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Stair Remodeling South Burlington VT

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

Planet Hardwood
8024824404
401 Barber Rd.
St. George, VT

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Abode Contracting LLC
(802) 865-0697
41 Charlotte St
Burlington, VT
 
Job Well Done, LLC
(413) 687-7913
366 Manhattan Dr.
Burlington, VT
 
Celtic Roofing Inc
(802) 860-2043
195 Flynn Ave
Burlington, VT
 
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802 861-3200
1364 Marshall Ave
Williston, VT
 
Chittenden Builders and Remodelers
8023105284
rte 7
charlotte, VT

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North County Construction
8024533457
196 Main St
Burlington, VT
Services
Home Renovation, Interior Painting, Drainage Systems, Foundation Repair, General Contractor
Years in Business
1981

Energy Alternatives
(802) 660-8698
76 Hayward St
Burlington, VT
 
Kitchen Crafters Inc The
(802) 879-9444
25 Cascade Ct
Essex Junction, VT
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
160 Boyer Circle
WILLISTON, VT

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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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