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Stair Remodeling Grand Blanc MI

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All-Weather Seal
4258 S. Saginaw St.
Burton, MI
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Davison Family Floors, Inc
810-653-2795
725 North State Road
Davison, MI
 
Mark Swiastyn
M.A.Swiastyn Building Co.
248-634-7286
10359 Appomattox St.
Holly, MI
 
Kathleen Daley
RS DALEY Electrical
810-266-4090
15105 Locust Grove Dr
Byron, MI
 
GETITFIXD.COM
248-343-2268
3006 murray
grand blanc, MI
 
Chris
Horton's Lawn Care L.L.C.
(810) 877-9655
P.O. Box 90143
Burton, MI
 
Aaron Keller
Keller Painting
248-770-0049
8270 Groveland rd
Holly, MI
 
Ronald Henson
Bayview Electric LLC
248-568-7064
2321 Foxmore Circle
Highland, MI
 
Damon Granger
High End Heating and Cooling
810-266-4855
11492 E Lehring Rd.
Byron, MI
 
R & T Building & Remodeling
(810) 742-5921
G1182 E Hemphill Rd
Flint, MI
 
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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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