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Your old carpeted stairs have seen better days. Between the worn patches where your feet always fall and the mystery stains that have been there for years, you’re looking to make your stairs more attractive and easier to clean. But doesn’t refinishing carpeted stairs mean you need to fully rebuild the substrate and structure of your stairs? Not with the NuStair system! NuStair offers an affordable, easy-to-install stair refinishing solution for everyone! Learn how to refinish carpeted stairs with NuStair: How to Refinish Carpeted Stairs with Nustair 1. Remove Carpeting and Prepare the Stairs Before you can begin to make your…

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4 Reasons to Choose NuStair

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We’ve heard it time and time again: Your stairs are worn and in poor condition, and you’re considering just replacing them. You think that refinishing your stairs will be a nearly impossible task to tackle from a skill and time perspective. Well, we’ve got great news! At NuStair, we offer a beautiful, affordable way to refresh your staircase that saves time, money, and headaches. Here are 4 reasons to choose NuStair instead of fully replacing your stairs: 1. It’s Less Expensive Than Remodeling Because our stair refacing system goes over the existing treads, you don’t need to rip everything out…

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Top 4 Reasons People Sell Their Homes

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There are a variety of reasons why people sell their home, but the top 4 reasons might surprise you… Divorce Job Relocation Bankruptcy CARPET ON YOUR STAIRS Luckily, with NuStair, the revolutionary stair retread system, you don’t have to suffer from the carpet on your stairs any longer! Easily transform your old carpeted stairs to beautiful hardwood in about a weekend’s time. Contact NuStair today for a free quote! Save Save

NuStair was designed as an altogether better method for replacing a staircase, and it is – including the price point! Although devising a less expensive stair replacement system was not our primary goal, it has been one of the most popular aspects of our product. So how is this American-made, lifetime structural warrantied, select or better grade product LESS expensive than the competition? Two big reasons:  Two Reasons NuStair Is The Most Affordable Hardwood Staircase Replacement System: We Eliminate the Material Costs of Replacing or Altering the Existing Substrate or Staircase  Traditional staircase replacement involves pulling up the carpet, padding,…

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Fall & Winter Stair Care

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Fall is upon us with the promise of a long winter ahead. This brings with it a whole new set of challenges and considerations regarding caring for your newly remodeled hardwood staircase and keeping it looking as new as the day you installed it! The snow and rain that makes this time of year so magical outside can also make it a soggy puddle inside. If left unattended, excess water can warp wood. (If you have hardwood flowing, this can also cause gapping between boards.) Dry leaves, winter precipitation and salt that get tracked into the house add up to…

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How Much Are Your Stairs Worth?

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“A survey by the National Wood Flooring Association asked real estate agents about the impact of hardwood floors on homebuyers. Of the realtors interviewed, 82 percent said that homes with hardwood floors sold faster and often for more money. Hardwoods are easier than ever to care for and are a smart investment in your biggest asset: your home.” Continue reading The NuStair hardwood stair treads are a great, affordable way to help increase the value of your home. Along with the floors, the stairs in a home make a crucial first impression on prospective buyers. Carpet is steadily decreasing in…

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You may have heard about the new Adjustable Balusters by NuStair? Is so, you know they are the latest revolution in DIY staircase remodeling. Our adjustable balusters come in both iron and wood and fit almost any staircase! To get an idea of how simple to install and how elegant these new adjustable balusters really are, we made a new video to illustrate! Enjoy! Baluster Installation Instructions: Tools Needed: Pencil, tape measure, hack saw, power drill, allen wrench Begin by removing your old balusters. Carefully remove any nails or debris. Position baluster and mark the top and bottom. Measure .5″…

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Healthy Stairs?

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It might sound like a stretch to say NuStair is healthy… but actually it is! Especially to homeowners with allergies, sensitive immune systems or older homes. Over the years, carpets accumulate pounds of dust mites, dirt, pesticides, and other toxins brought into your home. Every time you take a step on these carpets, the hazardous chemicals and allergens are released into the air for us to breathe in. Not only are old carpets harmful, but new carpets can be even more hazardous to your health! According to Ecomall.com, “Many people love their indoor carpeting and look forward to having brand…

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Save Money: DIY

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We know we are preaching to the choir here, but DIY home improvement projects can save you hundreds, and even thousands, of dollars over hiring a contractor. Seriously! “With their household budgets stretched thin by job losses and the slowing economy, many consumers are looking for ways to save. To cut the cost of repair and improvement projects, more and more people are picking up a screwdriver and joining the ranks of do-it-yourselfers. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Web site RemodelOrMove.com says in its remodeling forecast for spring that 67 percent of homeowners who are considering home-improvement projects plan to do some…

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Skip the Dump Run – Save the Trees!

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Here at NuStair we are all about SAVING! And we are not just talking about saving time, money and energy… We’re saving trees! Waste Lumber, Waste Money, Waste Time Picture this: You’re tired of staring at that dirty, old carpet on your stairs every time you walk in the door. You hire a professional contractor to take on the project, and the contractor comes in and quotes you a price to replace your entire staircase from the frame up. You’ll have sawdust in every nook and cranny of your house and you won’t have access to your second floor until…

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