Stainless steel railings provide long-term solutions for residential homes and indoor spaces. This type of metallic railing ensures durability and features contemporary designs that are suitable for sleek interior styles and layouts. From a safety perspective, stainless steel is highly resistant to moisture, corrosion, and debris. Considering these elements, this type of railing system is ideal for stairways, stages, decks, raised platforms, segregations, sectioning open floor plans, and boundaries along with entrances or exits.
An example of a project that showcases the benefits of stainless steel railings inside residential properties comes from Michael DeLuca, an Inline Design customer. Michael was looking to install stainless steel railings along the stairway entrance on the second story of his home. Additionally, he needed a sturdy handrail solution for the stairs.
The railing system installed on the second floor of the home serves dual purposes. First, the railing provides a safety barrier along the open stairway. Next, it marks the boundaries of the exit leading to the stairs. Starting with the foundation of the railing assembly, stainless steel end, corner, and mid posts were installed on the wood floor. Michael also added round covers to protect the base of each post. Roundtop rails were directly mounted on the wall and secured on the posts.
Stainless steel cable wires serve as the infill of the system. The thin cables help preserve the transparent features of the assembly and allow individuals walking up the stairs to see the next section of the home before reaching the second floor. Furthermore, people on the second floor can see ongoing activities around the top area of the stairs with minimal effort. Opting for thin, stainless steel cable wires as the infill of the railing assembly may also promote spaciousness in the area.
Lastly, he installed stainless steel round handrails on one side of the stairway. This component, which guides individuals walking up and down the stairs, was directly mounted on the wall using stainless steel wall brackets.
When installed inside homes, stainless steel railings can withstand mild cleaning solutions, humidity, light impacts, and stains (from food or drinks). Stainless steel l is recommended for handrails, posts, and other essential railing components requiring structural integrity. In addition to residential spaces, stainless steel railing assemblies are found in commercial buildings, public sites, industrial locations, beachfront properties, and more. To ensure extended durability, individuals may apply a passivation solution to clean and seal the components.