Ask Old Town Home - How Should We Handle Our Old Stairs? - Old Dec 11, 2013 Kim and Scott had a staircase dilemma. Their 120 year old Chicago home's stairs had seen better days. After removing the burgundy carpet that covered the stairs when they purchased the home (and undertaking a rather large renovation that included opening up the entryway), the treads and risers were
Stairs - removing carpet - Wood or Re-Treads? Hometalk The top and the bottom of both sets of stairs have or will have laminate flooring. The wood underneath is particle board, so there's not an option to refinishing that. Would you recommend replacing the wood with NEW wood tread and risers? Or placing Re-Treads over the existing treads and placing a new riser on the back?
DIY: How To Remove Icky OSB Chipboard Stair Treads - YouTube Aug 25, 2015 You've removed the ugly carpet from your stairs, and underneath, you find horrible OSB chipboard! See how this 40-something year old Mom removes glued and nailed down chipboard/OSB stair step treads in her own home. Stay tuned for the other videos showing how she replaced these horrible treads
How to Remove Particle Board Stair Treads Home Guides SF Gate Many carpeted stair installers used particle board to form the stair treads, and in many cases, the vertical risers between the stair treads. With the wear and tear of everyday use, particle board can weaken, causing the stairs to feel soft or sound creaky. Removing the old particle board and getting down to the bare stringers is
How to Replace a Single Stair Tread on a Set of Stairs - Home Guides If handrail balusters are resting on the stair tread, notch out the sides of the stair tread at each baluster with a saw to make it easier to remove the balusters. Sharply strike the bottoms of Buy a plength of stair tread stock of the same wood species as the old tread, usually red oak, and of the same thickness. Stair tread stock
How to remove old stair nose end caps and install new ones Mar 12, 2017 This is a step-by-step on how to remove your stair nose end caps, and install new ones. I purchased the materials at my local Lowe's and basically started with only a general idea how to do it. I ran into a few roadblocks along the way (the existing end cap was hiding a few problems) but I worked around
How to replace stair treads in a staircase part 1 - YouTube Jul 18, 2016 Although this staircase was poorly constructed by the builder, I was able to replace the MDF stair treads with some nice tigerwood ones. I used a lot of liquid nail so that they would stay in place and never squeak. For further reinforcement, I could add some lumber from underneath afterwards if I wanted to.
Best Way to Replace Stair Treads? - Woodworking Blog Videos Feb 5, 2013 Doing that will change the rise of the bottom step (it gets taller) and the first step below the landing (it gets shorter), which becomes a tripping hazard. And, doubled-up treads will look odd. The right approach is to remove the old pine treads altogether. This could be a big job, if the balusters are incorporated
How to Replace Staircase Treads how-tos DIY DIYNetwork.com experts show how to remove damaged staircase treads and replace them with new treads.