Handrails, simply designed to provide stability and support, as well as, to prevent injurious or a sudden fall.
This is really important to increase safety during inclement weather, including rain, ice, sleet and snow; when flooring surfaces can become slippery and dangerous especially for young children, the elderly, and people with disabilities.
It’s not only a safety issue when it comes to handrails, aside from assisting us with our everyday needs, Smith Metal Works provide uncounted designs and styles also make a building look more aesthetically pleasing and become a real focal point to a room.
But most importantly, did you know that a handrail is actually a legal requirement?
According to Ontario Building Code, a stairway shall have a handrail on at least one side, and if 1 100 mm or more in width, shall have handrails on both sides.
Also, The height of handrails on stairs and ramps shall be measured vertically from the top of the handrail to a straight line drawn tangent to the tread nosings of the stair served by the handrail, or the surface of the ramp, floor or landing served by the handrail.
Smith Metal Works provides all elements of handrail systems, from fittings to tubes. All Smith’s handrail components and designs comply with Ontario Building safety Standards. Also, Smith’s handrail products are available in metal, steel, and aluminium.
Finally, if you decide to purchase any of our styles that are shown below, you just need to contact us via our website or email, attaching desired pictures so we can produce for you. Otherwise, and in case you feel undecided about your choices, we welcome you to call us at (905)766-1515 where one of our friendly representatives will be glad to answer any questions you have, or arrange a free consultation with no obligation. We wish you to find out what suits your ideas and style.
Smith Metal Works, wish you the best luck with your next purchase!