Part of the nBuy Life Event Network

Our home planning centers: 

Stair Remodeling Mountain Home AR

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

Sears Home Services
8888675309
1029 HIGHWAY 62 E STE 1
Mountain Home, AR

Data Provided By:
Mountain Home Concrete Inc
(870) 424-3839
2456 Highway 201 South
Mountain Home, AR
 
Monuments & More
(870) 425-4074
2586 Highway 5 South
Mountain Home, AR
 
Hopper Termite Control
(870) 425-4122
1521 Rossi Road
Mountain Home, AR
 
Gonce Nurseries
(870) 425-7722
703 East 9th Street
Mountain Home, AR
 
Stage Right
870-421-1512
275 Kingsberry Drive
Mountain Home, AR
 
S & J Greenhouse
(870) 492-6556
47 Woodhill Circle
Mountain Home, AR
 
Moranz Lawn & Garden Equip
(870) 492-4727
111 Buzzard Roost Cutoff
Mountain Home, AR
 
Select Gardens
(870) 424-6562
141 Highway 201 North
Mountain Home, AR
 
Remington Ranch
(870) 425-2717
2490 Highway 5 N
Mountain Home, AR
 
Data Provided By:

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 ...

Click here to read more from LetsRenovate.com