Staircases

Whether you are installing a new staircase or simply repairing a couple of creaky boards, these projects and repairs will help maintain your staircase.

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10 Hazards You Haven’t Thought of at Home

Learn more about the hazards you haven't thought of at home

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15 Things Home Inspectors Wish You Knew

These things home inspectors wish you knew can help sellers prepare for a home sale and make buyers aware of...


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How to Build Deck Stairs

Calculating the step dimensions, laying out stringers and building a sturdy set of deck stairs.


How to Repair Squeaky Stairs

Eliminate noisy treads from above


What to Do the First Time Your Basement Floods

A basement flood, especially your first one, is, without a doubt, alarming. But, you have to slow down. It's going...

Install a New Stair Handrail

So strong it's kid-proof! We'll show you how to do it.


Hardscaping Ideas and Designs for Your Yard

It's that time of year to spend relaxing moments in your yard. Hardscaping your yard can include outdoor dining, fireplaces,...

How to Build a Platform Deck

A detached, ground level deck is the easiest way to add useful space to your backyard.


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How to Build Outdoor Stair Railing

Tips for making rock-solid stair posts


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7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros

Techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim.


Must-Have Tool for Fast Fall Cleanup

We have a gas-powered leaf blower, but I hate to start it, and I got tired of begging my husband to do...

How to Install a Laundry Chute

You'll love the convenience of a laundry chute


NuDeck by UGL: Concrete Application

The NuDECK coating makes my stairs pop! The paint will also protect my concrete from deterioration from Minnesota winters. A...


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Stuff We Love: UpCart

Stuff we love: the Upcart. Easy to use on stairs with its three wheel design. This Upcart is durable, compact...


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How to Build the Deck of Your Dreams

Our best tips to make it extraordinary!


How to Make Wood Steps Safer

Make exterior stairs safer

Step Repair: Fix Slippery Stairs

The key to adhesion is sealing the substrate