This will be the season finale about the stairs. The wrap up. The final curtain call. The last edition.

The last time I will mention and show pictures.

Bahahaha, who am I kidding?

I love these stairs so much that you will see sneaks and peeks forever. 🙂

Before I jump into the financials of everything, I wanted to show you one of the things that made these steps amazing.

After the carpet was ripped off, I noticed that the stairs were not snug up against the edges. Not a big problem considering each and everyone one of them would be replaced.

Steve meticulously measured and remeasured each and every one of those treads and risers before cutting them so that they fit perfectly.

See the difference?

That is the sign of a craftsman. Thank you for all of your hard work Steve. : )

Without further delay, here is the bullet point lists of costs for supplies:

  • 16 pine treads $170
  • 17 pine risers $119
  • 1 quart of stain $34
  • 1 quart of paint $12
  • 1 can of wipe on polyurethane $12
  • 2 packages of protective gloves $12
  • 1 can of mineral spirits $5
  • 2 packages of 80 to 120 grit sandpaper $6
  • 1 new brush for staining $8
  • 1 tube of tub and tile caulk $free from Steve
  • 1 small jar of wood putty $4
  • 1 small tub of spackling $8

Grand Total: $390

Time it took from the beginning of the project to the final touch ups? Realistically, about 3 weeks.

Time it took if we would have worked night and day, never eaten, slept or seen our loved ones…..2 days.

Remember the show with Ty Pennington, Extreme Makeover? They built an entire house in 7 days. I guess none of them had loved ones.  ha.

Happy Monday everyone and thank you all for following along and your wonderful comments.  I love hearing from all of you!

Wendy