Sep , installing pine stair treads and risers Here s the one I will most likely get, a Dash and Albert indoor outdoor rug in this pretty diamond pattern That will soften them and help with the dust I can hardly wait to see your bedroom wall treatment, the kitchen hardware and the rustic shelves It is good to hear
If you can cut a roof then learning how to cut and install steps should be fairly easy A handrail should be provided on one side of every set with risers or more Handrails must not protrude into stairway path more than Riser height shall not be more than and not vary more than from greatest to least.
Watch this video to see how to build exterior steps using precut pressure treated stringers, which make the job much easier Start by measuring the width of the opening, then cut a treated x to length to attach to the side of the house as an anchor for the stringers Remember to take off the length of the anchor board
Jul , If you are adding a stair handrail, also consider how you will be attaching it We ll be posting about a stair handrail in the next few weeks as well Consider how you will attach the handrail to the floor walls We built the Momplex, so we know exactly what is under the floor so we opted for a floor mounted
Mark the location of the balusters on both the top and bottom rails Use deck screws to attach the bottom of the balusters to the face of the bottom rail so the angled cut on the baluster is flush with the bottom of the rail Attach the top of the balusters through the top rail Stand the section of railing up and attach the top rail flush
Watch this video to find out how to attach a wood handrail post securely to concrete using lead shields and a metal post bracket metal post bracket to a concrete slab It s not that difficult to attach a wood handrail post to a concrete walk, patio or porch slab Here s how Attaching a shade arbor to a brick wall Shade Arbor
Sunday Install the bar rail molding and optional foot rail (Steps ) Download the cut secure the stiles and rails on the front wall when building a bar Photo by Fill the fastener holes on the bar with wood filler and caulk any open joints, then sand and paint the inside and outside of the walls and shelves Sand the
Watch this video to for step by step instructions on how to repair and resurface concrete steps on your home Danny Lipford This week we re looking at a number of repairs that you may be facing on the outside of your home We ve already looked at concrete driveways, asphalt driveways, but there s another surface that a
May , How I hung the stair handrail (and didn t lose my patience) And that s exactly what happened with hanging the stair handrail hanging the stair handrail If memory serves Mounting the brackets onto the wall first, then placing the rail on top and screwing that in, seemed like the only option For a while, I
To make this deck more party friendly, we added a built in corner bench made from treated lumber, with an angled back that attaches to the railing on the deck When building on the back Watch this video to see how it was done and find some tips about how to install a built in outdoor grill How to Build Exterior Steps
Methods vary for attaching clocks to your front porch If you have siding and depending on the weight of your outdoor clock, you may be able to use vinyl siding or soffit hooks (we got ours online under the name No Hole Hook made by JMT Home Products) They are super easy to use and excellent for lighter items up to five
Exterior wood steps can become slippery over time, especially when they re wet Watch this One of the easiest way to protect against slips and falls is by applying self adhesive abrasive strips, available at home centers, to each step Attaching selfadhesive loop strips to rocking chair runners to prevent floor damage.