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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!

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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
Wealden£25£207
Highland£19£190
Halton£25£185
Crewe & Nantwich£34£201
Guildford£44£249
East Riding£19£152
South Ayrshire£22£176
Edinburgh£30£218
West Lancashire£24£171
Kingston-upon-Hull£16£135

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
Nuneaton & Bedworth£27£185
Teignbridge£24£181
Neath Port Talbot£21£162
Wigan£23£172
Calderdale£22£163
Plymouth£20£164
Swansea£20£156
Renfrewshire£37£183
Birmingham£29£177
Southampton£27£209

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Sunderland£29£203
Lisburn£24£174
East Dunbartonshire£33£237
Aylesbury Vale£35£225
Derby£26£197
Sheffield£25£199
Cherwell£36£217
West Lothian£30£239
Slough£43£260
Bridgend£31£214

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Norwich£27£200
Lisburn£20£130
Conway£25£150
Derby£20£181
Poole£25£160
Teignbridge£16£128
Coventry£18£145
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff£18£150
Lancaster£20£200
East Dunbartonshire£26£219

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff£42£120
Chester£33£293
Bolton£41£233
Chelmsford£45£300
Mid Sussex£37£207
Gateshead£41£258
Bedford£65£237
West Lothian£22£205
Rochdale£43£222
Swale£34£232

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Swansea£16£102
London£16£128
Dudley£15£117
Bracknell Forest£18£137
Huntingdonshire£43£207
Gwynedd£12£92
Basingstoke & Deane£17£134
South Cambridgeshire£57£187
North Lincolnshire£10£80
Macclesfield£16£134

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
Neath Port Talbot£32£218
Thamesdown£35£200
Halton£35£258
St Albans£42£240
North Tyneside£60£300
Tameside£37£232
Epping Forest£41£265
Renfrewshire£10£50
Horsham£45£250
Bedford£32£162

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
Rotherham£34£225
Sevenoaks£51£260
Lisburn£31£199
Waveney£38£254
Bolton£45£238
Glasgow£39£260
Wigan£38£232
West Lothian£39£273
Middlesbrough£36£231
Dacorum£50£271

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Gedling£38£226
Test Valley£37£244
Salisbury£37£251
Stockton-on-Tees£36£242
Carmarthenshire£28£190
North Hertfordshire£47£262
Eastleigh£41£247
North Lincolnshire£33£212
Ashfield£37£227
Erewash£38£238

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
Southampton£28£174
Maidstone£25£176
Cheltenham£24£192
Gateshead£21£150
Blackburn£22£150
Coventry£21£156
Peterborough£33£178
Trafford£22£165
Windsor & Maidenhead£32£195
Bath & North East Somerset£23£167

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