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Ripping carpet off the stairs

One of my favorite projects to date, ripping off old carpet, adding molding and painting my old stairs and adding a runner. I'm working on a 1979 house renovation now with stairs just like these and I've got some fun plans for them too. This time, I'm going to add pine stair treads and will paint them and add a pretty runner. Stay tuned for that one! In the meantime, this might give you some ideas if you have carpet you hate! I detest carpet on stairs.
For all the details, see this post on my blog: http://southernhospitalityblog.com/the-down-dirty-on-the-stair-project/

Ask the creator about this project

  • Miriam I
    Miriam I Bay Shore, NY
    on Jul 5, 2012

    It seems that many people do. I love the runner you chose on this one. Can't wait to see what you do next!

  • CreekLineHouse .
    CreekLineHouse . Canada
    on Jul 6, 2012

    Did this is our old townhouse. What a difference! Can't wait to get to it in the new house!

  • 3popps
    on Jul 6, 2012

    Looking forward to the photos. Sounds like a great upgrade.

  • Dear Lillie
    Dear Lillie Williamsburg, VA
    on Jul 16, 2012

    I've been wanting to do this so badly. Yours turned out FABULOUS!

  • Rhoda V
    Rhoda V Kennesaw, GA
    on Jul 16, 2012

    Thanks so much! I'm getting ready to add painted pine stair treads to my new house with another runner.

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