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I completely revamped our stair railing by removing the outdated oak balustrade and building a new one.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