Washable stair treads are the sections of the ladder that puts vertically and connect the rungs of the ladder. It’s act as a backup to prevent foot falling down the stairs. Toes kicking stair risers as he climbed the stairs and risers heels scraped while walking down. Stair Risers take a lot of abuse because of their location and call finishing to remove nicks, scratches and grooves. Over time, nails can work their way loose and protrude from the vertical, creating a potentially dangerous situation that requires immediate attention.
Inspect riser’s loose screws or nails. Hammer the nails in place or loose screws with a screwdriver. Place a nail set over the heads of the nails and hammering nails to put in a little below the surface of the risers. Place a layer of masking tape along the trailing edge of each washable stair treads, the part that you step up or down the stairs.
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Press wood putty in the screw head and the holes in the nail head with a flexible spatula. Newspapers wood putty notches, grooves, small cracks and gaps. So it is just above the surface of the wood putty risers accumulate. Let dry wood putty for one or two hours.
Covering a sanding block with 220 grit sandpaper and sand risers a second time. The sand on the wood putty putty to the surface. Stairs to remove sanding dust and vacuum residues. Clean risers a tack rag to remove small pieces of dust.
Dip a brush in paint and alkyd enamel primer. Start at the top of the ladder and apply a coat of paint to the washable stair treads. Work your way down the ladder, paint each elevator moves to the landing. Let the paint dry for two to four hours, and then apply a second coat.