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Stair Remodeling Huntsville AL

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Old Barn Reclaimed Wood & Antique Flooring
2565277808
100 South Side Square Suite 202
Huntsville, AL

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Comprehensive Inspection Services
256-535-6900
PO Box 18038
Huntsville, AL
 
Lou Ann Lanier
Faux & Beyond Faux Finishing Studio
256.772.8436
154 Maple Street
Madison, AL
 
Tm Woods Home Improvement
(256) 763-0900
2915 Berkshire Drive SW
Huntsville, AL
 
Gipson'S Home Repair
(256) 837-3222
1025 Claude Cir Nw
Huntsville, AL
 
OXI FRESH Carpet Cleaning
2563250941
102 Nicole Way
Madison, AL

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NewSouth Architects
256-539-5845
100 Washington Street Suite 2
Huntsville, AL
 
Reed Contracting Services Inc
(256) 355-3994
312 Beltline Rd
Decatur, AL
 
Affordable Building And Home
(256) 837-2757
1501 Jordan Ln Nw
Huntsville, AL
 
Derrick Design and Remodeling Inc.
256-852-8188
162 Export Cir
Huntsville, AL
 
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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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