I have wood ballisters but I would like to update them. I’m seeing both wrought iron and some white.
I have a very old house and I have a whole upstairs I need to start with the stairway any ideas?
i had to tear off the carpet on my stairway, now I’m left with figuring out an easy and low cost “fix”. I prefer no carpet? Suggestion?
I’m not handy with a saw and need help on how to handle these riserless steps. It had a cat odor so I ripped up the carpet and now have a mess on a limited budget. ... See more
I need inspiration! This stairway is in dire need of a makeover. I find the task daunting but maybe with some ideas I'll feel motivated. They are in a 100+ old home a... 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
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
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
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.
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?
I would like to breakup the color on m6 staircase. I would like to instal white risers to make the stair case pop with a different look.
I have stairs that seem to have a cut-out in the center for a runner. I hate the carpet and would love to remove it and just have wooden steps, but I'm not sure how ... See more
I am making an open staircase. The treads will be approx 1 1/2" thick 11.25"x36". Is there any reason not to buy a butcher block that is solid wood and cut my tread... See more
I have a large opening 57inches where I need a baby gate without spending a fortune. Most gates that big cost alot or are very ugly. Thought auggeations for a diy gat... See more
I assume the stairs are premade nothing special .
I'm in the process of renovating a 1972 home that I inherited. Since I'm going with an open concept some walls were moved, etc. and the old access door to the attic h... See more
I removed the carpeting off of my wood stairs. The runner was only in the center of the stairs. The wood under is beautiful, but the sides that were uncarpeted are so... See more
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
We tore up the carpeting to prepare the stairs for laminate flooring on them. We were planning on sanding and painting the stair skirt board. But found this!!
Since they don't get stepped on, but likely bumped by feet, what is the best way to prepare them to hold the tile?