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Stair Remodeling West Fargo ND

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

Rodney Jones
All Phase Painting
(701) 297-5178
PO Box 8012
Fargo, ND
 
Accent Contracting
(701) 293-6000
3151 Main Av
Fargo, ND
 
TimsHandywork
701-730-2264
2218 59th Ave. S.
Fargo, ND
Licenses / Certifications
contractors

Northern Valley Construction Inc.
701-799-0512
16328 22nd St SE
Gardner, ND
Services
free estimates
Licenses / Certifications
General Contractor
Years in Business
19 years

Huber Enterprises
(701) 235-0068
144 Main Avenue East
West Fargo, ND
 
Noel Home Improvements Inc.
(701) 361-5184
PO Box 10453
Fargo, ND
 
Duval Rick Construction
(701) 293-7688
2710 5th Ave SW
Fargo, ND
 
Paragon Renovations
701.361.0562
1327 34th Avenue South
Moorhead, MN
 
Johnsons Lawn Service Inc
(701) 282-8490
103 8th Avenue Northwest
West Fargo, ND
 
Lawn Improvement
(701) 281-3042
1008 9th Street West
West Fargo, ND
 

You Can Renovate Your Stairs

Written by Matthew C. Keegan  //  2012/01/24  //  Home Improvement  //  No comments

stairway

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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