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10 Ways to Freshen Up Outdated Banisters

The Family Handyman Logo By Hannah Louise of The Family Handyman | Slide 1 of 10: Iron spindles (or balusters) are a great way to add some luxury to your otherwise basic staircase. There are many styles available. A quick search of "metal stair spindles" on amazon.com gives you a lot of options. You'll have to remove your old spindles, but that's usually an easy DIY project. Embellish your stair risers at the same time for an extra upgrade. Annoyed by some squeaky stairs? No more! Here's how to quiet them.

Swap Your Wood Spindles for Iron Ones

Iron spindles (or balusters) are a great way to add some luxury to your otherwise basic staircase. There are many styles available. A quick search of "metal stair spindles" on amazon.com gives you a lot of options. You'll have to remove your old spindles, but that's usually an easy DIY project.

Embellish your stair risers at the same time for an extra upgrade.

Annoyed by some squeaky stairs? No more! Here's how to quiet them.

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