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cannonjl 07-26-2011 07:16 AM

what type of molding should i use for my basement stairs?
 
I currently have a finished basement with laminant wood flooring. The stairs leading down to the basement are wood and I am planning to stain them but there are a couple small holes between the actual stairs and the drywall. I want to use molding to cover the holes and give a finished look but I'm not sure what covering is best suited for it.

bjbatlanta 07-26-2011 05:49 PM

A picture would help. Is there a skirt board between the steps and the drywall??

cannonjl 07-26-2011 07:19 PM

Stair pictures
 
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oh'mike 07-26-2011 07:35 PM

Can you see under the stairs? It might be easiest to remove the treads and risers and add a skirt board if the stringers are far enough away from the framing.

sixeightten 07-26-2011 07:54 PM

No moulding is going to hide that cable running up and under the top tread. A skirt could still be installed now, but it will be a pain.

bjbatlanta 07-27-2011 09:37 AM

Yep, pull the treads and risers and add a 1"x skirt board....

Ron6519 07-27-2011 01:28 PM

I'd just caulk the gap. Blue tape the wood and latex caulk it. Then paint it the same color as the wall.

uofmrocky 12-14-2013 07:37 PM

Home Depot or lowes sells shoe molding that can be stained. Perfect for these steps

BigJim 12-14-2013 08:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by uofmrocky (Post 1278511)
Home Depot or lowes sells shoe molding that can be stained. Perfect for these steps

I don't think the fellow is coming back, he made only 2 posts since 2011.


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