Hardwood Stair Installation
The process of hardwood stair installation is easy and can be done in a short amount of time. This beneficial guide gives step-by-step instructions on how to add hardwood to stairs and finish the look.
Clean, Measure and Cut Stairs
The first step for installing hardwood stairs is to cut the lip on the existing treads of the stairs and clean them. Then, use a tape measure to make marks for each cut that needs to be made for every riser and tread. These cuts will need to be made sing a miter saw.
Position the Risers
Use an adhesive glue on the back of each riser and position it in the proper place on the stair. A finish nailer is then necessary to nail it on properly. Repeat this for each step. A rubber mallet will help to ensure that each stair is even. Shims may also be needed.
Sand and Clean
Once the stairs are properly placed and the glue has dried, gently sand the stairs and sweep them clean. A stain and polyurethane finish can then be applied.
Quick and Easy
These simple and easy steps will help ensure hardwood stair installation that is quick and easy. Beautiful hardwood stairs can be enjoyed for many years to come.
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