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Stair Remodeling Kendallville IN

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

Sears Home Services
8888675309
550 FAIRVIEW BLVD
Kendallville, IN

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Kendallville Farm & Flower Shop
(260) 347-0975
224 East Mitchell Street
Kendallville, IN
 
Irving Gravel Inc
(260) 347-4291
5895 East 800 North
Kendallville, IN
 
Irving Gravel Company
(260) 351-4393
7445 East 400 South
South Milford, IN
 
Green-A-Lawn
(260) 854-2727
4545 East 700 South
Wolcottville, IN
 
Green Side Up
(260) 349-0724
205 McCray Court
Kendallville, IN
 
Sears Roebuck and CO
(260) 349-0828
550 Fairview Boulevard
Kendallville, IN
 
Greenthumb of Indiana LLC
(260) 897-2319
East Baseline Road
Avilla, IN
 
Boggs Professional Lawn Service Inc
(260) 351-2086
5545 South 930 East
Wolcottville, IN
 
Horstmans
(260) 854-4996
5800 South 450 East
Wolcottville, IN
 
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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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