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Construction Tip #89777 Metal Baluster Caps

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CUSTOM STAIR BUILD TIP  Metal BALUSTERS Cap #89777 BY SCOTTYTime and Labor saving tips by Scotty used in Building these Custom Modern Stairs.  I snapped a few photos to help you build your own custom stairs and for an example of how the construction tip was used in the example. 

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Custom Modern Stairs is part of a Green Build Renovation Project located in Downtown StLouis Missouri

Holding Stair Spindle Caps In Position Easily
The Modern Decorative Metal Stair Spindle Caps have a set screw that may or may not hold the cap in place.
To prevent the cap from falling out of place in the future the caps were glued in place.  
While waiting for the glue to dry use ~ Spring Loaded Clothes Pin to hold the caps in position ~.  


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Custom Modern Stairs Dark Stain Oak

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Custom Stair Build Tip Metal Balusters #89764 by Scotty Time and Labor saving tips by Scotty used in Building these Custom Modern Stairs.  I snapped a few photos to help you build your own custom stairs and for an example of how the construction tip was used in the example.
Contract Labor Project

Custom Modern Stairs is part of a Green Build Renovation Project located in Downtown StLouis Missouri


The Modern Decorative Metal Stair Spindles have that twisted metal do-dad for appearances and aestheticsandshould maintain the same slope of the stairway- per client.  
This is accomplished by:

setting up a string line at the proper height at theupper most decorative spindle and the lowest decorative spindle.Pull the string line tauntTape the String Line to the Postyou have the same height at both ends of the stairway.The Taunt String Line is your guideline for setting the remaining Decorative Spindles at the Same Height and slope of the Stair Case.


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Click Here to email Scotty for a Free Estimate / Price Quote for your Basement Remodel Green Basement Ideas and ProductsJul 20, 2010Jul 20, 2010So, why are you finishing your basement anyway? If you want to have more living space or update your home with a customized room, or maybe you've heard that you can upgrade your basement with new and/or green products that you will save ...
Wet Basement SuggestionsJul 19, 2010Jul 19, 2010Think about who will sleep in the basement and the amenities they'll need to help you determine the best dimensions. To comfortably fit a double bed, you'll need a room with a minimum of 125 square feet. If twin beds will serve your . ...

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2 Posts for Basement Projects and Dealing with wet and damp basements. Great Read for everyone with wet basement troubles. Added bonus is the top 6 Mistakes in Basement Remodeling.For assistance in your basement renovations Scotts Contracting will supply a free green estimate on your project. Additional Basement Ideas at: Scotts Contracting-Green Builder-St.Louis-'RENEWABLE ENERGY' MO ...

Think about who will sleep in the basement and the amenities they'll need to help you determine the best dimensions. To comfortably fit a double bed, you'll need a room with a minimum of 125 square feet. If twin beds will serve your ... http://stlouisrenewableenergy.blogspot.com/ clipped from Google - 7/2010 St Louis Renewable Energy: Basement Stairway Ideas Part 1
If the upstairs hall and basement floor are both carpeted, you'll likely want to carpet the stairs as well. If you're building new stairs or relocating the current ones, consider which areas you're connect…

Basement Stairway Ideas Part 2

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Scotts Contracting Offers Basement Remodels for every budget
Scotts Contracting supplies free Green Estimates for every Project Click Here to email Scotty for a Project Proposal Create Understair Display Space Turn the space under the stairs into a display cabinet for collections. Wire the cabinet for lighting so you can spotlight special objects. Add Style with the Balustrade Golden oak balusters, stair rail, and a support column match the trimwork and cabinetry in the basement, creating continuity with the upstairs spaces. Adding style to the staircase can be as simple as affixing solid rectangles of stained wood to every other pair of balusters, creating pattern and interest. Choose a Distinctive Railing Design White beaded-board wainscoting, wood-tone trim and stair treads, and colorful walls lead the way down these winder stairs. The railing features a gridlike design for safety and style. (The spaces between balusters, whether posts or a grid design, should be smaller than a toddler'…

Basement Stairway Ideas Part 1

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Scotts Contracting Offers Basement Remodels for every budget and also supplies free Green Estimates for every Project Click Here to email Scotty for a Project Proposal


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Site Stairs Carefully If the upstairs hall and basement floor are both carpeted, you'll likely want to carpet the stairs as well. If you're building new stairs or relocating the current ones, consider which areas you're connecting before you decide on placement. Avoid connecting a noisy area to a quiet one. For example, a stairway from the basement play room or media room that leads near an upstairs home office or bedroom could prove disruptive. Build stairs parallel to ceiling joists to save on installation time and materials.


Open the Stairway for an Airy Look Removing the door to the basement and opening the enclosed stairway created a light, airy feeling in this passage to the subterranean living space. A bar area with two beverage refrigerators--one for wine and one for kids' sodas--separat…