Stairs

Sanding:

To refinish existing stairs a disc sander called the edger is used to sand the tops of the stair treads. The corners, nosing and risers are then hand scraped followed by orbital and hand sanding.

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Installation:

Rise (height) and run (length) are our first concerns during new stair installation. Ideal dimensions would be a 7″ rise with an 11″ run but sometimes when retro fitting compromises must be made. New flooring installation will often throw off the rise causing a tripping hazard. In this case we will build up the stair frame so that all treads are equal or least within 3/8″ of each other. We install from the bottom up using a stair specific adjustable template to ensure a tight fit. All treads are nailed and glued to prevent squeaks.