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Stair Remodeling South Sioux City NE

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

Sears Home Services
8777608339
4480 SERGEANT RD
SIOUX CITY, IA

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Bob Merchant & Son Construction
(712) 255-1357
2908 Morgan St
Sioux City, IA
 
Lowe'S Home Improvement Warehouse Of Sioux City
(712) 389-9007
5758 Sunnybrook Dr
Sioux City, IA
 
Handy Man Home Remodeling Center
(712) 276-0248
3460 Gordon Dr
Sioux City, IA
 
Abbott Construction
(712) 277-2262
3122 Pierce St
Sioux City, IA
 
Patterson Home Improvements
(712) 223-2976
1704 1/2 11th St
Sioux City, IA
 
Remodeling Services
(712) 276-8606
5220 Wellington Ct
Sioux City, IA
 
Audino Frank Construction Inc
(712) 258-7564
2805 W 4th St
Sioux City, IA
 
Cuthbert Construction
(712) 258-2335
2000 Jones St
Sioux City, IA
 
A Dan Construction
(712) 234-2622
1117 17th St
Sioux City, IA
 
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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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