Step-By-Step Stair Treads Installation Tips ( Source: The DIY Network... see their website links below )
The installation of new stair treads & rails should only be considered by someone that has experience and a proven track record in the stair building business ( this is not a job for the weekend handyman ). When renovating for your new solid wood stairway with wood treads, rails & balusters you will have to remove the existing railing system and carpet on the stairs; then the base structure for the new wood stairs will have be prepared for the new product. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the most difficult - Installing wood stairs & rails rates a 4. We recomend you seek the advice of a professional stair builder in your area!
Step #1. How To Install Stairs - Demolition.
In this segment, host Fuad Reveiz begins the stairway remodel by demolishing the old staircase.
A well-crafted wooden staircase can add architectural interest to a home as well as create a focal point, especially in an entryway. With a little imagination this is one project that might become a creative process that could turn your stairway into a thing of beauty!
Open Link - Stairway Remodel: Demolition