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Stair Remodeling Prior Lake MN

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BuyLighting.com
8889909933
1436 East Cliff Road
Burnsville, MN

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Superior Remodeling
952-758-7507
14478 320th Street
New Prague, MN
Services
Home Remodeling

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Craftsmen Home Improvements
7455 France Ave. South, # 194
Edina, MN
Services
Specialty Contractor
Awards
2010 Guildmaster
Membership Organizations
Angie's List, Better Business Bureau, EnergyStar

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Natural Built Home
6126057999
4020 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

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Jason Vogen
Elite Exteriors, Inc.
651-688-7808
1505 Southcross Drive
Burnsville, MN
 
Home Depot
(952) 898-6960
155 W Nicollet Blvd
Burnsville, MN
 
Home Depot
(952) 949-0982
13100 Valley View Rd
Eden Prairie, MN
 
AFFORDABOARDS
9529129883
5613 W. Glen-moor Rd.
Minnetonka, MN

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Shelter Architecture llc.
6128704081
2913 Harriet Ave Studio 102
Minneapolis, MN

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Bryan Gilles
Arbor Doctor Inc.
952-334-6768
13631 Skyline Cr.
Shakopee, MN
 
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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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