DIY Staircase Ideas

Staircases are both functional and focus pieces in your home so it's important that they shine. How do you know what railing is right for you? Allow Hometalk to help. Here you'll find inspiration for the perfect staircase for your home. Browse our slideshows to spark your creativity. Got a question? Get it answered. We've got you covered.

Top Projects for Staircases

Check out the top staircase projects Hometalk has to offer.

Staircase Videos

Watch a step by step instructional video to get you started on your staircase.

Transform Your Staircase in Just 2 Hours!

An easy project to change your boring white stair's kick plate or front into something out of a magazine. You're neighbors will be so envious!!Watch the video below to see what it looks like now!

Banister Makeover With No Sanding or Stripping

This video tutorial demonstrates how to stain a banister without sanding or stripping using General Finishes Gel Stain and paint with water based primer and paint.

Stair Railing DIY Makeover

I completely revamped our stair railing by removing the outdated oak balustrade and building a new one. I have a modern style so I went with a sleek, metal, horizontal design. This is a photo of our old stair railing.

DIY Shiplap-Staircase Organization Bench (VIDEO)

How to build an organization bench with a shiplap wall!

New Staircas Projects

Take a moment to see what's trending in staircases today and update your home.

Browse Staircase Projects
Renewing Boring Garage Steps
From Carpet to Wood Stairs Redo - Cheater Version...
Stair Risers + Wallpaper Border
Outside Stairs
Scary to Stunning!
How to Paint Stairs and Get on With Your Day While the Paint Dries
Interior Stairs Makeover
How to a Cute Bookcase Stairs Makeover For Just $50
How to Build a Half Wall at Top of Staircase
3 Easy Ways to Update a Dated Staircase
Changing Nasty Carpeted Stairs to Mosaic Garden Path Magic!
Farmhouse Staircase With Chalk Paint®
Removed Old Nasty Carpet From Stairs
Stairs From Carpet to Wood
Stair Case Black and White
Steps to an Unfinished Attic Part 2 The Finished Product.
Floating Staircase
Before and After Staircase Makeover
Slip Free Stairs
Banister Makeover With No Sanding or Stripping
Its a bit daring, but every client who ordered a red epoxy garage floor has never been disappointed.
Weekend Project – Installing New Stair Treads
Updating My Deck Part One: New Wide Stairs With a View!
Stair Railing DIY Makeover
Sharpie Shiplap Stairs
How to Use Stair Caps to Update Your Stairs
Stair Tread Refresh
Great Solution: Wood Look Vinyl Tile on a Stair
Split Foyer Staircase Gets a Makeover
DIY Front Porch Railing Replacement Project
How to Build Cinder Block Steps
DIY Shiplap-Staircase Organization Bench (VIDEO)
Removing Carpet from Stairs and Painting Them
Rustic Unfinished Staircase Makeover
Above Ground Pool Steps
How To Renew Your Garage Steps In Under 2 Hours
Concrete Wheelbarrow Ramp
Nautical Rope Railing
'80s Banister and Entryway Update
DIY Outdoor Staircase
Timber Garden Stairs/Steps
Transform Your Staircase in Just 2 Hours!
Marimekko Stair Transformation
DIY Make Your Painted Staircase Look Like Real Wood Again
Before & After Staircase Transformation