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Stock Components or Custom, Legato™ Is Your Glass Post Railing Solution

Stock Legato Here at R&B Wagner, we’re always looking for better ways to help you get the job done in the most efficient manner. One of the ways we help you achieve this is by developing entire railing systems that can be purchased online, allowing you to intuitively choose specific components for your job, saving […]

5 Easy Steps to Measure For Stair Railing

Whether you are purchasing individual components or an entire railing system, there are a few measurements that are needed to ensure the railing purchased is a proper fit. Each set of stairs is unique. Ensuring you have the correct dimensions is the first step in properly specifying any railing system. Let’s first review the key […]

Why ADA Stair Handrail Guidelines Are Not as Bad as You Think

By definition, handrails are in place to provide guidance. They are required on stairs with two or more risers and ADA ramps with a rise greater than 6 inches. Handrails are required on both sides of stairs and ramps. They are placed between 34 inches and 38 inches above the leading edge of a stair […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Top Railing for Glass Railings

Over the years, there has been confusion on whether a top railing was required in glass railings. In my opinion, it was required. In 2009, the International Building Code (IBC) in 2009, which allowed for an exception. The exception? There was no top rail requirement when using laminated, tempered or heat-strengthened glass. But, since 2015, […]

Putting Metal Finishing First

Aesthetic Appeal Plays a Central Role at R & B Wagner If you think about fabricating steps in order, you will most likely think about metal finishing last. Short of a final inspection and packaging, it is last. In many shops, finishing is an entry-level position. While not an afterthought, a nice appearance is often […]

Wagner Focuses on Sustainability

Green Building Practices The Wagner Companies has been implementing more green business practices since 2004. We continue this endeavor by focusing on sustainability.  At that time, we first participated in the State’s Focus on Energy program. As a result, we have upgraded to more energy-efficient lighting, and hot-water boiler and air compressor systems. We also […]

The Beauty and Safety of LED-Lighted Railings

Stairs That Get Stares LED lights incorporated into railing offer a winning package of elegance and security. There are many different styles, and may be positioned for maximum brightness and convenience. Indeed, they’re ideal for both internal and external applications. Wagner Architectural Systems offers an especially sophisticated option for lit railing: the Lumenpod 28. The […]

Medical Facility Safety Lighted Handrails

Is It Safe? In a hectic medical facility, nothing matters more than safety. But, staff and visitors often have more immediate and pressing concerns. Imagine the fallout of these common situations: A nurse rushes to relieve her co-worker and loses his/her footing on a back stairway. A patient is bringing themselves to the emergency room. […]

Wagner Companies Announces New VP of Innovation & Engineering

Senior Product Engineering Manager, Michael MacLeish, Promoted at Wagner With great enthusiasm R&B Wagner announces the promotion of Senior Product Engineering Manager, Michael MacLeish to Vice President of Innovation and Engineering. Michael accepts this new position at Wagner with over 30 years of experience in engineering, design and product development. Throughout his time at R&B […]

3 Ways Lighted Rail Leads the Way

Shedding Light on Why Lighting Designers Choose Lumenrail When it comes to shorter hours of daylight, here at Wagner we choose to look on the bright side. After all, darkness gives us more time to appreciate the benefits and the beauty of Lumenrail®, our illuminated handrail systems! For safety and wayfinding after sundown, nothing offers […]

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LEGATO RAILING COLLECTION

Straightforward installation and the ability to customize your look.

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Lighted Railing Installation

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Cable Railing Installation

Learn about Ultra-tec® cable cutting, swaging measurements and how to install cable railing.

 

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