Handrail - construction on the stairs and balconies in the form of vertical elements with handrail on top. The main purpose of railings - secure foothold when walking along the structure and prevent the fall of man beyond the perimeter of the structure. For manufacturing the railing using various materials. Main rail: metal railing (railing stainless steel, aluminum railing, forged railings, banisters of steel), the wooden railing. Often, during the construction of stair railings, banisters practiced a combination of different materials.
During the construction of stairs, manufacture and installation of handrails, paid no less attention than the construction of staircases. This is because the railing facilitate safe and convenient movement of the stairs. Railing keep a person from falling. In accordance with regulatory requirements, as well as the conditions of safe movement of on the stairs marches with more than three steps must be protected railing.
Railings are always in sight. They can not be hidden, but because the manufacture of handrails necessary to give a lot of attention. Depends on the type of railing the overall appearance of the stairs. The cross section of railing can be different: rectangular, square, round. The cross section of the railing, depending on the customer, can be the same along the entire length, and may vary. The most popular wood and metal railings, as well as combinations thereof.