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How to Install New Stair Treads and Railings

Updating a staircase into an eye-catching statement requires installing new treads and railings, but is within the grasp of DIYers with moderate skills.

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Materials

  • handrail
  • stair treads
  • balusters
  • wood flooring
  • screws
  • finish nails
  • lag bolts
  • risers
  • felt paper
  • landing tread
  • support brace
  • wood putty
  • spline

Tools

  • drill
  • drill bits
  • tape measure
  • tapping block
  • hand stapler
  • rubber mallet
  • pneumatic finish nailer

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