Part of the nBuy Life Event Network

Our home planning centers: 

Stair Remodeling Longmont CO

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

Sustainable Flooring
3035446076
4390 Pali Way
Boulder, CO

Data Provided By:
Inhabit
3038856066
3609 Aspen Ct.
Boulder, CO

Data Provided By:
Polar Ray LLC
18884945773
5171 Eldorado Springs Drive
Boulder, CO

Data Provided By:
Home Depot
(303) 410-0861
12169 Sheridan Blvd
Broomfield, CO
 
Paul Mizelle
Mizelle Custom Finishes
720-841-6939
P.O, Box 6310
Longmont, CO
 
Sustainable Supply
3033257938
1630 30th St., Suite 231
Boulder, CO

Data Provided By:
ALbEO Technologies Inc.
7202279419
8401 Baseline Rd.
Boulder, CO

Data Provided By:
Christies Complete Services
303-833-4715
PO Box 544 262 Grant Ave.
Firestone, CA
Services
Home Remodeling

Data Provided By:
John Kieser
Metropolis Window Cleaning
720-297-0446
1530 Kimbark Street
Longmont, CO
 
tim gurule
THG Construction LLC
303 775-9553
2268 Primrose ln
Erie, CO
 
Data Provided By:

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 ...

Click here to read more from LetsRenovate.com