On Wed, 7 Sep 2016 12:24:14 -0700 (PDT), DerbyDad03
You didn't read the initial post? It's quoted right at the top of
your reply - but I will repeat it for you. Quoted from the OP:
"My husband and I have carpeted stairs made of paticle board. I'd
like to ditch the carpet, scrape out the staples, fill those particle
boards and paint the stairs."
Remove the carpet and the step hight is no longer "to code" if it
was before. Replacing the carpet with a stair tread cap brings it back
You guys have WAY too much spare time if you have to argue such arcane
points - without reading what you are complaining about even - - - -
On Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 8:19:39 PM UTC-4, email@example.com wrote:
Maybe I missed it again. Please point out where it says the carpet has
already been removed.
I read exactly what it says and didn't assume anything that wasn't written.
They *have* (present tense) carpeted stairs, they would *like to* (a desire
to do something sometime in the future) remove it.
I think you might be being a bit AR here. We all know that the carpet
is or was there. But after removal she wants to know how to deal with
the PB steps. And for that matter, if they don't remove the carpet to
some degree it would be hard to determine that particle board is under
the carpet. A N D that seems to no longer be a mystery.
I don't no and don't care. :-)
I posted it as a response to what I thought was an absurd question.
There is no way on earth the painted particle board won't look like $h!t
no matter how much work they put into it. And if by some miracle from
the Bondo gods they got it smooth and hard enough to look good, the time
and energy could've been spent tearing out the particle board and doing
"Playing is not something I do at night, it's my function in life"
On 9/6/2016 2:33 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
FWIW the OP did not mention what the stairs should look like completed,
just what filler to use and what kind of paint.
Particle board obviously holds up, it has done so up to this point. A
good deck should provide wear protection, like the carped did.
I would not do this as I would like the stairs to look good but who
knows, maybe these stairs go down to an unfinished basement.
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