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Stair Remodeling Saint Ann MO

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JadeMask Bamboo Flooring Group
3144941826
4579 Laclede Ave, #336
Saint Louis, MO

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3142211501
376 FEE FEE RD
St Louis, MO
 
Matt L Kettner
MLK Construction LLC
314-571-9594
8537 Gilmore Ave.
St. Louis, MO
 
George Cahill
Airport Fence and Construction
314-226-5101
2432 Gothland Ave
St. Louis, MO
 
Rick Drevet
American Restoration Contractors
636-946-7855
20 Triad South Dr.
St. Peters, MO
 
Home Depot,
(636) 922-1281
6190 Mid Rivers Mall Dr
Saint Charles, MO
 
Kristin Dunn
Dunn's Lawn Service, LLC
(314) 830-2862
1065 Verlene Drive
Florissant, MO
 
Dave Garrison
Spectrum Lawn & Tree Care
636 916 1881
361 North Dr
St. Charles, MO
 
Steve Huggins
Archadeck of West County
(636) 227-0800
16215 West County
Ellisville, MO
 
Cecilia Soibel
PS Rapp Sewer & Plumbing
636-391-4969
15264 Clayton Road
Ballwin, MO
 
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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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