I like to change the existing carpet covered stairs into wood stairs. It goes from the main level to second floor. It is not curved. It goes straight up and turn back half way to reach the upper level. It has 3 pie shape steps and a flat square area at the turn. The balusters are not on the steps. I was wondering what is the easiest way to do this. Allow me to share photos about changing from carpet stairs to wood stairs remodeling, before and after stairs renovation, modern wood stairs, stairs renovation ideas, carpet stairs, carpet to wood stairs transition, etc.
Going with a contrasting patterned carpet on a stair is kind of a less expensive way to achieve the quot wood stair with a runner quot look i did this in fact with my own stair which is right in the middle of my open plan home just beyond the entry hall
My husband and i recently tore the carpet from our stairs and painted the wood underneath creating a fresh clean and modern look we did this project over a full weekend and two additional weeks nights following this is our stairs before the carpet was old and d rty giving the entry a very dark and dated feel our main goal was to rip off the carpet see what wood was underneath and
Replacing carpeted stairs with wood hi there the biggest reason to replace out your existing plywood steps is that even if the new steps were fit to be placed over the old steps you x27 d have lots of issues namely the increased creeking and squeaks of your steps my suggestion would be in order
Directions for how to update carpeted stairs into a wooden staircase first we had to get rid of the existing bullnoses on the stairs i didn x27 t take a picture of the stairs before with carpet but imagine carpeted stairs in pretty much every house built in the 1980 x27 s that you x27 ve ever entered and you x27 ll have a pretty good idea of what
An up close view of the new stair treads waiting to be fitted and installed the very talented stair guy started on the bottom and worked his way up he used mdf for each riser and then solid red oak for each tread he basically cut off any overhang of our old treads they were mdf and were covered in carpet