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Stair Remodeling Louisville KY

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

FischerSIPS
8007927477
1800 Northwestern Pkwy
Louisville, KY

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Dave or Howard
CARE Security & Monitoring
502-371-3333
990 E. Breckinridge St
Louisville, KY
 
Luis
L.G. Construction
812-670-7623
3215 Rolling Creek Dr.
New Albany, IN
 
Rick Ostrow
The Gutter Magician, Inc.
502-267-1012
11481 Blankenbaker Access Rd.
Louisville, KY
 
Miles Riggs
Miles Riggs Electric Co
502-797-3068
238 Bleemel Lane
Mt Washington, KY
 
Lighting Lamp Store
5024248296
3928 Stonyrun Drive
Louisville, KY

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Team Squeegee LLC
502-488-0017
315 Barricks Rd
Louisville, KY
 
Robert Reid
Doctor Roof
502-645-6149
319 N Evergreen Road
Louisville, KY
 
Ray Russell
Russell Custom Kitchen LC
502.266.8510
11505 Commonwealth Dr.
Louisville, KY
 
Affordable Builders
(502) 807-3090
522 Emery Road
Louisville, KY
 
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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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