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Top 100 Stairs Projects

  1. 61. 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
  2. 62. New Wooden Staircase (00:01:00)

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

  3. 63. How to Repair an Iron Railing

    Learn how to do a quick repair on an old iron railing.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  4. 64. Natural Christmas (03:14)

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

  5. 65. Install Stairway Carpet Runner (02:58)

    Here's how to dress up stairs and make them safer with a carpet runner.

  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. Deck Basics and Terminology (01:30)

    Learn the basics of deck construction along with its terminology.

  8. 68. Rustic Game Room (20:01)

    This Texas bonus room is a huge storage area..and it's dingy and dark.

  9. 69. 10 Runway-Ready Carpeted Staircases

    DIY Network shares ideas for how to add a stylish carpet runner to your staircase.

  10. 70. 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
  11. 71. How to Install a Cable-and-Rail Framing System

    Weekend Handyman host Paul Ryan demonstrates how to install a metal cable-and-rail framing system after removing an old knee wall.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  12. 72. How to Build Staircase Balusters and Newel Posts

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

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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  13. 73. How to Fix Creaky, Unstable Stairs

    Home Inspector Rick Yeager explains how to fix creaky, unstable stairs and to secure a safety railing.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 74. Add Style and Safety to a Staircase

    These step-by-step projects will show you how to install an elegant carpet runner and freshly painted balusters.

    Time:
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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  15. 75. 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

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