The bottom two steps have become discolored over the years-my guess is the finish is worn off. But I don't want to refinish all of the steps. I've never done steps or... See more
I have a very old house and I have a whole upstairs I need to start with the stairway any ideas?
Hi Hometalk Peoples. I think our house just gets bigger and bigger and the projects just keep growing. Bet some of you can relate. We have removed all the carpeting f... 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
We just purchased a beach home that we will completely remodel. We are planning on replacing all the flooring upstairs and down with a wood grain porcelain tile. We ... See more
We moved into our 70's home 7 years ago and really do not like our staircase. We did remove all the carpeting and need to restain the stairs again. I bet a lot of hom... See more
The basement stairs are dangerous - there's nothing on one side! But they are narrow and if I close them in permanently, I will have trouble getting furniture up and ... See more
Finally decided to add a stair runner, now not finding anything I like! The local big box hardware stores have very limited styles in actual stair runner (on the bolt... See more
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
The bricks on my 5 year old steps look terrible. No matter how much I spray them, the white comes through and they look like the contractor used 'old' bricks, not new... See more
Is there a more simple way to add stair stringers other then removing the stair case?
With the pitch of the roof I won't b able to stand up w/o bumping my head so do I do a few stairs then turn and a few more or maybe one of those attic access ladders.... See more
I am replacing my 8 foot long, 2nd floor, hand railing that overlooks the room below. I need to make it detachable, so I can lift large furniture through the handrail... See more
I need some suggestions as to when I tear the carpet off what can I replace it with. Here is a picture.
Ever since the many years ago that we moved into this house I have been agonizing over the staircase. When we first moved in we stripped all the (unpainted) wood wor... See more
I want a durable black painted, that won't easily chip, hand rail and black bottom plate and white pillasters
My stairs go up the center of the house so have walls on either side. Its a dark space so will buy light-coloured wallpaper. At the moment have photos all over the wa... 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.
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