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How to Fix Creaky, Unstable Stairs

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

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Top 100 Stairs Projects

  1. 1. Tips for Flooring and Stairs

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

  2. 2. Deck-Building Tools (02:23)

    Brad Staggs covers consumer info on deck-building accessories.

  3. 3. 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...

  4. 4. Natural Christmas (03:14)

    Decorate your tree au natural this holiday, with fruits and greenery.

  5. 5. How to Stain a Banister

    It is easy to give a banister a whole new look in just a few easy steps.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  6. 6. New Wooden Staircase (00:01:00)

    You can DIY it! See this how-to on replacing carpeting on steps with wood.

  7. 7. Quick and Easy Stair Treads (01:16)

    Complete this step of the project by installing the stair treads.

  8. 8. 6 Ways to Embellish Your Staircase

    DIY Network shares ideas to enhance your staircase's style by sprucing them up with wallpaper, tile and wallpaper that looks like tile...

  9. 9. Stair-Climbing Hand Truck (01:27)

    At last: a hand truck that climbs stairs without dumping its cargo!

  10. 10. B. Original With Trims (20:00)

    Makeover stairs, windows, accessories and clothing with trims.

  11. 11. How to Create Attic Storage

    These instructions demonstrate how to add more storage space in an unused attic by installing pull-down stairs and plywood flooring.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 12. Hidden No Longer (03:08)

    No longer hidden by trees, a rebuilt house gets a brand-new front yard.

  13. 13. How to Increase Stairway Clearance

    Many older houses have low stairway clearance, and this one threatens to knock out the homeowner as he heads to the basement. General c...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  14. 14. Install a Spiral Staircase

    Create convenient access between an upstairs room and a downstairs room by installing a spiral staircase. Use these step-by-step instru...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  15. 15. 10 Runway-Ready Carpeted Staircases

    DIY Network shares ideas for how to add a stylish carpet runner to your staircase.

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