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Top 100 Stairs Projects

  1. 46. How to Install a Spiral Staircase

    Installing a spiral staircase is a simple job within the reach of DIYers with modest skills. Kits of the staircases are readily availab...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 47. New Wooden Staircase (00:00:30)

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

  3. 48. How to Install Decorative Rail Down a Staircase

    Learn how to install chair-rail style molding in a stairwell.

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  4. 49. 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
  5. 50. How to Install a Stairway Carpet Runner With Stays

    Installing an elegant carpet runner on stairs is a simple project well within the skill set of even beginning DIYers. Elegant stays not...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  6. 51. Home Childproofing (04:20)

    Step-by-step directions for childproofing your home from top to bottom.

  7. 52. New Wooden Staircase (00:01:00)

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

  8. 53. 10 Floating Staircases for Cloud Nine Design

    DIY Network gives you ideas for floating staircases.

  9. 54. How to Create and Install Stringers, Risers and Treads

    The DIY to the Rescue crew shows one family how to build and install stringers, risers and treads.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 55. 13 Elegant Iron Staircases

    DIY Network shares images of iron staircases to enhance any style of home.

  11. 56. How to Install a Stairway Handrail

    These basic step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to install a stairway handrail for added safety.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 57. Building Deck Steps

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on building deck steps.

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  13. 58. 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. 59. How to Create an Under Stairs Alcove

    By opening up a wall beneath a stairway, homeowners can create useful space where there was none. This project shows how to build an un...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  15. 60. How to Assemble and Install a Staircase

    Learn how to create a staircase with a round pine railing in a log cabin.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard

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