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How to Expand a Trapdoor for Installing Stairs

Begin a trapdoor construction process by framing out the trapdoor opening to make space for the stairs. These step-by-step instructions...

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  1. 1. The Close Neighborhood (20:01)

    It's a close fit on this episode of DIY Network's Desperate Landscapes.

  2. 2. How To Build Flagstone Stairs

    Learn how to add character to a backyard with a flagstone staircase.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $5,000 - $10,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  3. 3. How to Install Trapdoor Stairs

    These basic step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to frame a trapdoor opening and install stairs leading into the attic.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 4. Tips for Flooring and Stairs

    DIY Network offers a variety of tips for installing and maintaining your floors and stairs.

  5. 5. Modern Staircase (01:00)

    Matt shows how to give an old staircase a modern facelift.

  6. 6. How to Paint a Faux Staircase Runner

    The decorating experts at DIY Network create a faux stairwell runner with paint.

  7. 7. Blog Cabin 2011: Landing Tour

    The stair landing at Blog Cabin 2011 showcases heart pine flooring and staircase elements from the home’s original railing. Visit...

  8. 8. How to Fix Creaky, Unstable Stairs

    Home Inspector Rick Yeager explains how to fix creaky, unstable stairs and to secure a safety railing.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 9. Installing a Decorative Rail Down a Staircase

    DIY Network has instructions on how to install chair-rail style molding in a stairwell.

  10. 10. How to Build a Deck Staircase

    With the flooring in place, you can build the staircase for your deck.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  11. 11. Modern Staircase (01:00)

    Matt shows how to give an old staircase a modern facelift.

  12. 12. How to Repair an Iron Railing

    Learn how to do a quick repair on an old iron railing.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  13. 13. Treetop Den (03:54)

    The crew demos a rickety old deck and replaces it with a treetop-level den.

  14. 14. How to Install Stone Steps

    Replacing worn-out steps with attractive flagstone steps provides a more inviting entry into any outdoor space.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  15. 15. Custom Staircase Storage (00:03:15)

    Create extra storage with a space-saving closet tucked under a staircase.

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