Steps of the stairs have a rounded bullnose-most protruding edge of the stairs. This provides a solution for those who do not want the carpet “cascade” or have loose-fitting carpet on the stairs. Installing a bullnose carpet stair treads step is relatively simple. Remove the carpet stair treads, if necessary, using a lever. Place a pry bar between the bottom of the footprint of the original staircase and where the edge of the nail treads of the stairs to the development ladder. Pull the old staircase stairs stepping outside the frame and remove any nails left with a hammer.
Measure the width of the bullnose carpet stair treads with a tape measure and record the number. Measure the depth needed for the passage of the stairs, placing the tip of the tape against the back of the ladder frame and extending through the flat base of the stairs where the tread nailed down. Add 1 inch to the measurement for projection.
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Drill several holes 1/16 inch pilot through the top of the bullnose carpet stair treads approximately ½ inch from the edge at each end of the tread. Place the bullnose step on the ladder and secure the tread to the stairs with nails or screws and a hammer or drill.
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