Having dark wood stairs with white risers may brighten a poorly lit or a tight stairway and it makes the place to have a spacious feel. It can accentuate darker stain found at the step and it may accentuate dark wood stairs or nearby walls that have been deeply colored. Choosing white stairs is mostly the choice of the person and it can be used to satisfy the subjective aesthetic with personal preferences. However to start to paint, a person has to sand, prime and to paint and this is universal. The white risers may do many things to make your room bright but you have to know that you should be ready to maintain it so that it can look the same for long.