Should I sand the old treads or get new ones


Old 05-16-17, 09:03 PM
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Should I sand the old treads or get new ones

We are re-doing our stairs. This is how it look like after the carpet is removed.

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We are not sure whether we should get oak re-treads from home depot, or simply sand and re-paint them?

We'd like to have durable, beautiful stairs.

Thanks for your advice.
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Old 05-17-17, 01:41 AM
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Its going to be a labor decision, replacing all that wood is going to take time, repairing all that wood is also going to take time.

You state paint, if painting then I would consider repair, if you meant stain then the repairs would probably look bad and replacement would be desirable.
Old 05-17-17, 04:11 AM
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What you have now are pine treads and risers ..... if that makes any difference to you.

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