I recently took up the carpet on our steps to the finished basement but now I see that the old paneling looks so faded and old next to the pretty steps. Wondering the... See more
My bannisters are very simple with 2 by 4"s. can I introduce a pattern between them? incorporate a pattern into them?
I am up for rebar or any kind of metal to make a railing system - any ideas??
We have carpet on our stairs and I want to remove it but we have some steps that have spindles and hardwood while the rest of the step is carpet. What do you suggest ... See more
A guy who installed some flooring for me last week said it's OK to put shellac on my bare pine stair treads and sent me this photo of the product he suggests. The pro... See more
I pulled up my carpet a while back and am finally ready to stain and then seal my inside stair treads. I have cats who will need to stay off this while in progress so... See more
How do I prepare the ground next to my house to temporarily set a set of precast steps? The steps are 22” high my doorway is 32” off the ground (lowest point wher... See more
Hi there all, normally I am the one giving advice and help to fellow Hometalkers, but this time I am the one asking for your help!!! I have DIY block - cant for the ... See more
We use this stairway quite a bit and It's dark with paneling. I would like to lighten up and add a little decor to make it more appealing? It gets really hot also.
I am trying to figure out how to make a pulley system to help get groceries up the stairs. Maybe something like a close line with hooks. So far no luck with ideas. An... See more
I want to do something like this in my house but not sure if it is legal or how they did it?
Is there a more simple way to add stair stringers other then removing the stair case?
I am redoing my back stairs! I have wanted to paint them for a very long time. I ripped off all the carpet and sanded them, but the edges aren't perfect. You can see ... See more
I want to redo my back stairs. We have a storage area under the stairs downstairs and it is always filled with the dust/ backing from the old rug. The first pic is of... See more
What can I do with these front steps to make them better without taking them out? I have a small budget of $259.
Removed carpet from stairs and i would like ideas what to do wooden floor.
So we've redone our staircase but really want a simple runner to protect the staircase and to make it safe for our family to walk up & down. Need advice on how to do... See more