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  1. Liftable stairs for storage

    General DIY Discussions
    Wondering if anyone has any experience attaching hinges or hydraulic lifts to part of a basement staircase in order to access the area underneath? The way my basement is designed, there is useable space under the stairs, but it is inaccessible from the sides. I would like to be able to utilize...
  2. Spiral staircase possible with 20" x 21" opening?

    Building & Construction
    Hey all -- we're in the midst of converting our basement into a recording studio. The original entrance is an outdoor staircase that leads around to the back of the house, but we wanted quicker access and decided to make a "hatch" system from upstairs. The hole is cut and we're using a ladder...