Repainting a staircase to the makeover: tips and steps

Your wooden staircase getting tired? It has not aged? It could do with a makeover! Transforming an old-deco staircase stairs, it's possible. Without breaking the bank and without major work ! From laundry to the adhesive, through the sandpaper, all steps are explained to pimp your staircase. What offer a new look to the area of ​​this house!

enlargeThe'escalier avant de le repeindre...

1- The staircase before repainting the ...- It is well worn.

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enlargeThe'escalier relooké a fière allure

2- The staircase makeover looks great- Repainting a wooden staircase gives a facelift to the decor of the house. A real plus also for the gain.
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enlargeThe material for painting stairs

3- The material for painting stairs- Tools: Flat brush, medium-length hair roller (9-12mm), paint truck, cloth, sponge, wash, fine sandpaper.
products:
- staircase floor preparation V33
- Renovation stairs - color TARMAC V33 (Size 20 m2)

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slideshow picturesenlargeStep 1: Clean and degrease the stairs

4- Step 1: Clean and degrease the stairs- Before repainting, degrease the stairs with laundry (by Saint Mark) to remove any greasy residue or impurities that would alter the application of the paint.

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enlargeStep 2: Rinse laundry

5- Step 2: Rinse laundry- Rinse the stairs with a sponge or cloth and clean water.

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enlargeStep 3: Fluff the steps with sandpaper

6- Step 3: Fluff the steps with sandpaper- Once dry your stairs, rub with fine sandpaper (180) so as to remove the remaining thin layer of varnish and provide better adhesion.
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enlargeStep 4: Thorough dedusting

7- Step 4: Thorough dedusting- Remove and dusting the whole surface of your stairs after having rubbed with sandpaper. Use a cloth or tissue without fluff.

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enlargeStep 5: A look'aspirateur

8- Step 5: A vacuum cleaner blow- With your vacuum cleaner, insist on the corners to leave no dust residue.

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enlargeStep 6: Mark your painting surface

9- Step 6: Mark your painting surface- In order not to overflow the surface to be painted, attach a masking tape (Tesa Tape here eco) to protect the edges of your staircase.
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enlargeStep 7: Prepare the paint with a preparation floor / staircase

10- Step 7: Prepare the paint with a preparation floor / staircase- Gently mix the preparation with a wide strip or a mixer. Here preparation Floor and Stairway V33.

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enlargeStep 8: Start with a brush

11- Step 8: Start with a brush- We recommend that you start at the top of the stairs. First with a brush to apply the best preparation in the corners and crannies, but also in the direction of the wood fibers.

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enlargeStep 9: Continue preparation roller

12- Step 9: Continue preparation roller- Once the facts crannies. Apply a key with a rolling medium-length hair. Grow vertical and horizontal applications. Finish by applying in the direction of wood fibers.

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enlargeStep 10: Let dry and prepare for painting stairs

13- Step 10: Let dry and prepare for painting stairs- The preparation floor and staircase V33 (here apron colors) dry between one to two hours. You can mix the paint Renovation Floors & Stairs with a mixer or a wide strip.

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enlargePour your paint in a truck for ease of'application

14- Pour your paint in a truck for ease of application- .

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enlargeStep 11: paint the edge of'escalier puis les marches

15- Step 11: paint the edge of the stairs and the stairs- First, paint the corners and edges of your stairs with a brush.

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enlargeThe brush will allow you to'atteindre des surfaces plus étroites

16- The brush you will achieve closer surfaces- .

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enlargePaint the steps of'escalier avec un petit rouleau

17- Paint the stairs with a small roller- The larger surfaces can be painted with a roller with long hair mid 9 to 12 millimeters. Again, cross vertically paint applications and horizontally to finish in the direction of the wood fibers.

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enlargeStep 12: Move the second layer

18- Step 12: Move the second layer- After about three hours of drying, you can proceed to the second application of paint for a better finish. As with the first key, begin to brush for corners and edges and finish rolling.

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enlargeResult: a big change without major works

19- Result: a big change without major works- The choice of color sets the tone of your interior. The look of your staircase can be the theme of the decoration of the house.
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