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SMART Handrail Installation Across the UK

The SMART range of handrails that we offer combine elite design, quality and practicality. We are able provide a selection of stainless steel and timber handrails, all of which can be customised and altered to your taste, whether you are looking for a modern handrail or something more traditional, we can help elevate the aesthetics of your space.

Our stainless steel handrails are all available at grade 304 for internal use or 316 for external use, and come in a choice of finishes and diameters. Using our powder coat we can also customise your stainless steel handrail to match any colour you wish to perfectly compliment your space, this allows an original feel and defeats any worry of our work not fitting in with your style.

SMART Handrails offer strength, durability and style to match any balustrade – whether you are looking to choose the right style to pair with one of our balustrade systems or you’re just looking for handrails for your own DIY project, we are happy to help assist you in your choice according to your needs and wants. Not only are they a great investment, they also provide extra safety to your spaces to help avoid any falls and provide more of a grip.

We have successfully supplied and installed hundreds of handrails for our satisfied customers for use in a number of different applications, including care homes, schools and hotels. Our SMART Handrails are versatile, so they can be fitted to balustrades, walls, staircases, landings and along the floor to provide support, security and barriers where required.

Steel Handrails

Stainless Steel Handrails

At SMART, we offer a selection of rust-resistant stainless steel handrails suitable for indoor or outdoor spaces. For internal spaces, we can provide satin brushed (320 grit) grade 304 stainless steel. Externally, we offer grade 316 stainless steel either satin brushed or mirror polished finish to provide a glossy, contemporary look. Both options are available in 42mm and 48mm diameter.

Timber Frame Handrails

Timber Handrails

Our Timber Handrails are beautiful, stylish circular handrails that, with some maintenance, provide great longevity and durability. Our timber handrails have steel core rails built into the wood to provide additional strength, providing a great alternative to the classic balustrade look. We do not recommend the use of timber handrails outdoors, we recommend indoor use only as the natural timber can be susceptible to expansion and contraction when exposed to the Great British weather which can cause problems with the joints. We can provide handrails made from high quality timber in oak, ash, maple or beech, all available in 42mm and 48mm diameter.

Handrails for Frameless Balustrades

Handrails for Frameless Balustrades

Fully-frameless balustrades usually don’t have any handrails, hence them being completely frameless. However, semi-frameless balustrades don’t have any supporting posts but usually contain a handrail on top, be it stainless steel or timber. If you are looking for a completely seamless balustrade, take a look at our options here.

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 unrivaled quality and 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

Get In Touch

Have a question? Our friendly experts are always on hand to offer our insight and advice on any project be it large or small. We’re able to supply balustrades, handrails and other parts as well as offer full-service installation by our expert fitters for that added peace of mind. Also, if you have any balustrade projects coming up and want an estimate on pricing, you can also try out our 3D Balustrade Planner. Don’t hesitate to get in touch today to start your project!

Stair Rails

Balustrade Parts and Fixings

If it’s just handrails or other balustrade parts and fixings you’re looking for, we are also able to supply those too. We host a lot of products that are perfect for any size project, so just get in touch with our friendly team for some insight.

Take a look at our work

With hundreds of successful projects completed for our happy clients, it’s no wonder that we have gained a fantastic reputation within the balustrade industry. You can view our case studies to follow our projects from start to finish. Need some handrail inspiration? Then take a look at our gallery and wander through our previous projects.

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    Handrails FAQs

    Handrails can be fitted to a staircase in various ways, depending on the style you choose. For handrails that are to be attached to a wall there are various components, usually steel, which can be fitted to achieve a flush and smart finish. To fit a handrail on top of a staircase balustrade, we have different fixing details so that the handrail can sit flush against the glass for a seamless effect, or with some space left in between the glass panels for a modern and clean look.

    The easiest and most effective way to clean stainless steel handrails is simply with a clean, soft cloth or sponge, warm water and a mild detergent. Make sure to dry off the handrails afterwards, to prevent water marks appearing.

    For timber handrails, we recommend choosing a gentle cleaning method to protect the wood. A mild solution of water and vinegar can be used with a damp cloth to remove dirt and dust, and a routine of polishing will help to bring out the wood’s grain and keep it gleaming.

    There is no difference really. This is because handrails that are used for staircases can also be called stair rails or banisters. However, there are some building regulations that do need to be adhered to when fitting a handrail to a staircase, such as its shape, material used and height. Make sure to check building regulations first before purchasing handrails for use on staircases to ensure you are definitely buying the correct product.

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