Updating your Stairs + Railings will add to your home's value.
A beautiful staircase could be the wow-factor your house needs. Whether you are thinking about completely rebuilding your stairs and railings, or just giving them a simple update.
We were totally inspired by this video created by Melissa at Welcome to the Woods, who takes one of the outdated railings that we see all of the time in Colorado homes, and gives it a simple, low-cost update that not only looks great, but certainly would add to a property's value as well:
So, we headed over to Pinterest + Houzz to gather some ideas + inspiration for taking your stairs and railings from outdated to WOW!
Why replace when you can refinish?
As simple as a coat of paint...
Open Risers create a feeling of spaciousness.
Change up the material (these are brass!)
Get Glassy - replacing wood with safety glass is an instant update.
Horizontal Railings are a great way to update an older railing.
Read more about these stair and railing ideas on Houzz.
If you're not in the mood to paint or replace railings, try installing a simple, fresh stair runner. We love this one from Young House Love:
Check out our Pinterest board full of ideas and inspiration for revamping your railings + stairs:
If you are thinking about updating your stairs or railings but don't want to tackle the project on your own, we would be happy to recommend a great local contractor.