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Easy Home Stair Railing Remodel: Install a Striking Metal Railing

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28 Aug

Do you love your beautiful staircase, but your handrails and balusters are old or outdated? Then, a stair railing remodel is the perfect project for you. Whether pre-designed or custom-made, a metal handrail system from Artistic Stairs is a great start. A metal stair railing offers robustness and a range of looks from traditional to ultra-modern.

Let’s outline some unique designs for installing a metal railing with metal balusters for a modern rustic look.


Metal Stair Railing System Options

Metal has been around for millennia as one of the most durable materials.

Wrought Iron

This type of metal is made with very little carbon and is therefore considered an iron compound. In contrast, cast iron has a much higher carbon amount. Many consider wrought iron to look like wood in disguise, as it has a rustic, grainy texture to it. Likewise, wrought iron balusters come in a plethora of designs and widths, along with powder-coated finishes available.

Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is also very low in carbon. Essentially, stainless steel makes a great outdoor and indoor metal railing material. It’s an affordable metal and is corrosion resistant. Yes, outdoor stainless steel railings and balusters will rust, but can be easily polished and repaired. A variety of shapes and widths give stainless steel its classic and clean look.


This metal is one of the most modern materials in the home décor and stair industry. Usually made of aluminum or iron, a cable railing and balusters offers an ultra-lux and sleek contemporary design. Do you have young children in your house? Cable railings are safe and extremely durable. Cable has been held to higher quality standards than other materials, making it a great choice for a metal railing.

Ask a stair expert about custom etchings or engravings such as your last name’s first initial on your stair railing remodel!

Metal Balusters (Balusters)

Just like the metal railing itself, the individual balusters or balusters can be pre-designed for you, or custom-made. A wide range of widths, designs, and even engravings are possible with different types of metal.

View modern railing designs to get ideas on balusters for your stair railing to remodel. Similarly, you can look through this our ornamental metal railing gallery for equally stunning metal baluster design ideas. Nothing beats the dependability and life of good-quality metal balusters.

Pre-Designed or Custom Metal Stair Railing Remodel

Are you feeling inspired?

Are you looking to restore parts of your home, but don’t want to do a complete interior makeover? Staircases and stair railings make a statement, so make one now by doing a staircase or stair railing remodel. Renovating individual stair parts, such as installing a metal railing, is a simple way to give your home a décor appeal boost. Plus, it can increase the value of your home equally as much as installing an entirely new staircase.

Are you looking for a high-quality local metal fabricator to install a stair railing system? Artistic Stairs has built and renovated metal stair railing systems all over the country for residential and commercial spaces. Whether you are looking to install a metal stair railing system indoor or outdoor, commercially or residentially, Artistic Stairs has you covered.

Contact our expert team of builders and designers to discuss price, project length, materials, and more for your metal railings.