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Stair Remodeling New Canaan CT

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

BPC Green Builders
2035449708
P.O. Box 806
Georgetown, CT

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The Crecco Group
914-214-4500
871 Commerce St. Suite 2
Thornwood, NY
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Home Remodeling

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AJS Remodeling
631-460-7500
305 Vernon Valley Rd
Northport, NY
Services
Home Remodeling

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Louis J. Home Remodeling
631-912-0466
12 Connelly Road
Huntington, NY
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Home Remodeling

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CATHERINE SIMMS
ART A LA CARTE
203-329-8878
3043 High Ridge Road
Stamford, CT
 
Center for Green Building
2033820774
3380 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT

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Justino Contracting Inc.
914-777-0090
650 Halstead Ave.
Mamaroneck, NY
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Home Remodeling

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Justice Construction
2038859385
38 Padanaram Ave
Danbury, CT

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Craig Holman
Fabrum Builders
203 663-1331
10 Coachmans Ct
Norwalk, CT
 
James Levato
JPL Design LLC
203-609-0527
208 Slice Drive
Stamford, CT
 
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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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