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Stair Remodeling Sparks NV

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Foam Insulation Solutions
7757860769
550 W. Plumb Lane B4122
Reno, NV

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All Things Electric inc
775.338.2758
351 Andrew Cahill Lane
Reno, NV
 
John L'Etoile
JLLA Landscape Architecture
775-750-0258
14475 Huron Trail
Reno, NV
 
Sears Parts & Repair Center
8888675309
350 GLENDALE RD
SPARKS, NV

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Avilla Construction Co
(775) 324-3765
24 Glen Carran Cir
Sparks, NV
 
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Quality Floors 4 Less
775-823-5315
2002 Harvard Way, Ste. A
Reno, NV
 
Craig Etling
D.C . Electrical, Inc.
775-342-7278
7771 Shalestone Way
Reno, NV
 
Granite Construction Company
(775) 342-4080
10600 Interstate 80 E
Sparks, NV
 
A Home To Envy Llc
(775) 343-5338
5560 High Rock Wat
Sparks, NV
 
Hon Construction Company
(775) 359-9171
155 Glendale Ave
Sparks, NV
 
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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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