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Eureka Forge focuses on every detail associated with hand rails including height, structural support, width, design and fabrication.

A hand rail or stair rail is a railing which is used to provide stability for the staircase; a handrail also provides safety for people who are going up and down the stairs. Most stairs have handrails. Whether the stairs are found in a subway tunnel, the entrance to a school, in a business, or in a home, hand railings will probably be present.

Most people don't think too much about handrails. Handrails can be made from a variety of materials including metal, stainless steel, and  iron. Some handrails are quite ornate and others are made to be functional.

In most cases, the design of the handrails and the materials from which it is made will depend upon where the rail will be used. In public places, there are certain regulations that must be met when the handrails are installed.

For example, a handrail must meet certain standards as far as the dimensions go.  The width of the handrail affects hand placement, which is an important feature of a stair rail. There is also a height standard to most stair rails.

At Eureka Forge, we specialize in all facets of stair rails including design and fabrication. If you are in need of hand railing for your home or business, give us a call at 636-271-3200 or fill out the contact sheet here and we will get back with you.

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Eureka Forge has built an international reputation for their design and quality in producing custom architectural metalwork

Eureka Forge has built an international reputation for their design and quality in producing custom architectural metalwork, winning top awards from both the American Institute of Architects and the National Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association. They've become well known for their elegant, tight-curved, sweeping staircase railings.

Eureka Forge tackles both indoor and outdoor metalwork projects of all kinds, making gates, fences, furniture and even sculpture. Much of their work blends decorative elements such as vines, scrolls, flowers and birds with the functional aspects, resulting in spectacular finished pieces.

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To find out more about Eureka Forge, call 636-271-3200 or visit their website.

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Eureka Forge designs and fabricates residential and commercial stairs.

Eureka Forge will design and fabricate all types of complete ornamental and structural type stairs. This includes residential and commercial grand stairs as well as access stairs and platforms, ladders, and other means of egress. We offer stairs with open risers, exposed treads and risers, full curbs and single center and side stringers with cantilevered treads.

At Eureka Forge, we truly forge from your imagination.

Give us a call at (636) 271-3200 or fill out the contact form here.

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