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Stair Remodeling Missoula MT

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

Home Depot
(406) 523-0901
2725 Radio Way
Missoula, MT
 
Highland Homes
(406) 360-3763
2227 Westfield Ct
Missoula, MT
 
Beck Builders Inc
(406) 363-3389
800 Washburn St
Missoula, MT
 
Abode Natural Building Supply
(406) 541-6110
215 E Main St
Missoula, MT
 
Justin The Tile Guy
(406) 552-0857
5775 Eastwood Ln
Missoula, MT
 
Tony Wong
Tony's Custom Painting
406-880-9664
1918 S 12th St W
Missoula, MT
 
Eagle Home Improvement
(406) 721-3662
2347 South Ave W
Missoula, MT
 
MR. Mudd Drywall
(406) 327-8636
11271/2 Idaho St.
Missoula, MT
 
Lowe's Home Improvement Warehoue Of Missoula
(406) 329-1800
3219 N Reserve St
Missoula, MT
 
Dalton Construction
(406) 251-6113
4214 Larkspur Dr
Missoula, MT
 

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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