Monthly Archives: February 2016

Finishing Basement Stairs

Depending on the design of your home, you may have stairs leading to your basement that are unsightly and hazardous. This may be a great place for you to invest in the value and utility of your home. For the purpose of this post, I will consider a rough framed stairway that I would like… Read More »

Painted or Stained Balusters

You’ve decided on wood balusters. You may have even settled on a design, but the question inevitably comes up: painted or stained? Although this typically comes down to personal preference, there are a few things you should keep in mind when you are selecting your finishes. First, be aware that “stain-grade” wood is generally better.… Read More »