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Top 100 Stairs Projects

  1. 76. How to Make Over a Staircase Using Paint and Wallpaper

    DIY Network has instructions on how to paint a staircase and use wallpaper on the risers.

  2. 77. How to Do Staircase Maintenance

    Staircases are exposed to a lot of wear and tear. Small amounts of damage are not uncommon but can be dangerous, so don’t put off...

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  3. 78. 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. 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. Stair Stringers (00:26)

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

  6. 81. How to Remove Rust from Railings

    Learn how to easily remove rust from outdoor railings with these step-by-step instructions.

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  7. 82. Building Stairs (00:01:00)

    Here's a Garage Mahal quick tip on building stairs.

  8. 83. How to Remove Overhead Joists and Build Staircase Landings

    Host Karl Champley and homeowner Don Lighter work to remove overhead joists safely before building new staircase landings.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 84. Deck Basics and Terminology (01:30)

    Learn the basics of deck construction along with its terminology.

  10. 85. Under Stairs Closet (20:00)

    Create a clever closet space by opening up a wall beneath a stairway.

  11. 86. Deck Dominator (03:28)

    Three pros engage in a duel to see who'll become the DIY deck dominator.

  12. 87. How to Expand a Trapdoor for Installing Stairs

    Begin a trapdoor construction process by framing out the trapdoor opening to make space for the stairs. These step-by-step instructions...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  13. 88. How to Paint a Faux Staircase Runner

    The decorating experts at DIY Network create a faux stairwell runner with paint.

  14. 89. Installing a Decorative Rail Down a Staircase

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

  15. 90. Stairway Installation (03:24)

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

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