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    How can I improve the look of my staircase?

    Handymen

    Hi. I’m thinking of improving the look of my home’s staircase but I’m not quite sure how to go about it. See, I’ve considered, for example, adding wallpaper to the front-facing parts of the steps. What sort of wallpaper patterns/colours would work here and is there anything in particular to consider when applying wallpaper to stair risers? As in, is the process any different than adding wallpaper to a wall (except for cutting it out so that it will fit on the stair risers of course). Hope all this makes sense. Looking forward to hearing back!

    Asked by minesh on 5th May 2022
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    JDM Services

    "I wouldn't really recommend wallpapering stair risers. It wouldn't be durable enough and would easily get scuffed and torn."

    Answered on 5th May 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report
    Lunar Housing Maintenance

    "I’ve found natural dark wood on the steps and the back of the stairs a bright White will really make your stairs stand out!"

    Answered on 27th May 2022 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
    Wallpaper and Painter

    "Wallpapers are pretty much repeat patterns where you have to line match with the next one if your stair riser is quite a wide one. Make sure the joint dies not to show so looks like one whole piece and cut neatly to finish off with no bubbles. You can use striking geometric patterns, flowers, metallic look, or whatever look you want to go for but don't use the brick effect as it will look dull. You can also make use of a colour coordinated look on your walls or floor. There is a vast array of striped looks too but the end decision is yours and make sure any nails, staples, or screws are not sticking out as it will year the wallpaper when sticking down. Use the paste on the paper and the riser and take out the bubbles with the brush or soft cloth. Once dry it will look amazing."

    Answered on 5th May 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
    Marcin

    "You can add oaks on the top of the stairs and led on riser"

    Answered on 5th May 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report

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