Stair Remodeling

How to Stain Wood Stair Railing or Treads

For those looking to DIY their wood stairs, knowing how to stain wood stair railing or treads is going to be handy knowledge to ensure the job is done well and done right to increase the overall look of the wood stairs. Doing a project like this yourself is going to shave a lot of […]


Box Newel Posts vs. Turned Newel Posts

Sometimes a simple feature can change the entire look of a home element like wood stairs. Considering box newel posts vs. turned newel posts can help you find the look and aesthetic you’d like for your wood stairs renovation project. Even a small difference like a solid structured box newel post vs. a sleek-looking turned […]


Top 5 Stair Remodel Ideas

Stair remodel ideas can be hard to come by. Giving your home’s stairs a makeover can be a great way to change up the look of your home and increase property value! Finding new ways to spruce up your home doesn’t always have to cost a lot or be difficult to achieve. There are dozens […]


Best Wood Stair Finishes & Stains

Wood finishes can make or break a wood project.  As you begin working on any kind of home improvement or renovation project that includes wood, it’s important to know what kind of wood you’re working with, which often can be various types within a single project. Different types of wood have different types of needs […]


Cheap Stair Makeover Ideas

You don’t have to be a professional interior decorator to come up with fresh ways to makeover your home’s staircase. There are tons of cheap stair makeover ideas to be found on the Internet. Fortunately for you, we have compiled some of the best makeover ideas for your review right here! These staircase renovations can […]


Planning Your Remodel

Remodeling, updating, and re-finishing your home can be great ways to increase its value and livability. Whether you have just purchased your home or have been in it for a while, making custom updates can be a great way to personalize your home and make it work for you. By focusing on the highly visible […]


Stair Makeover – Changing Newel Posts

Newel posts are the largest component of a staircase.  Because of the size and complexity of newel posts, they are also often one of the most expensive parts in the balustrade.  It is for this reason that the newel post doesn’t always match the scope and style of the railing system.  Simply put, while you […]


Stair Makeover – Adding a Wood Handrail to Wrought Iron

Considering a stair makeover? Adding wood handrail to a full wrought iron balustrade can literally heat up your railing system without the expense of replacing the entire banister.  Wood handrails are typically larger, warmer to the touch and the eye and more comfortable in your hand.  This is one simple and inexpensive way to perform […]


Stair Makeover – Adding Stair Treads

Adding stair treads to a stairway can have a dramatic visual impact that adds value to your home.  While we have not had the chance to speak with all of our many customers who choose this option, those that we have heard from have raved about the results.  The few we’ve talked to who did […]


Stair Makeover – Replacing Wood Balusters with Wrought Iron Balusters

Replacing wood balusters (aka spindles) with wrought iron balusters is one of the most common methods of upgrading an outdated balustrade.  This is not to say that wrought iron is superior to wood in general but sometimes wood balusters may have been damaged, broken, or they are simply outdated.  You may be able to modify […]


Stair Makeover: Refinishing handrail

Although refinishing your existing stair is not in our best interest it very well may be in yours.  I mean that recommending this option may prevent you from buying any of our stair parts.  However, in all honesty, this is often the best solution to dramatically improve your balustrade with the least expense possible and […]


Stair Makeover: Part 1

You’re not the only thing that needs a makeover!  Actually, you probably don’t need one at all, but old, worn and outdated stairs can often use a little (or a lot) of freshening up.  Whether you want to make your home a better place to live or if you are trying to sell it, your stair and balustrades […]