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Top 4 Reasons People Sell Their Home

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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

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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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 AMuchBetterWay.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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Introducing the NuStair Blog

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2013 was a breakthrough year for NuStair and we wouldn’t have made it this far without you, our loyal customers.  We understand that most of you are homeowners who have made the hard journey to achieve that goal.  As such, you have skin in the game and are fully aware of the dangers of remodeling and contractors. I can relate to being anxious about turning you largest investment over to anyone who may harm it. The purpose of this will be blog to delve into some of the questions we hear most often, open a dialogue for DIYers and contractors alike…

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