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Balusters spacing
Balusters spacing
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The spacing between balusters depends on many factors. Besides the ornamental role that these balusters have, they also provide structural support for the handrails and also security for children and pets from slipping through. Usually baluste ...

How to install outdoor handrails
How to install outdoor handrails
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Handrails are a must-have safety feature for any staircases or slippery surfaces. They prevent a lot of accidents and injuries. According to your budget, you can find many types of handrails: aluminum, vinyl, wood, stainless steel, iron etc. Too ...

Replacing balusters
Replacing balusters
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Over time, balusters may get damaged, whether by objects or by daily stress. You will need to replace these damaged balusters in order to maintain the safety of your stairs. Tools and Materials You Will Need: Tape measure Purchased or ...

Baluster candle holders
Baluster candle holders
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Baluster candle holders are a great addition to any home, especially if you have an old baluster that you want to revive from its old days. These candle holders not only bring a source of light but also bring interest to those areas. Tools and m ...

Repairing interior doors
Repairing interior doors
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The reason why interior doors can get so damaged is because they take a lot of abuse every day. Not just the humidity has an impact over them but also paint and rubbing against door frames. All problems that can occur can be easily fixed. Humi ...

Stairs with iron railings
Stairs with iron railings
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Iron railing not only that offer great support for people, but also they offer a great look to the stairs and, of course, to the building. Installing iron railing is not a hard job, but you need to be careful because the fixing must be done pr ...

How to build wooden balusters
How to build wooden balusters
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Although balusters can be found in a wide variety at any specialized store, more and more owners choose to make them on their own. If you are one of these owners, you need to consider making them from a hard wood, that can resist high loads an ...

Newel posts
Newel posts
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A newel posts is actually one of the most important structural piece for staircases railings. It can be found at the bottom of the stairs. Interior newel posts are usually made from wood, and add a very stylish look to the stairs. They are gre ...

How to repair creaky wooden staircases
How to repair creaky wooden staircases
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If you are just very annoyed about the creaking of your wood stairs, than you should do something about it. Creacky staircases inform you that the wood is very dry and should be treated. This is a very easy job. Cupping and bowing If you ...

Types of staircases
Types of staircases
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Think of which type fits your home best. Straight staircase The most popular and common type is the straight staircase. The top part can be shaped as a T so that people can turn either left or right, or L shaped in case these is a wall ...