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Stair Remodeling Norton MA

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1st Choice Home Improvements
96 Fremont Street
Bridgewater, MA
Home Remodeling

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VBuilt Custom Homes
PO Box 308
Bryantville, ME
Home Remodeling

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Phil Sikora
Simora Landscape & Lawncare
PO Box 386
Mansfield, MA
EWB General Contracting
9 Putnam Rd
Foxboro, MA
Erik J. Bednarek, RLA
EJB Designs
P.O. Box 657
Foxboro, MA
East Side Construction
21 Dexter Rd
East Providence, RI
Home Remodeling

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Steven Durning
Durning Electric & Security Systems,Inc.
129 N. Main St.,Suite 304
Mansfield, MA
C&L Cleaning
121 Cocasset St
Foxboro, MA
Lou Pollister
Basement Buddys
P.O. Box 245
Foxboro, MA
Boston Deck and Porch
9 Putnam
Foxboro, MA
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You Can Renovate Your Stairs

Written by Matthew C. Keegan  //  2012/01/24  //  Home Improvement  //  No comments


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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