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        Upgrade Your Stairs To Look Like Hardwood Floors 1

        Are you sick and tired of your carpeted stairs, or do you want to freshen up your stairway on a budget? Underneath that carpet, you're likely to find pine stair treads in excellent shape. After a bit of prying, scraping and sanding you can remove all the staples that held the old carpet in place and sand the wood stair tread down to a smooth surface for staining. I recently tore out my old carpet and stained the stairs to match our Gunstock Oak hardwood floors and we now...
        Apr 20, 2019 Home Improvement

        Upgrade Your Stairs To Look Like Hardwood Floors 2

        Now that your stairs are sanded smooth and the surrounding area is masked using painter's tape, it's time to unlock the beauty of your original stair treads. First thing first, be sure to thoroughly vacuum and wipe your stairs prior to adding any pre-stain. If your stair treads are a soft wood like mine, I would recommend using a pre-stain solution such as Miniwax Pre-stain. I was skeptical of using this as I have always gone right to stain from sanding, but I can honestly say I noticed an im...
        Apr 20, 2019 Home Improvement

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