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  1. 16. Blog Cabin 2011: Landing Pictures

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

  2. 17. Staircase Regulations and Standards

    DIY Network explains the required building codes for staircases and what you need to know if you're replacing a staircase or railing.

  3. 18. 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
  4. 19. 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
  5. 20. 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
  6. 21. Modern Staircase (01:00)

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

  7. 22. 9 Stylish Options for Staircase Storage

    DIY Network shows you ways to use the space under your stairs as a place for storage.

  8. 23. Handrails and Supports (00:33)

    Begin the stair stage of this project by adding supports for the handrails.

  9. 24. Victorian Holiday (04:18)

    Celebrate the holidays Victorian style with these interior design tips.

  10. 25. How to Cut a Spiral Staircase Access Hole

    The DIY to the Rescue team demonstrates how to cut a hole in the floor for a spiral staircase.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  11. 26. How to Do Staircase Maintenance

    Staircases are exposed to a lot of wear and tear. Small amounts of damage are not uncommon but can be dangerous, so don’t put off...

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  12. 27. 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
  13. 28. Access Unused Attic Space

    The DIY to the Rescue crew teaches you how to build stairs to access unused attic space.

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 29. How to Build Staircase Balusters and Newel Posts

    Make a new staircase by building new baluster spindles and newel posts.

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  15. 30. Stairway Installation (03:24)

    Amy Wynn Pastor helps a homeowner build a set of exterior stairs.

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