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Stair Remodeling Mayfield KY

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

Chris Ivy
Town and Country Property Inspections
270-705-0624
431 S. 16th Street
Mayfield, KY
 
Shady Oaks Landscaping
(270) 247-4258
41 East Hunt Road
Mayfield, KY
 
Seaford Lawn & Garden Inc
(270) 527-3550
102 West 5th Street
Benton, KY
 
Lighting Lamp Store
5024248296
3928 Stonyrun Drive
Louisville, KY

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Timmy Rogers
Rogers Construction
270-945-6706
4570 highway 79
Brandenburg, KY
 
Greenline Nursery
(270) 247-7610
2582 State Route 45 North
Mayfield, KY
 
Yard-Tech Lawn Care
(270) 437-4407
260 Obe Road
Benton, KY
 
FischerSIPS
8007927477
1800 Northwestern Pkwy
Louisville, KY

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Bobby Bodner
B&B Power Pro
270-343-3188
150 Crocus Road
Jamestown, KY
 
Jason
Team Squeegee LLC
502-488-0017
315 Barricks Rd
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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