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  1. 61. How to Install an Attic Ladder

    Attics can offer an excellent storage location, but attics sometimes don't come with easy access. Learn how to install an attic ladder ...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 62. How to Install Hardwood Stairs

    Once you have installed stairs, you can finish them by adding hardwood. Learn how to install hardwood stairs with these easy step-by-st...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 63. 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.

  4. 64. Stairway Installation (03:24)

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

  5. 65. Deck-Building Tools (02:23)

    Brad Staggs covers consumer info on deck-building accessories.

  6. 66. Elegant Entertaining Space (03:58)

    Homeowners who love to entertain need an area for when friends stop by.

  7. 67. How to Prep for a Staircase Update

    Updating a staircase into an eye-catching statement starts with demolition and prep easily within the grasp of DIYers with moderate ski...

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 68. Staircase Construction (02:52)

    Home improvement expert Karl Champley vlogs about building a staircase.

  9. 69. 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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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  10. 70. How to Install a Carpet Runner on Wooden Stairs

    Creating and installing a carpet runner on stairs using tackless strips adds color and comfort to stairs and can be accomplished by a D...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 71. Installing a Carpet Runner (01:00)

    A carpet runner can protect your hardwood stairs and your family.

  12. 72. How to Install a Banister

    Install a banister in your home with these step by step instructions — be sure to check with your local building codes for the ba...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 73. 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
  14. 74. How To Restore a Porch Railing

    Learn how to restore a water-damaged original handrail around a porch, with a new beveled bottom rail to keep the water from damaging t...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  15. 75. Friendship and Renovation (03:31)

    When Geff asks Jay to help him renovate a deck, their friendship is tested.

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