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Stair Remodeling Huntington WV

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

Cliff'S Home Improvement Center
(304) 529-6058
1882 West Rd
Huntington, WV
 
Bailey Construction Inc
(304) 429-4001
4964 Sunset Dr
Huntington, WV
 
Blevins Roofing
(304) 522-2171
217 Buffington St
Huntington, WV
 
Alternative Building Concepts Inc
(304) 736-0494
4341 Us Route 60 Ste 187
Huntington, WV
 
Blue Chip Maintenance & Construction
(304) 736-8201
6400 E Pea Ridge Rd
Huntington, WV
 
Adkins Vmc Construction Co Inc
(304) 522-4677
4096 Green Valley Rd
Huntington, WV
 
George'S Home Improvement
(304) 697-9633
751 Norway Ave
Huntington, WV
 
Riedel Wilks Building Structures Inc.
(304) 523-5452
420 7th Ave G
Huntington, WV
 
Blankenship Ray A Construction
(304) 523-5919
3614 Norwood Rd
Huntington, WV
 
Nehemiah Construction
(304) 962-4688
3186 Booten Creek Rd
Huntington, WV
 

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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