Lying stair treads rubber is not difficult, and the process of making supplies can be picked up at a hardware or home improvement. Clean the stairs, and repair damaged or worn areas. Use epoxy putty nose to nose repair the ladder, so that the surface is uniform and smooth. Fill in all spaces stair nose to nose putty before installing the steps. Fill cracks and holes with compound subfloor and let it dry completely.
Cut the treads to size with a knife. Trimming the edges to ensure even for each individual tread band and tight fit. Apply adhesive rubber to a stair step, completely coating the surface. Adhesive spread on the back side of the stair treads rubber. Starting with the nose, the tread placed in position, and winding the tread toward the riser.
Press firmly to eliminate air pockets and when the stair treads rubber is put in its final resting position. Roll the air bubbles from under the tread, pressing firmly with a hand roller after each installation tread. Apply adhesive in two stages and two steps at a time, starting at the top and work your way down. Use a cloth dampened with denatured alcohol to clean any excess adhesive from the stairs before it dries.