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Why You Need a Staircase and Banister Specialist

Whether you are considering building a new staircase, or repairing and restoring an existing one, the quality of design, construction and installation is a vital concern.

There are a number of situations that might require a staircase and banister specialist, from taking on a large-scale building project to repairing weak and creaking steps. Staircase specialists possess a unique level of craftsmanship to ensure that stairs act as not just a functional connection between living levels, but that they also meet your aesthetic design requirements. There is a variety of designs and types, from modern staircases and banisters to rustic ones, and from spiral to traditional L-shape. Whatever your needs, a staircase specialist can advise on the best design and materials for you.

What Does a Staircase and Banister Specialist Do?

Building a new staircase — or repairing an existing one — is a task that requires specialist knowledge. Design, comfort and, of course, safety, all play a major role. Some of the services that staircase fitters and staircase remodel contractors might offer include:

  • Staircase and banister design: Every staircase build starts with a design. During planning, certain dimensions must be observed to ensure smooth and safe access to living areas. Staircase and banister contractors can create floor plan designs that consider various staircase layouts to determine what will work best for the space available. If you also want to install staircase lighting, your specialist will be able to ensure your staircase design can accommodate it.
  • Staircase and banister installation: Building a new staircase involves following a careful process. Precise planning and measurements are critical, as even a small error can compromise the safety of your stairs. When calculating steps, the amount of space available will determine the shape and slope ratio of the staircase. A staircase specialist will consider all these aspects in the design, production and installation of your stairs, in addition to mounting the banister and fitting its spindles.
  • Fitting and safety regulations: Your staircase specialist will ensure that your staircase is fitted securely and according to safety regulations. Stair and banisters fitters will ensure the various guidelines are adhered to, preventing slips and falls.
  • Advice on the right type of staircase: When building a new staircase, it’s important to understand that staircases come in many different shapes and sizes. The shape of your stairs will depend on the space you have available and the size of your room. You can choose from spiral stairs, straight stairs, L-shaped stairs, curved staircases and many other options besides, but it’s important to make sure you have the space and foundations to accommodate them.
  • Advice on the right material for your staircase: Just as with stair types, there’s a lot of variety when it comes to the material your staircase is made from. Glass, steel and wood will all give your home a unique aesthetic and will require different means of construction — staircase and banister fitters can provide advice on what’s right for you.

Finding a Staircase and Banister Specialist Near You?

Installing and repairing staircases and banisters requires a very specific skill set. A carpenter or joiner will often specialise, and it’s important you find someone who has experience doing the job you need. At HaMuch, our tradesmen are all carefully vetted, ensuring you find a person capable of doing the work. Whether you’re looking for banister repair, new staircase installation, or anything in between, we’ve got the right tradesmen for the work at hand.

To find a staircase and banister specialist near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you online with staircase builders in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work.
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to staircase builders in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job. Worried about the cost of your staircase or banister work? Compare prices and find the staircase and banister fitters that are right for you.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

If you’re looking for staircase and banister installation or repair near you, use HaMuch to check rates, read customer testimonials and more. We let you set your budget so that you find the job you need from a qualified and vetted tradesman, without having to worry about extortionate, unexpected fees. Search today!

Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Carpenter & Joiner near London£36£219
Carpenter & Joiner near Birmingham£29£177
Carpenter & Joiner near Leeds£23£171
Carpenter & Joiner near Glasgow£34£181
Carpenter & Joiner near Sheffield£22£173
Carpenter & Joiner near Bradford£23£170
Carpenter & Joiner near Liverpool£24£166
Carpenter & Joiner near Edinburgh£26£205
Carpenter & Joiner near Manchester£31£187
Carpenter & Joiner near Bristol£24£189

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Rates for Tradesmen in the UK

Builder

Builder: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Builders
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
North Tyneside£28£205
Leeds£25£189
Test Valley£46£194
Rochdale£30£189
Harrogate£24£184
South Oxfordshire£33£224
Wycombe£32£230
Wrexham Maelor£24£194
Edinburgh£30£218
Stockport£31£200

Carpenter & Joiner

Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Middlesbrough£38£198
Norwich£20£176
Northampton£25£195
Southend-on-Sea£30£193
South Tyneside£20£173
Swansea£20£156
Cambridge£26£215
Wakefield£23£173
Cherwell£30£221
Suffolk Coastal£21£188

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Elmbridge£47£270
Neath Port Talbot£29£206
Horsham£44£245
Sefton£28£204
Thanet£29£210
Falkirk£32£240
Tendring£30£221
Ipswich£29£225
Eastleigh£38£240
Rochester-upon-Medway£46£360

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Charnwood£17£191
Broadland£27£200
Solihull£125£147
Knowsley£31£229
Canterbury£25£220
Sefton£21£160
Preston£32£231
Dover£27£230
Leicester£17£191
Plymouth£14£100

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Flintshire£33£293
Tendring£18£145
Calderdale£19£158
Bolton£41£232
Southampton£48£250
Sunderland£41£258
Brighton£15£120
Wychavon£35£160
Reading£80£193
Gateshead£41£258

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Eastleigh£14£116
Chelmsford£20£123
Cheltenham£35£277
Leicester£51£272
Bridgend£11£110
Oldham£14£110
Southampton£14£116
Newcastle-upon-Tyne£13£93
Gateshead£13£93
Rotherham£12£81

Car Mechanic

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Wycombe£27£153
Oldham£36£218
North Somerset£38£300
Chester£35£175
London£42£269
Powys£28£220
Bracknell Forest£41£231
Renfrewshire£10£50
South Lanarkshire£30£190
Leicester£26£143

Heating Engineer

Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Bath & North East Somerset£40£257
Blackpool£32£227
Erewash£39£244
Aylesbury Vale£47£272
Pembrokeshire£27£204
Dacorum£50£271
Thanet£41£242
Vale of Glamorgan£38£225
Stafford£37£236
Bolton£45£237

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Oldham£38£234
West Lothian£39£269
Isle of Wight£39£236
Exeter£36£250
Preston£52£232
East Lindsey£32£210
Ashfield£37£230
Scarborough£28£240
Braintree£45£258
Crewe & Nantwich£37£237

Painter & Decorator

Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Exeter£20£170
Reigate & Banstead£28£191
North Tyneside£21£151
Basildon£26£177
Reading£32£198
Stroud£24£199
Milton Keynes£28£184
Trafford£23£166
Cardiff£21£169
Coventry£21£157
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