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Stair Remodeling North Pole AK

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Sears Home Services
8888675309
3115 AIRPORT WAY
FAIRBANKS, AK

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Polar Supply CO Inc
(907) 452-4743
Po Box 71511
Fairbanks, AK
 
Scott Enterprises
(907) 451-9949
416 7th Avenue
Fairbanks, AK
 
Craig Taylor Equipment Co.
(907) 452-1192
1733 Well Street
Fairbanks, AK
 
Holm Town Nursery Inc
(907) 451-8733
1301 30th Avenue
Fairbanks, AK
 
Exclusive Landscaping & Paving Inc
(907) 488-8833
1570 Richardson Highway
North Pole, AK
 
Killion Land Co LLC
(907) 452-5950
515 7th Avenue Suite 120
Fairbanks, AK
 
Holm Town Nursery Landscaping
(907) 457-3544
1301 30th Avenue
Fairbanks, AK
 
F S & G Aggregate Inc
(907) 452-3834
381 Wiese Court
Fairbanks, AK
 
Aborists
(907) 474-0294
115 Leuthold Drive
Fairbanks, AK
 
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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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