Hickory stair tread – Broken steps in your home can be ugly as hazardous, making it an important and necessary replacement of your home. Even if you can repair the wooden stair treads, unexpected patches because a guest to the trip, so replacing a stair tread is best. Ideally you will be able to access the area above and below the step, but you may be able to replace up with only the above asset. Pull the carpet and other decorative materials on the step before you remove it. Some attached balusters should be removed by separating the step joints and remove the railing. Use a hammer and pry bar to lift the nails from the stage. Pull the old steps out and remove any other nails that remain in the area. Scrape off the old wood and glue fragments left of the stairs, with a scraper.
Measure old step when preparing to replace, using a tape measure. Using a combination square so that the ends of the stage will be straight and square. Use a circular saw to cut the new step to the right size. Test-fit into the step of the hickory stair tread. Use construction adhesive stringers of the stairs. Stringers, the area where the frame preceding steps. The glue will reduce squeaks when the pressure is on stage. Place the step on the stairs. Go under the stairs if you can, and use a nail to secure the riser to the stage, drive nails or screws through the upright and the back of the stage with a drill or nail.
Pilot holes and drive two screws through the hickory stair tread and into the stringers if you do not have access in your staircase. Drive screws through the front of the stage and into the upright underneath. Use wood putty to cover the hole in the stage. Back mat on top of the stage, with finish nails. Reinstall the uprights if necessary.