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Stair Remodeling Lexington NC

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

Clayton Jernigan
JJ Tree & Lawn Service
336-249-6069
1105 Sunnyside Drive
Lexington, NC
 
Grout Works of the Triad
3362898545
248 Welcome Arcadia Rd
Lexington, NC
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Lowe'S Home Improvement 2653
(336) 784-3460
1450 Lumber Ln
Winston Salem, NC
 
Miller Home Repairs
(336) 841-1012
410 Barker Ave
High Point, NC
 
Nic Lawing Designs
336-602-4551
PO Box 30703
Winston Salem, NC
 
Robert
Dirt Slingers Landscaping
336-749-6235/919-830-8632
2520 dier ln
Winston Salem, NC
 
PRG Construction
(704) 640-0467
125 Fifth Street
Spencer, NC
 
HousePro Handyman
(336) 698-9888
6255 Towncenter Dr
Clemmons, NC
Services
Bathroom, carpentry, handyman, drainage, general remodeling
Licenses / Certifications
CAPS
Membership Organizations
NARI, BBB
Years in Business
3

A-Man Remodeling
(336) 885-2626
218 Idol St
High Point, NC
 
Kuhlmann & Sons Construction, LLC
704 469 7833
565 mahaffey dr
salisbury, NC
Services
remodel, construction, home repair
Licenses / Certifications
on request
Awards
BBB accredited
Years in Business
10+

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You Can Renovate Your Stairs

Written by Matthew C. Keegan  //  2012/01/24  //  Home Improvement  //  No comments

stairway

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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