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
Our front door cement steps were painted red which I hated but we’re having a problem choosing the correct paint/color. Painted them what we thought was considered ... See more
I rent a townhouse and cannot remove carpet. Any creative ideas for treads or adding to very boring carpet. Thanks.
I have a very old house and I have a whole upstairs I need to start with the stairway any ideas?
Hi. I have a floating staircase. I know it’s come back in fashion but looking for a change. How do I close it off. Also do I do anything on the underside , once clo... See more
I have 6 steps a landing then 6 more steps. They are carpeted and I want to remove the carpeting. I don’t have the money to buy new hardwood steps so I need ideas
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
We have four brick steps leading to a concrete landing with a crack through it. Any ideas for repair or resurfacing such a structure? Is there a way to reface or resu... 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
What is easiest way to add stone steps in a slight incline?
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
After removing carpet, this is how the steps look that lead to my basement. They must have been too narrow, as an addition of approx. 1-3/4" was added to each step. ... See more
My husband and I want to take the carpet out of the entire house. We are not able to hire anyone so it must be a DIY job. That being said this carpet has been here fo... See more
We bought an old 2 story farm house a year ago. We got the downstairs remodeled and as a temporary fix, just painted the old stairs. We don't want to rebuild the w... See more
I assume the stairs are premade nothing special .
I was wondering if anyone has applied ceramic tiles to wooden outdoor steps? They are covered on the porch and I just want to put them on the stair fronts not the tr... See more
It is the focal point of the living room .
Just moving into this rented accommodation. We can't keep the lounge warm due to the open stairs. Putting a curtain at the top hasn't helped much. Any ideas. ?
I am looking for help, ideas and inspiration please! As you can see from my stairs in the picture they are quite narrow and ...dull and boring and beige. Does anyone ... See more
We have this weird little niche above our coat closet right when you enter the front door. Luckily it is closed off to the kids who constantly ask to climb up here. D... See more
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
We decided to start taking the burgundy shaggy carpet off the stairs and were expecting partical board but it seams that there is wood here. We are thinking of pain... See more
The staircase is indoors and leads down to our basement. They had a very old carpet on them when we bought this place and needed to be removed. Underneath the carpet ... See more