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The Complete Beginner’s Guide To Metal Railings

When it comes to railings, there are times where a simple wood railing will suffice but metal railings are an excellent solution for your home and business. Here are the basic things you need to know. Material You have several options when choosing which metal you would like to use for your metal railing — […]

PanelGrip® Fits Perfectly in Airport Terminals

Dry Glaze Railing Solution Speeds Installation at World’s Busiest Airport Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta is the busiest passenger airport terminals in the world, with 2,500 arrivals and departures and serving an astounding 250,000 passengers daily. So when Stainless Fabricators Inc. won the bid to install railings at the facility’s brand new international terminal, it represented […]

Does Lumenrail® Meet ADA Requirements?

The simple answer is “yes”. As long as you keep within the ranges defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design (ADASAD), Lumenrail will meet the ADA requirements for handrail graspability. The ADASAD notes that handrail must be between 1-1/4 and 2 inches in diameter. Wagner Lumenrail utilizes slotted tube within those […]

Illuminated Railings for Dramatic Aesthetics While Meeting Safety Requirements

And What You Stand to Gain with A Partner Experienced in Lighting and Railings Many factors define a successful product. For railing systems, life safety, code compliance, and aesthetics rise to the top. Illuminated hand rail is steadily increasing in building and site design following dramatic growth in small form factor LED fixtures and continual […]

Three Things You Don’t Want To Hear About Your Handrail

With building codes and standards determining when, where, and how and handrail should be installed, there’s always a potential that you might not meet some requirement. Here are three things you don’t want to hear about your handrail. 1. It’s too big Handrail graspability is referenced in all of the building codes and the Americans […]

Planning to Age in Place? Check Your Handrails.

I was reading this article in the New York Times about aging in place: Planning to Age in Place? Find a Contractor Now As our population ages, many are moving into homes that are more accessible with fewer stairs to climb.While you’re at it, don’t overlook your handrails. However, if the choice is to “age in […]

O Canada

Recently, I spent a week in Toronto doing “Lunch and Learns” at architectural firms. I’ve been doing this for years in the U.S. – primarily on the building codes as they apply to handrail and guards. However, the International Building Codes don’t apply to our northern neighbors which meant I needed to learn about the […]

4 Ways Handrail Could Leave You Needing a Lawyer

Handrail liability will tend to fall on the fabricator/installer. As the railing “expert”, you will be expected to be the one to assure a safe handrail is installed. Here are four ways handrail could leave you needing an attorney. Not having one Handrails provide guidance and support while using ramps and stairs. Not having one […]

Railing Definitions — Guard, Handrail, Guardrail?

Railing is a term that gets tossed around a lot but do you understand that there are different types of railings? Let’s take a look at railing definitions. Wagner’s been involved with railings since the beginning. Julius Wagner was making railings as far back as 1850. However, railing definitions have changed over the years. Most […]

May the Fourth Be With You

As we celebrate “Star Wars” day, I present to you one of my favorite railing photos. I’ve mentioned before how I tend to see railings everywhere — in particular in movies and television. This particular one makes me laugh for two reasons. First is that as an area not open to the general public, this […]

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