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Stair Remodeling Hillsdale MI

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

Sears Home Services
Hillsdale, MI

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Plant Nook Florist
(517) 849-9262
411 Evans Street
Jonesville, MI
C Raker & Sons
(517) 542-2316
10371 Rainey Road
Litchfield, MI
J.C.C. Lawn Care
(517) 688-3948
11611 Donegal Drive
Jerome, MI
Michigan Aggregates Corporation
(517) 688-4414
9960 Chicago Road
Jerome, MI
The Garden Shop
(517) 437-4006
1040 South Bunn Road
Hillsdale, MI
Yard Fun Tractor Sales
(517) 287-5780
525 Kyser Drive
North Adams, MI
D-P Equipment CO
(517) 368-5266
10700 South Edon Road
Camden, MI
Area One Lawn Care
(517) 639-3366
926 Clarendon Road
Quincy, MI
Handy Landscape Supply Llc
(517) 639-5252
898 East Chicago Rd
Quincy, MI
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You Can Renovate Your Stairs

Written by Matthew C. Keegan  //  2012/01/24  //  Home Improvement  //  No comments


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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