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Design ideas for staircases include a lush, spiral staircase with lacy wrought iron balustrade and sweeping rails made of dark wood that are echoed on stair treads whose centers are covered with a light-colored runner th... More »

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Examples of staircase designs include a sculptural staircase, concealing, big city and grand entrance. Other designs are side staircases and stairs that feature storage space. More »

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Traditional home staircases revolve around a few designs, such as the straight, the spiral or the curved ones. Each of them is suitable for a given circumstance, and users should choose the ideal design with respect to t... More »

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Design ideas for front-porch-step handrails include wrought iron, wood or metal pipe railings. The style of the home and taste of the owner affect the idea that is most appropriate for the railing. For steps with an exis... More »

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Winder stairs are wedge-shaped treads are a space-saving design that form a 90-degree angled turn on a staircase where a standard landing is not a feasible option. Building winder stairs is a moderately complex task that... More »

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To make cabinet doors, measure the cabinet holes, cut the wood to the right width, fashion the stiles, fashion the rails, cut the panels and assemble the doors. Making each door takes about one hour and requires lumber, ... More »

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Design ideas for painting concrete include painting the walls white to create a modern-looking room or using stains or dyes to create a patterned floor. Although decorating a concrete floor is referred to as painting, th... More »

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