Timeless hardwood stair treads always in style. Especially the American Walnut, Black Walnut and cherry, birth, Brazil, Cypress, mahogany and maple, Bloodwood is all kind of good interior decoration for each project. Unfortunately this is not the cheapest lumber to work with. When you work your stair finishing and modernization, you can do it at a cheaper cost without losing in the design. One way to go about it using the construction grade type of material is more cost effective. Once you put the base, you can then include this foundation with hardwood. This will reduce the amount of expensive lumber you use, so that will reduce your costs by implementing it. Also due to the fact that the top layer is the wood, you will see a beautiful staircase as if they were completely made with the most expensive products.
You can find them in a variety of sizes, including 1″, 1.5″ and 2″ which, so you can customize the appearance and weight of the scale you just the way you want. Of course, the thicker they are, the more it will cost you. It also depends on the type of wood you get, you will see different color curtains you can use to your advantage to match well with the whole room.
Having this in your home will eliminate the use of the old carpet that needs a lot of cleaning and maintenance. Its installation is not very difficult, but it needs some knowledge and some tools to have around. If you are not sure if you are at the time to work, you can ask a carpenter of professional carpentry, who has done this many times, to install them. While on the surface it seems to cost you more, it will actually save you time, and you can be sure that you get a professional quality job that will last you for years to come.