Stair Sanding

Wooden stairways are too often neglected – or taken for granted as a carpet-covered connection from one floor to the next.

This can be a vast waste of their potential. Over and above the purely functional, a stairway is a sleeping beauty that can be revived to take its rightful place as the centerpiece of your property.

With their awkward shapes and fiddly corners, stairways are often perceived as beyond feasible restoration: tricky and too much trouble. This is the case unless you have the right tools in which case is as easy as sanding any normal floor.

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If you decide to go ahead, there are two main options:

Sanding and coating the outsides of the treads and risers. With the middle section covered by a carpet.

This may be the only option with those stairways where the sides of the treads and risers have had years of different treatment to their centres. No degree of sanding will produce a uniform appearance – as a ‘two tone’ appearance will persist.

Sanding and coating the entire tread and risers – and leaving the wood exposed.

For a really striking effect, the risers can be finished in white, with the treads left under a clear coating to reveal the natural grain of the wood, or alternatively stained to give the stairs a two tone effect.

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