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Stair Remodeling Kelso WA

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

Adam Beck
Beck,s Electric & Maintenance
(360) 751-7133
PO Box 1138
Castle Rock, WA
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
341 THREE RIVERS DR
KELSO, WA

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Cowlitz Irrigation & Landscaping
(360) 636-3282
802 Oak Street
Kelso, WA
 
Vance Trucking & Excavation Inc
(360) 577-0626
1428 Beech Street
Longview, WA
 
Specialty Concrete & Landscape Supply
(360) 577-4555
1226 3rd Avenue
Longview, WA
 
Mike Pope
Woodland Painting LLC
360-225-7427
45114 NE 89th Ave
Woodland, WA
 
Derosier Trucking Inc
(360) 577-1636
3627 Pleasant Hill Road
Kelso, WA
 
Gro-N-Control
(360) 425-3242
601 North 1st Avenue
Kelso, WA
 
Ocean Beach Stonescapes
(360) 501-5400
4413 Ocean Beach Highway
Longview, WA
 
Northwest Maintenance Company
(360) 577-1012
Po Box 375
Longview, WA
 
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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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