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Top 100 Stairs Projects

  1. 61. Decorative Carpet Stair Strips (00:01:11)

    Easy-to-install carpet strips add color and an element of safety to stairs.

  2. 62. Install Hardwood Stairs (01:00)

    Thinking of installing hardwood stairs? Here are some tips to keep in mind.

  3. 63. How to Create Attic Storage

    These instructions demonstrate how to add more storage space in an unused attic by installing pull-down stairs and plywood flooring.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 64. 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
  5. 65. 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...

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    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  6. 66. How to Revamp a Front Step

    The front of your house is the face it presents to the world. Your steps should do it justice!

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  7. 67. 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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    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  8. 68. Hardwood Stairs (02:29)

    Installing hardwood floors and stairs is an instant home-equity boost.

  9. 69. How to Paint Decorative Stairs (00:03:49)

    Shannon Kaye demonstrates how to paint a decorative "runner" on stairs.

  10. 70. Installing Carpet on Stairs (05:24)

    Brad Staggs demonstrates how to install carpeting on stairs.

  11. 71. 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. 72. Installing a Carpet Runner (01:00)

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

  13. 73. 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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  14. 74. Building a Stairway Landing (01:14)

    Build the landing for the stairs with these in-depth instructions.

  15. 75. Installing a Carpet Runner (01:00)

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

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