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Top 100 Stairs Projects

  1. 61. How to Install Basement Stairs

    Learn how to fix creaky steps, fix a baluster and what to look for when inspecting a staircase for problems.

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  2. 62. 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. 63. Install a Cable-and-Rail Stairway

    Weekend Handyman host Paul Ryan demonstrates how to take out a knee wall, repair the damaged floor and wall, and install an urban style...

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    Difficulty:
    Hard
  4. 64. 7 Staircases Painted to Perfection

    DIY Network shows you how to paint your staircase for an easy way to personalize your space.

  5. 65. 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
  6. 66. 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
  7. 67. 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
  8. 68. How to Add Stairs to Your Deck

    Building deck stairs will provide ready access to the yard and add value to your home.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 69. Stepping up the Basement

    Learn how to add hardwood stairs, hang drywall and install a pre-hung door with this easy-to-follow project.

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    Easy to Moderate
  10. 70. Installing a Decorative Rail Down a Staircase

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

  11. 71. 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
  12. 72. 8 Notable Non-Entry Staircases

    DIY Network shares ideas for incorporating a staircase into bedrooms, kitchens, basements and recreational areas.

  13. 73. How to Install Folding Attic Ladder

    Many attics are accessible only through small access panels, making them anything but useful. Installing a folding attic ladder can mar...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 74. Natural Christmas (03:14)

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

  15. 75. 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

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