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Stair Remodeling Leitchfield KY

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

Clemons Lawn Care
(270) 259-9065
1599 Elizabethtown Road
Leitchfield, KY
 
Clemons Lawn Care
(270) 242-7921
50 Tully Road
Clarkson, KY
 
Evergreen Lawn Care & Landscaping
(270) 862-9230
16967 Sonora Hardin Spring
Eastview, KY
 
Serria Company Inc
(270) 862-3034
105 East Main Street
Cecilia, KY
 
Lighting Lamp Store
5024248296
3928 Stonyrun Drive
Louisville, KY

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Pine View Nursery
(270) 259-4189
303 Tilden Street
Leitchfield, KY
 
Central Lawn Care
(859) 485-2024
51 Comanche Drive
Falls Of Rough, KY
 
Jones Scott Lawncare & Landscape CO
(859) 485-4571
77 Comanche Drive
Falls Of Rough, KY
 
FischerSIPS
8007927477
1800 Northwestern Pkwy
Louisville, KY

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Chip Warren
Warren Custom Built Decks & Fences
859-224-9456
3317 Drayton Place
Lexington, KY
 
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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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