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Stair Remodeling Knoxville TN

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

Benjamin Kouma
Floor Effects, LLC
865-250-6260
1449 Francis Station Drive
Knoxville, TN
 
Wrenzo Thompson
Hardwood Refinishers
865-405-2310
P.O. Box 42
Rockford, TN
 
Eric
AA Locksmith
(865) 977-9110
Aloca, TN
 
All American Remodeling Inc
(865) 584-7305
2804 Sutherland Ave
Knoxville, TN
 
Master Custom Homes & Remodeling
(865) 458-0416
1706 Cottage Wood Way
Knoxville, TN
 
Jaymee Housefield
Knoxville Design Tile and Stone
850 685-2313
Belle Mina Way
Knoxville, TN
 
Chris Cox
Sparkling View
(865) 226-9861
PO Box 22561
Knoxville, TN
 
Farrah Williams-Deck
Farrah's Photography and Event Services
865-681-8484
860 Bert Garner Lane
Maryville, TN
 
Huggins Remodeling Service
(865) 525-9867
932 Eleanor St
Knoxville, TN
 
Quality Home Improvements Knoxville
(865) 283-9638
5721 Wilkerson Rd
Knoxville, TN
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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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