(Closed) Outdated railing, ideas?

posted 4 years ago in Home
Post # 2
8880 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

trying to place the decade of that railing.  looks 70’s?

are you trying to do this yourself or hire a contractor/handy man?

i say, start off at home depot/lowes and see what styles of stair rails they offer and find one you like.


Post # 4
2647 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012 - Southern California

Can you put a baby gate at the bottom & top of the stairs to keep him from even having the opportunity to fall through?

Post # 5
6005 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

LadySmurph:  They do sell railings or railing parts at Home Depot. I really like the look of glass and am thinking about doing that in our converted-to-a-master-bedroom attic.

Post # 6
46670 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Ideally to modernize the look, I would do a metal rail and tempered glass panel, but that is going to cost more than your budget.

I would take your pic, go to the home store and ask their suggestions for something temporary that would look nice and work with your budget.

Post # 8
366 posts
Helper bee

For affordability, you could buy 2, two or three inch wide strips of flat metal that are the length of the staircase, paint them a fun color, and then fasten each one so they’re halfway up each side of the triangles.

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