prairie Avenue
Garden City, KS
 
Prairie Wind Aquatics
(620) 276-0700
1413 West Mary Street
Garden City, KS
 
Cutting Edge
(620) 277-2671
4105 Bell Court
Garden City, KS
 
Midwest Electric Inc - Shop
(620) 275-6306
1620 Buffalo Jones Avenue
Garden City, KS
 
White Star Machinery & Supply
(620) 277-2290
3830 Jones Ave
Garden City, KS
 
Western Irrigation Inc
(620) 275-7378
2990 Morton Road
Garden City, KS
 
AG Liquid Systems
(620) 275-4114
2611 Jones Avenue
Garden City, KS
 

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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