Handrails are an integral part of staircase design in Melbourne. Handrails provide support and safety and are an essential functional element of any staircase.
Stairworks offers a range of handrail designs and profiles, from pencil round to bevelled to complement your staircase design.
Stairworks handrails can be shaped from timber or stainless steel and used alongside many different balustrades, depending on the size of the stair railing. The Stairworks team of Melbourne stair design professionals will help you determine the best choice of staircase handrails for your needs.
Timber handrails are a versatile and popular choice that suit almost any stair design in Melbourne. Various finishes, profiles and mouldings are available to enhance your timber handrail. There are three ways to finish timber handrails in Melbourne – by painting, staining or varnishing. The type of finish dictates the type of timber you should choose, with pine best for painting and exotic or quality native timber species best for staining and varnishing.
Stainless steel handrails are a popular choice for modern and contemporary staircases in Melbourne and are available in a round or square profiles and a range of diameters. Stainless steel handrails are available in a polished finish (chrome finish) and a satin finish (matte finish), so you can ensure the handrail complements finishes in other areas of your home.
Timber Handrails Melbourne
Offering a wide variety of profiles and mouldings, timber handrails may be handcrafted from any timber species and will suit all styles of staircase, making this truly bespoke addition to your staircase the perfect choice for many. At Stairworks we offer six timber handrail profiles, with choices ranging from bevelled to pencil round. Timber handrails can be stained or painted to finish, so you can determine how best to integrate this crucial element of your staircase into the overall design of your home.
Stainless Steel Handrails Melbourne
A reliable, safe and modern alternative to traditional timber handrails, stainless steel handrails are typically coupled with glass balustrades for a sleek and sophisticated design choice. Available in both square and round profiles, and chrome or satin finishes, a stainless-steel handrail will best suit modern or contemporary staircases and will provide your home with a sense of understated efficiency and practicality. Stainless steel is a strong and durable product that will ensure your staircase remains the centrepiece of your home in years to come.