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Stairs

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I am considering repairing a staircase in a 120 year brownstone in ProHeights which goes from 3rd to 4th floor. The risers have fallen out of the stringers and I have been given both options. I am leaning towards replacement but I fear I will open a can of worms due to the age of the home and the degree of settling that has taken place over the years. Any thoughts or experience?

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I just had the stairs from the parlor to the 4th floor of my brownstone rebuilt by Bill of Fine Circular Stairs. He and his crew did a careful and beautiful job. The once creaky staircase that felt like it might collapse is now solid and looks fantastic. All for a reasonable price and super fast turnaround. I heartily recommend Circular Stairs: 718-218-9051.

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Looking for suggestions on ironworkers/stair people to talk to to get something like the picture made. Looking for a simple modern stairway to put into our townhouse and trying to get an idea of pricing for it. Just want Iron Stringers with wood treads on top.

Figured I would call Soxco, but I don’t know if they do this style. Any other thoughts? Even any general ideas on a rough cost by level would be great.

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We need to restore the staircase from the parlor to the third floor. A few of the treads feel like you could go through them. Does anyone know the approximate cost to do this? I’ve gone through the archives and can find recommendations on who to call but not on pricing.

Thanks.

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These are 15 wooden balustrade posts that were removed at one time from the Park Slope Armory during construction. $10 per post. Contact ottobet@live.com

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i finally got round to stipping the old paint off the banister and spindles. Now I am not sure how to approach the finish. The handrails are walnut, the spindles (salvaged) are two types cedar and walnut and the stairs (New) are red oak.

Do I have to Poly the walnut handrails? I don’t want them to look shiny just knd of glossy. And I was thinking of just sealing the read oak stairs but I may need to stain them to better match the spindles. Any suggestions???

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Have an older stoop with brick sides and cast concrete steps. Someday, I’ll rip the stoop off and put a nice brownstone one in it’s place. This Spring though, I need to replace two of the treads which were badly patched by last owner, and which spalled and broke in the winter.

Anyone on Brownstoner know of a source to find new cast concrete treads?

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We received a very high quote from ABC for the binding and installation of a carpet runner on our stairs. Can anyone recommend a local installer who can bind and install our stair runner for a reasonable price? Thanks.

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I have a 2 family frame home in Greenpoint that I recently purchased. Currently it is being renovated as finances permit. I am interested in restoring my stoop/stairs , they are likely original , house was built in 1901. The stoop is made out of Blue stone/ Slate slabs. There is a fair amount of erosion on the stair treads and flaking of the stone. Is there a way to patch the stairs and seal the stone.