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Stair Remodeling Morristown TN

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

Earthlog Equity Group
4235866619
Box 685
Talbott, TN

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Alpha Outdoor Power Equipment Inc
(423) 581-4321
5715 West Andrew Johnson Highway
Morristown, TN
 
Garcia Lawn Service
(423) 587-1656
2466 Brights Pike
Morristown, TN
 
Country Pleasures Lawn & Garden
(423) 587-5870
111 West Manley Court Circle
Morristown, TN
 
Barile Landscape Service
(423) 586-5464
1530 Old Liberty Hill Road
Morristown, TN
 
Advanced Landscape Services
(423) 585-5213
3630 Reeds Chapel Road
Morristown, TN
 
Action Termite & Pest Control LLC
(423) 586-0360
5655 West Andrew Johnson Highway
Morristown, TN
 
Mills Landscaping
(423) 581-0681
3557 Falcon Road
Morristown, TN
 
Oakwood Nursery and Garden Center
(423) 586-7470
4581 West Andrew Johnson Highway
Morristown, TN
 
Pro Hardware
(423) 581-1580
1526 W Andrew Johnson Hwy
Morristown, TN
 
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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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