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I completely revamped our stair railing by removing the outdated oak balustrade and building a new one.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
Rustic Unfinished Staircase Makeover
Stair Risers + Wallpaper Border
How to Paint Stairs and Get on With Your Day While the Paint Dries
Huge Blank Wall = Amazing Photo Backdrop
Weekend Project – Installing New Stair Treads
Removed Old Nasty Carpet From Stairs
Interior Stairs Makeover
DIY Make Your Painted Staircase Look Like Real Wood Again
DIY Shiplap-Staircase Organization Bench (VIDEO)
Nautical Rope Railing
'80s Banister and Entryway Update
Sharpie Shiplap Stairs
Floating Staircase
Updating My Deck Part One: New Wide Stairs With a View!
How To Renew Your Garage Steps In Under 2 Hours
Steps to an Unfinished Attic Part 2 The Finished Product.
Timber Garden Stairs/Steps
From Carpet to Wood Stairs Redo - Cheater Version...
Changing Nasty Carpeted Stairs to Mosaic Garden Path Magic!
Renewing Boring Garage Steps
Stairs From Carpet to Wood
How to Use Stair Caps to Update Your Stairs
How to a Cute Bookcase Stairs Makeover For Just $50
Stair Case Black and White
How to Build a Half Wall at Top of Staircase
Farmhouse Staircase With Chalk Paint®
DIY Front Porch Railing Replacement Project
DIY Outdoor Staircase
Great Solution: Wood Look Vinyl Tile on a Stair
How to Build Cinder Block Steps
Transform Your Staircase in Just 2 Hours!
Scary to Stunning!
Above Ground Pool Steps
How to Refresh and Add Style to Your Stairs for Only $30
Slip Free Stairs
Before and After Staircase Makeover
Stair Railing DIY Makeover
Split Foyer Staircase Gets a Makeover
Marimekko Stair Transformation
Removing Carpet from Stairs and Painting Them
3 Easy Ways to Update a Dated Staircase
Banister Makeover With No Sanding or Stripping
Stair Tread Refresh
Before & After Staircase Transformation
Concrete Wheelbarrow Ramp
Its a bit daring, but every client who ordered a red epoxy garage floor has never been disappointed.
Outside Stairs