The Benefits of Stainless Steel Railings for Your Vancouver Home

December 2nd, 2014 | in Panorama Glass Blog

Stainless steel railings can be used on both the interior and exterior of your Vancouver home. It’s not unusual for modern Vancouver homes to make use of the many benefits of stainless steel railings, especially homes where a clean, modern, and sleek design adds to the beauty of a home. If you’re considering your options for railings, stainless steel is a good one for a number of reasons.

The Look 

If your home has a modern, sophisticated look, stainless steel railings will look simply perfect. You can combine stainless steel with just about any other material to make staircases look refined as well as modern. Wooden staircases look great with stainless steel railings and carpeting is also well accented with some bare stainless steel. Any Vancouver home where the aesthetic uses fine lines, geometric shapes, and modern design will look great with stainless steel railings. And if you like the slightly industrial look that is popular today, you can make stainless steel work with that aesthetic as well.

Care and Longevity 

Stainless steel doesn’t just look great when it’s new, either. It keeps looking shiny and new. Stainless steel railings are easy to maintain and polish with just a quick wipe with a clean, dry cloth. And the durability of steel speaks for itself. You won’t need to replace or repair your railings for a very long time.


It’s fairly easy to customize stainless steel railings to any space. Whether you need a railing for a unique spiral staircase or you want a railing along a catwalk or upper walkway, you can use stainless steel.

Available Options

One of the advantages of using stainless steel railings are the available options. With stainless steel you have the choices of adding bars, glass or cable systems as part of the design features. Each of these options creates its own interesting look and feel that will be completely unique. Stainless steel can really add to any urban environment or even to a beach setting, where rust won’t ever be an issue. Plus with the many accessories, like handrail supports, finials and clips, you can create a one of a kind look for your home or office space.

Environmentally Friendly

Another advantage is that stainless steel is an environmentally friendly product, which is a growing concern for people looking to remodel. These railings are affordably priced and can be custom made for any space. Stainless steel railings are very durable and compared to other building materials you pay a lower cost for the life of the product.

Stainless steel is the most durable material you can use for railings. It has high tensile strength and can withstand all kinds of weather. It’s also rust proof, making it perfect for outdoor use. When building a stair railing system, strength is critical to unsure that it remains safe and reliable over a long period of time.

The Cost 

Stainless steel railings are also a very cost effective option for Vancouver homeowners. When you compare prices, you come out better off with stainless steel railings.

Stainless steel railings are a great option for just about any home. Consider what they can do to improve the look and safety of your home.

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