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Stair Remodeling Wichita KS

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

Blue Ribbon Construction
1661 N Byron Rd.
Wichita, KS
Home Remodeling

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Daniel Leland
Decker Electric, Inc.
4500 West Harry
Wichita, KS
(316) 617-2367
PO BOX 3333
Licenses / Certifications
Years in Business

Handyman Matters of Wichita
1632 S West
Wichita, KS
Handyman, bath remodel, siding repair
Licenses / Certifications
Highest Customer Service Award past 3 years
Membership Organizations
BBB, Wichita Chamber, Wichita Area Builders Association
Years in Business

American Home Service Co Inc
(316) 263-2608
1814 W Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS
Barry Brecheisen
Heartland HomeWork, Inc.
1037 S, McComas
Wichita, KS
Jim Wilson
MillCreek Custom Decks
316 312-7801
6455 SW Holderman Road
Augusta, KS
Forgotten Craftsman
(316) 269-4677
216 Commerce St
Wichita, KS
Excel Custom Woodworking
(316) 633-1411
1803 S Pattie St
Wichita, KS
Rival Electric Inc
(316) 425-2301
2949 N Porter Ave
Wichita, KS
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You Can Renovate Your Stairs

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


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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