Update on Cable Railing

Cable Railing Update We are pleased to announce two exciting new developments within the Wagner Companies cable rail offering which will make cable railing projects easier and more economical going forward.  Intermediate Post Spacing Increased to 48”  Required tension on cable reduced to 225 lbs. Intermediate posts/supports can now be spaced up to […]

How Do You Avoid a Railing “Fail”?

There are many ways to “fail” when specifying a railing. Choosing the wrong parts for your application is key among them. The Wagner Companies has the expertise and product availability to meet your requirements for the design and installation of a handrail or guard that meets the building codes. Wagner has a range of products […]

Wagner Recognized as Eco-Friendly Manufacturer

Thanks to Control Solutions Inc for including us in their list of 10 Eco-Friendly Manufacturers. THE WAGNER COMPANIES Started as a blacksmith shop in 1850, this family-owned business in Milwaukee manufactures metal products, including those used for handrails. Over the past decade, Wagner, led by CEO Bob Wagner, has been actively been implementing green business […]

OSHA Railing Requirements

Note: OSHA updated their requirements on Jan. 17. 2017. Click here to read about the update. Warning: If you think OSHA is a small town in Wisconsin, you’re in trouble The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is part of the U.S. Department of Labor. OSHA railing requirements are put forward in their “1910.23 Guarding Floor […]

PanelGrip for Glass Railing Saves Time

Over five years ago, Iron Images of Tallahassee, Florida did one of their first PanelGrip Dry Glaze installations. Here’s a video of the install to show how easy it was for them to install a glass railing using PanelGrip instead of anchor cement. They saved time in their installation. We have continued to improve the product […]

Lumenrail Light Stick vs. a Baseball Bat

Ever wonder how Wagner’s Lumenrail® would stand up to a baseball bat? Now you know. Lumenlinear™ Our Lumenrail illuminated handrail system uses solid-state LED technology. This achieves fabulous lighting performance in a minimal form factor. Illuminated handrail is the perfect platform to deliver primary or supplemental lighting to your space. It often eliminates the need for […]

Introduction to Building Codes

What are building codes? Why do we have them? Why can’t we just build buildings however we want? These are some of the questions that this webinar set will help you to answer. The regulation of the way buildings are built in the United States is unique, compared to other industries and even other countries. […]

Festivus Poles 10th Anniversary at The Wagner Companies

Selling Festivus Poles started out as a laugh for Seinfeld fans. However they continues to be the gift that keeps on giving! As we celebrate our 10th year as the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of aluminum Festivus Poles. First introduced to the world during the Dec. 17, 1997 episode of the classic comedy series “Seinfeld”, […]

Clarifying Handrail Bracket Clearance

Handrail Bracket Clearance: Required clearance between a handrail and other building elements continues to confound and confuse. Here’s a quick review of where present codes now stand. The 1992 Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) stated that there was to be an absolute dimension of 1-1/2″ between a handrail and a wall. This was […]

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LEGATO RAILING COLLECTION

Straightforward installation and the ability to customize your look.

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Lighted Railing Installation

Installation instructions for Lumenrail®

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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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