The front stairway is often the first impression - especially for renters. It is important that the stairs be safe and visually appealing for all. A walk through our neighborhood reveals that several stairwells could benefit from remedial work. One easy step is to simply apply waterproofing stain (clear) to prevent moisture from eroding the woodwork. After an hour's worth of labor and some materials, this stairwell is new and improved! See the before, after, and post rainstorm (where you see the telltale beading of water).