In my house I am almost always the first one up. As I walk down the stairs to get my coffee it is comforting to know that in the mid 1800s the builders did their job well. There are no creaks when I step (except from me) and the rise and run of the stair are quite comfortable. Friends, family and clients I know aren’t always so lucky, especially if their stairs were built in the late 1700s and early [...]