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  1. 76. Building and Installing Steps (01:35)

    Jason tells how to build and install concrete, wood and brick steps.

  2. 77. How To Build Flagstone Stairs

    Learn how to add character to a backyard with a flagstone staircase.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $5,000 - $10,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  3. 78. 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:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 79. Renovating an Older Staircase

    Adding a new skirt board and refinishing the antique Mission handrail put new life back into this antique original.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 80. 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
  6. 81. Install Stairway Carpet Runner (02:58)

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

  7. 82. Elegant Entertaining Space (03:58)

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

  8. 83. Home Childproofing (04:20)

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

  9. 84. Stairway Stringer Layout (00:58)

    Fabricate the stairway stringers, the boards that support the stairs.

  10. 85. 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
  11. 86. Stair Stringers (00:26)

    Here's a tip you help ensure that all your steps are the same height.

  12. 87. New Wooden Staircase (00:01:00)

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

  13. 88. 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
  14. 89. 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
  15. 90. 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

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