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Commercial and Residential Handrail Colour Options

Handrails can take your home or space to new heights with different colour options, adding a touch of character to your stairs. A change of colour on your handrail is not only a boost to the aesthetic of the area but also a key safety feature. With a handrail you’re able to prevent falling, but also a different colour may appear easier to people affected by poor sight. 

Our SMART range of handrails offer quality, practicality and colour. We are able to provide various materials from stainless steel to timber which can be personalised for your taste and the environment they’ll be surrounded by. Whether you’re looking for a handrail that is more of a traditional colour to something sleek to elevate your space, we’re able to provide it with unrivalled service.

Steel Handrails

Stainless Steel Handrail Colours

Our stainless steel handrails are perfect for internal and external use and come in a variety of finishes and sizes. By utilising our powder coat we are able to customise your stainless steel handrail to fit your space perfectly, whether you’re after something dark and moody or a bright and light feel. With the option to change your steel handrail you are able to keep your space safe and attractive.

Timber Frame Handrails

Timber Handrail Colours

If you’re looking for a beautiful, stylish and natural handrail, then timber is the perfect choice. Our timber handrails contain a steel core built into the wood to provide additional strength and protection. As a more indoor handrail, timber can really bring a more natural feel to your space in a variety of different wood colours. From high quality oak to ash, maple or beech, our timber handrails will provide unique colours and wood patterns. All of our timber handrails are available in 42mm and 48mm diameter.

Timber Handrails

Handrail Customisation – Mix and Match

Our strong and stylish handrails are available to be customised to your needs. We are able to mix wood and steel to provide you with the perfect natural feel of timber and the safety and structure of steel. With the options to have different colour wood and to choose any colour with powder coated steel, you can truly personalise your handrail to fit your space and style. Whether it’s for your company building or just a handrail for your own DIY project, we are able to produce and fit the perfect handrail at competitive prices.

Handrail Installation Service Across the UK

With our combined experience of 170 years in the balustrade industry, our expert team can help you from start to finish of your project whilst providing you with unrivalled quality at great prices. All of our work we do is covered under our guarantee, which will let you rest easy and know that you’re going to receive unmatched quality in our products and excellent service. If you would like a second opinion, feel free to read some of our excellent TrustPilot reviews.

Frameless Handrails

Need some expert advice?

In need of more information or have any questions? Our expert team is always here to help you and answer any queries on your project – big or small. We’re able to provide more than just handrail colours. From balustrades to Juliet balconies, we take pride in our excellent rated service as you can see in our TrustPilot reviews.

Want to meet our satisfied customised handrail clients?

We have gained a fantastic reputation from the abundance of successful projects our expert team have completed for our happy clients. No matter the size of your project, we’re available to help you complete it. Take a look at our case studies to follow our projects from drawing board to completion or explore our previous projects in our gallery.

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    Handrail Colour FAQs

    Between 900mm and 1000mm from the pitch line of the stairs is the height you should fit a handrail. This is approximately 39.4-39 inches and provides the perfect height for holding onto the handrail, providing the optimum safety.

    It is best to get a handrail installed professionally with a company such as ourselves to provide excellent safety and strong materials. However, if you are capable of doing it yourself, make sure you always have somebody with you for safety and use the appropriate tools and equipment. A quick route of installing a handrail is:

    • Locate and mark studs with a stud finder
    • Cut your handrail to the appropriate length
    • Mark the handrail height 
    • Mark the locations for brackets
    • Attach the handrail brackets to the wall
    • Attach the handrail to the secure brackets

    For your home, especially if you’re trying to sell a house, you will most likely need a handrail. If your home has three steps or fewer, you do not need to install a handrail. However, if you have four or more then you must have a handrail mounted on at least one side if the stairway is less than 44 inches wide. If the stairwell is open, you must have a handrail there. If the stairs are more than 1000mm wide, then it must have a handrail on both sides. 

    If you have stainless steel handrails, you can clean them the same as ones that aren’t powdered. Simply clean them with a soft cloth or sponge and warm water with a mild detergent. You can then dry them afterwards to prevent water marks appearing.

    For timber handrails it is recommended to approach cleaning with a gentle method, to protect the wood. Using a mild solution of water and vinegar with a damp cloth to remove the dirt and dust is safe to do. To keep the wood gleaming and bring out its grain, make sure to practice a routine of polishing.

    Find out more about handrail colours on our blog!

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