I'm ripping out the carpet and installing hardwood risers and treads on
my stairs. I've removed carpet from two stairs thus far to see what I'm
up against and it's all rough constructed finish. Though the treads and
risers will be the easier part, I am unsure of how to approach the
stringers on each side. I don't know if I should paint or put a thin
boards to cover up. The treads will be oak with a honey maple finish and
I'm uncertain what stain I want for the risers but it won't be white.
Therefore, I don't want the stringers to be white, at least I can't
envision it looking good.
Here are a few pictures of how it looks.
What would everyone else suggest?