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Victorian Stairs and Rails ; Features That Make Them Grand

Victorian foyers tended to be rather narrow and long.  Despite the frequent space challenges, they managed to fit the most grand stairs and rails in that space.   The mark of a Victorian staircase;  the huge Victorian starting newels.  Victorian … Continue reading

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How to Fix a Squeaking Stair

How to Fix a Squeaking Stair A squeak in a stair is generally caused as the lumber dries out over time.  Hardwoods are regulated by industry standards for a moisture content of 6 – 8%.  This matches the moisture content inside … Continue reading

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