The walls are plaster and very old. I looked into having new stair treads put on but that is very expensive. Also this is our only way to the bathroom and bedroom so... See more
I need to re-do the steps from my carport to the back door. I have osteoarthritis in my hips and find it very difficult to go up and down the 7.5 inch rise brick step... See more
I have 6 concrete stairs and a small Landing leading to my house. I would like to go over them with a composite type decking material without having to dispose of the... See more
I have dark wood steps that need a runner for the grandchild. But don’t want to ruin the wood or spend a fortune . The runners I’ve seen In my $$ range are ugly .... See more
Trying to decide if I should paint the spindels on my all oak stairway white. Trying to update my 70’s home a bit. I have all white interior doors with oak trim an... See more
There is no overhang or whatever that is that is on the top of each stairs...tread? And, there is this ugly black stuff on most of the stairs....and, the second step... See more
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
Bought an old farmhouse built in 1915. Prev owners "remodeled" (read: took away character 😕 😠 ). They took away access to a cute, finished attic room! No room f... See more
I would like to distress my stained stairs & slip proof them at the same time, 2 large dogs & lots of traffic. Any thoughts ?
I have a walkway that is only two feet wide, and I want to expand it to 3 feet, and make the three gentle steps -- only 3 inches high each -- into a ramp. It leads to... 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
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
Here is my stair railing which I have been staring at for 8 years, which goes up and across. I absolutely hate the little squiggly design they did with the wood. I... See more
Removed carpet from stairs and i would like ideas what to do wooden floor.
My stairs are narrow, cover with carpet. I really can't afford to replace them. I would love a DIY idea on making them look good until I can. Thanks
I am looking for some advice on what to do with the floating steps I have. I would like to maintain the same look but my first and second floor have wood and would li... See more
Working on renovating my parents home and believe me it is a big project. The big problem I am having is trying to figure out what to do with a small space next to th... See more
#bestof2012 A quick last minute decision to give our stairwell landing a little character using things I already had on hand: left over paint, tape, accessories, ligh... See more
Since they don't get stepped on, but likely bumped by feet, what is the best way to prepare them to hold the tile?