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Installing My Stairs, Phase Three

Apr 19, 2019 4:36:33 PM

Hello everyone, welcome back to the third and final phase! Let's get right down to it!

Step one: get materials together:

To start this phase, I first made sure I had all of my materials ready to go: Loc...

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Installing My Stairs, Phase Two

Jan 16, 2019 10:45:33 AM

Hello again! Welcome to Phase 2 of Installing My Stairs….

While waiting on my treads to cure, I started looking into what I wanted to do with my pre-primed white risers to make them more beautiful and ...

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Installing My Stairs, Phase One

Dec 21, 2018 11:04:31 AM

Hello everyone, my name is Amanda. I am remodeling my stair case and wanted to share my journey, lets start at the begiining....

Phase One:

Step One:

Remove carpet from stairs.

This was way easier than I ...

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!! IMPORTANT!! ORDER A SAMPLE PACK!!

May 21, 2018 9:41:53 AM

Natural wood always has color variation. Even after stain is applied each piece can look slightly different. Also, have you ever noticed how your T.V., computer, or phone screen can all look a little ...

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Custom Color Matched Stairs and Custom Stain Program for Stair Parts

Stair-treads.com is the only manufacturer that offers custom stained prefinished stair treads in job-lot quantities. With our c...

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WHITE OAK

May 15, 2018 3:25:48 PM

White Oak is currently THE most desirable and durable of wood species on the market and one of the most popular for custom millwork. It used to be the most valuable species of wood in America, and now...

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10 REASONS TO ORDER TODAY

May 10, 2018 2:56:11 PM

10 REASONS TO ORDER OUR SOLID WOOD PRODUCTS FOR YOUR REMODEL OR NEW CONSTRUCTION TODAY

1. Remodeling your home increases its' value, which has many benefits. Your staircase is the central focal point o...

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ORDERING RETRO RISERS WITH YOUR NEW RETRO TREADS

 RETRO TREADS ARE A GREAT WAY TO COVER YOUR OLD STAIRS FAST WITHOUT THE HASSEL OF HAVING TO DECONTSTRUCT YOUR STAIRCASE AND BUILD IT BACK UP FROM SCRATC...

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CUSTOM EUROPEAN FINISH

Apr 19, 2018 11:44:37 AM

CUSTOM EUROPEAN FINISH

Wire brushed stair treadsWire brushed stair treads

HAVE YOU SEEN THE NEW FRENCH OAK/ EUROPEAN OAK TREND?  

WE NOW OFFER THIS ATTRACTIVE OPTION!!!

We now offer a custom wire brush finish, giving your treads an elegant, textured lo...

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ARE THE KNOTS GETTING BIGGER IN MY KNOTTY WOOD SPECIES?

 

NO!!! Occasionally after a customer purchases a knotty wood species, they will notice what looks like the knots appear to be larger and protrude...

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0 Comments | Posted in Notes & Observations Solutions By Amanda Kiles

DO YOU SUFFER FROM ALLERGIES?

Mar 29, 2018 9:46:07 AM

ALLERGY SUFFERERS!!!

 CARPET = ALLERGIES

Replace your carpet with hardwood!

Carpet holds over 100X more allergens than hardwood that can be kicked up into air circulation with the slightest movement.

Alle...

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We were recently asked the following question from a previous customer:

Have a repair question please: I purchased pre-finished Andiroba retro treads from Stair-Treads.com about 10 years ago and we've ...
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0 Comments | Posted in Tricks & Tools Notes & Observations Solutions By Josh McGrath

Cutting Stair Treads

Aug 2, 2016 8:14:16 AM

Quite often, we are asked what saw blades to use when cutting prefinished stair treads to achieve the best cut.  Proper saw blade selection, along with a few basic cutting techniques will save a lot o...

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0 Comments | Posted in Tricks & Tools Notes & Observations Solutions By Josh McGrath

Tread fastner type

May 17, 2016 7:15:19 AM

So you've finally got everything finished and ready for installation and you've bought our recommended glue. So is there a recommended fastener type and pattern to be used for mechanical fasteners (na...

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0 Comments | Posted in Tricks & Tools Notes & Observations Solutions By Josh McGrath

So you're replacing carpeted stairs with wood treads and just really aren't sure what to do about that switchback in your staircase. You really like the retro tread products as they create a more unif...

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1 Comments | Posted in Tricks & Tools Solutions By Josh McGrath

Hardwood on My Stairs

Mar 1, 2016 5:02:27 PM

Here's a variation of one of the most common statements / questions we get:

I would like hard wood treads on my now carpeted stairs. Currently there is wood on both sides of the tread that the banister...

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0 Comments | Posted in Tricks & Tools Solutions By Josh McGrath

Wider Landing Landing Tread

Mar 1, 2016 4:43:14 PM

From time to time, we're to make a landing tread wider than 5-1/4". These requests can range anywhere from someone needing a 6" wide landing tread all the way to a 10" wide landing tread.  Regardless ...

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0 Comments | Posted in Solutions By Josh McGrath

If you have a wide landing on your staircase,Stair-Treads.com offers landing panels that can be used to fill in larger landings on a staircase.By using a landing tread on the nosing of the landing and...

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0 Comments | Posted in Solutions By Josh Sullivan

Using Landing Treads and Panels

Jul 25, 2013 10:50:40 AM

Dealing with an oversided or awkardly shaped step can be difficult but fortunately Stair-Treads.com offers a valuable solution. By using landing treads and panels you can retro fit oversized and awkwa...

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0 Comments | Posted in Solutions By Josh Sullivan

Cleaning glue from wood stair treads

Jun 17, 2013 6:28:48 PM

Sometimes you learn a thing or two just by hanging out with an ol' timer (or in this case, a third generation master flooring installer on a recent retro tread installation).

Earlier in the week I was ...

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0 Comments | Posted in Tricks & Tools Notes & Observations Solutions By Josh McGrath

Samples / Sample Packs

May 14, 2013 12:26:48 PM

Before placing your order we always recommend ordering a sample or sample pack. Some of our customers are looking for matching stair parts while others are starting fresh. The sample/ sample pack will...

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0 Comments | Posted in Solutions By Arlene Prater

Covering Finish Nail Holes

May 10, 2013 1:54:19 PM

Our customers often ask us about a solution for covering the holes left by finish nails in stair treads after installation. Here is a quick look at how you can easily fill any nail holes left after yo...

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0 Comments | Posted in Tricks & Tools Solutions By Josh Sullivan

Local Terminal Pick Up

 

 

Stair-Treads.com ships stock items FedEx Home Delivery but what about the shipping cost for items that aren’t stock, or over 8 ft long?

 

Residential Delivery is convenient since...

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0 Comments | Posted in Solutions By Dakota Pharr

White Residue

Sep 14, 2012 11:49:48 AM

Easy Solutions to Common Problems

 

  1. White Powder on Surface of Treads:

 

The white powdery appearance on the surface of our treads is a common issue. What you see is a fine dust that gets lodged in the g...

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0 Comments | Posted in Solutions By Josh Sullivan