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Top 100 Stairs Projects

  1. 16. How to Remove Overhead Joists and Build Staircase Landings

    Host Karl Champley and homeowner Don Lighter work to remove overhead joists safely before building new staircase landings.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 17. 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
  3. 18. Staircase Makeover

    Use these step-by-step instructions to update your staircase. Learn how to fix creaky stairs and even install a stairway runner.

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  4. 19. Frame by Frame: One-Story vs. Two-Story Framing

    DIY Network offers information on the differences and similarities between framing a single-story home and a two-story home.

  5. 20. Renovating an Inviting Entry (00:03:10)

    The entry, stairs and stained-glass windows are next up on Nicole's list.

  6. 21. Building Deck Steps

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on building deck steps.

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  7. 22. How to Build a Spiral Staircase

    Learn how to build an outdoor spiral staircase that allows people to go from upper to lower deck without going inside the house.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 23. How to Build an Office Under the Stairs

    The space under a flight of stairs can be the perfect spot to set up a home office.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 24. 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
  10. 25. How to Paint and Install Balusters

    The DIY to the Rescue crew demonstrates how to replace 100 existing balusters with 200 freshly painted balusters spaced closer together...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  11. 26. 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...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  12. 27. Tiling a Foyer: How to Tile Stair Risers

    Host Paul Wilson shows how to install tiles to stair risers in a foyer.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  13. 28. How to Demolish an Old Staircase

    Host Fuad Reveiz shows how to demolish an old staircase.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  14. 29. How to Install a Carpet Runner on Stairs

    A runner can add a splash of color to any room and make stairs more comfortable to walk on.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  15. 30. Treetop Den (03:54)

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

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