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Stair Remodeling Grand Forks ND

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

Michael Raymond
Mikes Exteriors, LLC
701-317-2060
1103 5th Ave N
Grand Forks, ND
 
Tony Anderson Construction
(701) 775-0822
2097 N 42nd St.
Grand Forks, ND
 
Rebarchek Construction
(701) 746-8125
4216 Gateway Dr
Grand Forks, ND
 
Lowe'S Home Improvement Warehouse Of Grand Forks
(701) 765-9000
4001 32nd Ave S
Grand Forks, ND
 
Handy Helpers
7012150774
www.handyhelpersonline.com
Grand Forks, ND
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Handy Person Services
Licenses / Certifications
Contractor / EPA RRP Certified Firm
Membership Organizations
The Association of Certified Handyman Professionals (ACHP)

A & L Siding & Home Improvement Center
(701) 775-0980
1505 11th Ave N
Grand Forks, ND
 
Vreeland Remodeling
(701) 775-2523
2003 Gateway Dr
Grand Forks, ND
 
Vreeland Remodeling
(701) 775-2523
2003 Gateway Dr
Grand Forks, ND
 
Applegren Construction Inc
(701) 746-6978
1015 North 51st Suite B
Grand Forks, ND
 
Klave Construction Inc
(701) 746-1989
3811 Fairview Dr
Grand Forks, ND
 

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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