Sanding, staining and painting wooden stairs

When painting wooden stairs, uniform coverage of the paint and permanent durability and abrasion resistance on the treads are important. The deletion can be done with or without sealing, which is primarily a matter of taste. In all cases, thorough preparation is required.

Paint or lasur

To swipe wooden stairs, either sealing staircoats and alternatively breathable glazes are used. Lacquered stairs are insensitive and require less care than lasered wood.

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To ensure adequate slip protection on the treads, special staircoats or glazes with blunt surface structures are recommended. If higher gloss and greater smoothness are desired, a special staircase protection such as protective coverings can be used.

So you can paint a wooden staircase

  • Abrasives 200er and 400er grain
  • stain
  • Primer or primer (€ 18.50 at Amazon *)
  • Acrylic varnish or
  • glaze
  • Possibly leveling and repair compound
  • Painting tools rollers / brushes
  • Grinding machine
  • Respiratory protection

1. Clean

To get a paintable surface, you have to get all wooden surfaces free of grease and dust. After any unevenness has been leveled out and cracks repaired, you can remove residual paint by grinding or stripping. You then have to remove the sanding dust from the wood surfaces you have worked on with a damp cotton cloth.

2. Sanding down

Depending on the condition of the wooden surfaces, first sand the treads with 200 grit and increase the grit to 400. If dirt or paint remains in the cracks and pores of the wood, use stain between the first and second sanding process.

3. Stripping

If you need to absorb the stairs, you only work with protective gloves and eye protection, as hez is very aggressive and harmful. Pay attention to good ventilation and let the stained wooden staircase dehydrate at least three days and trigger.

4. Prime

According to manufacturer, bring the primer or adhesion into one to two string passages.

5. Paint or laser

When painting the stairs you work from top to bottom and wear the color, the paint or the lasurus as thin as possible and several times.

Tips & Tricks If you need to use the stairs throughout, you can only delete the second stage in two passes. But remember the solvent dysfunction during the dry process.