Monthly Archives: June 2013

Stair Makeover – Replacing Wood Balusters with Wrought Iron Balusters

Replacing wood balusters with wrought iron balusters is one of the most common methods of upgrading an outdated balustrade.  This is not to say that wrought iron is superior to wood in general but sometimes wood balusters may have been damaged, broken, or they are simply outdated.  You  may be able to remedy this look… Read More »

Stair Makeover: Refinishing handrail

Although refinishing your existing stair is not in our best interest it very well may be in yours.  I mean that recommending this option may prevent you from buying any of our stair parts.  However, in all honesty this is often the best solution to dramatically improve your balustrade with the least expense possible and… Read More »

Stair Makeover: Part 1

You’re not the only thing that needs a makeover!  Actually, you probably don’t need one at all, but old, worn and outdated stairs can often use a little (or a lot) of freshening up.  Whether you want to make your home a better place to live or if you are trying to sell it, your stair and balustrades… Read More »

Adding a wood handrail to your existing iron balustrade

There are several reasons that people choose to upgrade their current system by combining wood and wrought iron railings.  If your existing balustrade is all metal, the simple addition of wood handrails can dramatically improve on the existing design with little cost and simple installation.  Wood handrails are larger, warmer to the touch, often more… Read More »

Inspirational Stair Design

Stairs and balustrades are one of the key architectural features of any multilevel structure.  As such they have experienced a long historical evolution from basic function to the artistic diversity we know today.  Their styles and designs are as wide ranging as the spaces which contain them; from the historical authentic, neotraditionalism with its borrowed… Read More »