How Long Does It Take to Install Hardwood Stairs?

Are you thinking of adding hardwood stairs to your home? Or, maybe you want to build some on for a deck? Either way, you may be asking yourself, ‘how long does it take to install hardwood stairs? Keep scrolling below to find out.

The Time It Takes

When it comes to installing hardwood stairs, the time it takes vary. On average, an installation crew can take anywhere from five hours to up to three days.

The Depending Factors

So why do some hardwood stair installations take five hours while others can take up to three days? Truthfully, many different depending factors can cause the time to fluctuate. When installing your stairs, you need to consider these factors:

  • The area, space or room
  • The type of wood stairs
  • Measuring and cutting
  • Building and installing
  • The drying or settling
  • Refinishing time (if you want to have a stain on top)
  • The team’s expertise

The Team Your Work With

Even though some wood stair installations can take five hours, that does not always mean you are getting the best quality. The only way to truly know what you are paying for is by researching the team you hire. You want a team that knows not only the ins and outs of hardwood flooring but also stair building. This is extremely important because your safety and your family or guests’ safety is at stake if they are not installed correctly. Before going with the first contractor you find, research around, check out social media and Google and ask for recommendations.

If you live in Belleville, O’Fallon, Edwardsville or the surrounding areas, you do not have to look far to find the right team to help you install hardwood stairs because the team at Valor Home Services has your back. For more information, give us a call today.