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Stair Remodeling Mentor OH

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Scottish Tile & Stone
440-478-1005
580 Nelmar Dr.
Painesville, OH
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Home Remodeling

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Audimute Soundproofing
8665056883
23945 Mercantile Rd., Suite H
Cleveland, OH

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David Bryner
Always Green Lawn Service
440-343-1124
P.O. Box 88
Willoughby, OH
 
Rich Damko
Landscape Professionals
440-729-2011
Post Office Box 774
Chesterland, OH
 
Ren Ochiai
Lustrous Design, LTD.
216-702-9149
1485 Warrensville Center Road
South Euclid, OH
 
Home Depot,
(216) 692-2780
877 E 200th St
Euclid, OH
 
Lloyd
Sunburst Decks
440-341-3904
8079 Brentwood Rd
Mentor, OH
 
Chuck Grasser
Greenridge Design LLC
(440) 417-2175
2190 Green Ridge Drive
Wickliffe, OH
 
James Roby
STS TechnologyLLC
216-451-6653
1226 E 152nd St
Cleveland, OH
 
Kurt
Kurt Ballish Construction & Custom Decks Inc.
440-226-0078
15760 Huntley Rd
Huntsburg, OH
 
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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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