NuStair: Installation & Promotional Videos

Learn more about the NuStair stair remodeling system and products below:


NuStair Stair Remodeling Product Overview

The revolution in stair replacement is here! NuStair and the Stair Fitter system will revitalize your worn out or boring stairs. Transform stairs from old, damaged stairs into a beautiful, solid hardwood staircase. The best part is it only takes hours, not days. NuStair has many stair tread colors to choose from, and we only use high quality hardwood. Save hundreds or even thousands of dollars over traditional methods, and the look is nothing short of amazing! To learn more, contact us today.


How to Remodel Stairs with NuStair

Read more about how to remodel stairs with NuStair and the NuStair installation process.


Open Sided Staircase Remodel With Adjustable Iron Balusters

Step-by-step: How to refinished an open sided staircase using NuStair prefinished stair treads and our adjustable iron balusters. Perfect for DIYers or contractors.

  1. Remove carpet from stairs (if installed)
  2. Cut tread ends flush to outside wall
  3. Remove existing newel post
  4. Apply shims and first riser. Riser should be flush with existing tread nosing.
  5. Nail along top of riser where next tread will cover. Apply minimal nails along bottom.
  6. Apply NON water based adhesive to existing tread and install first NuStair tread.
  7. Nail along back edge so that next riser covers nail holes.
  8. Install new newel post and attach to handrail.
  9. You can now remove current balusters.
  10. Install second riser and Nustair tread.
  11. Continue until all treads are installed.
  12. Install stair brackets to cover gaps between new and old risers.
  13. Install top adjustable shoes. These should cover any existing holes.
  14. Cut and install balusters with bottom shoes.
  15. Install Remaining balusters until complete.

Open Sided Staircase Remodel With Adjustable Wooden Balusters

Step-by-step: How to refinished an open sided staircase using NuStair prefinished stair treads and our adjustable wooden balusters. Perfect for DIYers or contractors.

  1. Remove carpet from stairs (if installed)
  2. Cut tread ends flush to outside wall
  3. Remove existing newel post
  4. Apply shims and first riser. Riser should be flush with existing tread nosing.
  5. Nail along top of riser where next tread will cover. Apply minimal nails along bottom.
  6. Apply NON water based adhesive to existing tread and install first NuStair tread.
  7. Nail along back edge so that next riser covers nail holes.
  8. Install new newel post and attach to handrail.
  9. You can now remove current balusters.
  10. Install second riser and Nustair tread.
  11. Continue until all treads are installed.
  12. Install stair brackets to cover gaps between new and old risers.
  13. Mark and drill bottom holes for new adjustable balusters.
  14. Measure and mark top of adjustable balusters for cutting.
  15. Slide adjustable sleeve up to bottom of handrail and nail into place.
  16. Install remaining balusters until complete.

How To Install Adjustable Balusters

Adjustable Balusters by NuStair are the newest revolution in stair remodeling. They come in both iron and wood and fit almost any staircase! Before you install your new adjustable balusters, take a moment to view our installation instruction to see how simple the process truly is!

Baluster Installation Instructions:

Tools Needed: Pencil, tape measure, hack saw, power drill, allen wrench

  1. Begin by removing your old balusters.
  2. Carefully remove any nails or debris.
  3. Position baluster and mark the top and bottom.
  4. Measure .5″ below top mark for cut line.
  5. Measure 1.5″ above bottom mark for cut line.
  6. Secure and cut baluster with hack saw.
  7. Position top hardware and install with screws.
  8. Attach bottom and insert into top hardware.
  9. Position bottom hardware and install with screws.
  10. Tighten set screw with allen wrench.
  11. Tighten top set screw with allen wrench.
  12. Continue installation repeating the same steps.

Additional Baluster Installation Information:

  • Pre-drilling of hand rail and stairs may be necessary.
  • For stairs with angled base, use 2 adjustable pieces of hardware.

Before & After NuStair Staircase Remodel

A historic staircase renovated and refinished with the NuStair staircase remodeling system. See the staircase at the 1777 House Americana Inn transformed by our pre-finished stair treads into a beautiful, solid hardwood staircase. Read more about the 1777 House Americana Inn’s staircase remodel or watch a video of the remodel.


NuStair Adjustable Staircase Balusters

NuStair Adjustable Staircase Balusters: NOW AVAILABLE!