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How to Build Stairs

How to Build Stairs

Building stairs can help you improve and beautify your landscape and the interior design of your house. Stairs can add decorative flare and value to an inside setting. If you have an old flight of stairs that need to be replaced then knowing how to construct stairs may come in handy. Building stairs is not […]

How to Clean Living Rooms, Halls and Stairs

How to Clean Living Rooms, Halls and Stairs

The living room will be easier to clean if you have planned it well. Plain coloured upholstery shows the dirt far sooner than heavily textured or patterned fabrics. Blended materials are easier to clean and harder wearing than all-wool fabrics. A close weave of fabric gener­ally gives better wear than a loose weave, and loose […]

How to Repair Stairs

How to Repair Stairs

If you are carpeting stairs there may be some repairs which need doing first The three most common faults with stairs are creaking (caused by the supporting timbers working loose), worn ‘nosings’ – that is the front edge of each step losing its perfectly rounded shape – and loose balusters and handrails. CURING STAIR CREAKS […]

How to Carpet Stairs and Steps

How to Carpet Stairs and Steps

Laying carpet on stairs is not much more complicated than laying it on flat surfaces, but you do need to follow a few basic rules. Before commencing, check whether your stairs need any of the repairs. Some of these, such as stopping stairs creaking, can be carried out after the carpet has been laid, provided […]

How to Fix Stairs

How to Fix Stairs

Methods of stair construction vary greatly, and consequently repair procedures differ. So before undertaking repair operations, study your stairway to determine how it has been built. There are two major residential stairway types: the straight run and the platform. Apart from its treads, the straight-run stairway has no level spot on the run as the […]