How to Replace Stair Banister
How to replace a stair banister can be just simple. You just have to understand each part along with the function to fit together. Replacing banister in a stair by applying do it yourself project will be just interesting. When the banisters are damaged or worn, update them when the old one for safety reason or even to create brand new style in your home. These are steps in how to replace banisters in your home stair for your references.
First of all, you can choose the banister type you would like such as by changing from wrought iron to wood or otherwise to give your house a nice new look. Then measure the existing banister size. This allows you know about how large the new piece should be. You maybe need to cut it to fit and buying a little extra is just OK. You better to check each of the available spindles for wear and tear. Replace the ones that worn or broken. Get the appropriate length by cutting your banister and at the right angle to the stairs’ top. Notches can be marked in the banister’s underside for the corresponding spindles.
Drill the banister’s underside to the right depth so that able to insert the spindles. Then place a glue bead on each of the spindles. New banister lowered onto the spindles and wipe off any of glue excess that oozes out. You will probably want a hand for this to get everything lined up before getting the banisters lowered into place. Then you can simply attach the new banister at the stairs’ top and to the newel post at the bottom. Brackets that are designed for stair rails can do a great help.