Choosing a handrail style

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Handrails are subtle and understated parts of your homes. It is one of those things that people don’t really care about unless they are very particular about design. Handrails can elevate the look of your home. Changing the color, material, and style can instantly dictate the vibe you are trying to give off. Choosing the design of your handrail is more important than you think. It’s not merely about design, but also about safety. You should not just brush off the idea of giving a hard look at this seemingly unimportant aspect of your home.  

Here are some pointers to consider in choosing the right handrail style for you.  

1.    Look for inspiration online.  

You have to decide on what look you are going for. Do you want a minimalist home? Do you want an eccentric artsy abode? Do you prefer a shocking pop of color in every area of your house? These questions will help you determine what style you should be looking for.  

If you are into a minimalist aesthetic, maybe you should choose a material like glass or design with clean lines. 

If you are a little bit adventurous, then you can perhaps opt for a dashing red handrail. 

2.    Consider the members of your household.  

This is a vital thing to take note of. If you have little kids inside the house, you must consider this factor in choosing your handrail. You need softer materials and safer styles. You probably should veer away from materials like glass and metal, and pointy edges.  

3.    Set a specific budget. 

It is a common mistake of homeowners to choose their design first and not consider the budget they have. You have to note that different styles and materials have different costs. You might really like a particular model, but the amount you need to have this implemented could be outrageous. Remind yourself that style, function, and practicality are all parts of the equation.  

4.    Choose a trusted supplier.  

You may not realize it now, but handrail is an essential part of your home. It adds value, safety, and style. You need to have experts who will ensure the quality of their work, especially if you have kids. Imagine the tragedy of your kids running around and pushing each other down the stairs, and the handrail suddenly falls off. An improperly installed handrail can lead to accidents and injuries.  

If you are building a home or redecorating, iStairs, Inc. is a company you can surely rely on. We offer different styles for different budget and needs. We serve both residential and commercial clients. We even have custom-made stairs available to suit your specific needs. You can visit our showroom to see the range of styles that we have. You can also call us at 844-STAIR-4U or visit our Facebook and Twitter for information about our services. You can get a cost estimate of your project by simply submitting our form. Update the look of your home today, and turn it from drab to fab!