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I have open stairs, what is the easiest and least expensive way to close them in?
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How can I fix my metal spiral staircase's hard plastic handrail?
It's totally broken. Thanks!
i Robin, this article may give you some ideas - https://www.hunker.com/13402617/how-to-remodel-open-riser-stairs
Use Hardboard or MDF sheets from DIY's. Nail at back of treads to secure.
Here is a link that might help you:
Are you sure you want to close it in? It becomes more difficult to move large items (furniture, mattresses, etc.) when the stairwell is closed in, especially if there's a turn in it. (Ask me how I know!)
If you want something that’s not permanent baby is there a brick and staple it to the side of the stairwell