Laminate stair treads – Laminate flooring can be an attractive and inexpensive way to paint stairs treads. Stair installations have many joints, so the laminate is advantageous type of finish because it does not expand or contract much heat and humidity. Using laminate, the joints between stairs pieces are tighter than with solid hardwood. This makes laminate flooring on stairs treads quite easily. There are a number of kits available for installation laminate closed stairs.
To get laminate stair treads, starting by cut all your laminate and stair nosing to the length of your steps with a circular saw. Two, put riser piece before the first flight of stairs. Align the notch on the bottom of the nosing piece with the riser. Then mark the position of the nosing piece on top of the first step with a pencil. Remove riser piece and put a squiggly line of glue across the bottom of nosing piece. And replace it where you marked its position. Three, nail nosing piece on the floor with finishing nails every six inches in the area to be overlapped by the flat floor piece.
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Four, place a squiggly line of glue on the floor piece, (or step), and slide it into the tongue of the nosing piece. The connection of laminate stair treads is always tongue and groove style. So you will always know that the tongue and groove of the tread faces forward to make contact with the tongue and groove of nosing. Five, place a line of glue on the riser piece and press it firmly into place under the overhanging edge of the nosing. Slotting it into the shallow slot that you used to place nosing in step two. Six, cut a piece of quarter round molding to fit in the corner between the riser and the tread, then secure it with finishing nails. Repeat steps 1-6 for each stage step.