Sanded, restained all my wood and I waxed it real good!
I also learned 101 mistakes to AVOID when sanding, restaining and waxing your wood real good.
Tip: When you paint your stairs from bottom to top:
Do NOT for get to pick up the dog first, or he'll stand at the bottom of the stairs pissed off and barking for the next 4 hours whilst the stairs dry.
... just so you know.