Do the balusters have a welded washer at the top and bottom?
Can the balusters be installed on a knee wall?
Is there a price list for Prestige Metal stairway accessories?
How can I calculate the number of balusters I need for my stairway?
For a sequence composed only of balusters
Measure the total distance to cover (the space between the first and last post) Subtract 4 from the total distance Divide this number by 4 and round up to the next whole number. The result of the calculation is the number of balusters needed to cover this sequence.
For a sequence composed of panels and balusters
Measure the distance covered by the selected sequence Calculate the number of sequences needed to cover that distance. Prestige Metal Tip Some configurations require more advanced calculations. To make sure you meet building codes, we recommend validating your calculations with one of our distributors.
Who can help me calculate the number of balusters I need for my project?
Is it possible to get a sample of a Prestige Metal baluster?
Where can I find a stair and accessories specialist in my area?
Can I order balusters or bannisters directly from Prestige Metal?
Can I order balusters directly from Prestige Metal?
Are all the balusters the same diameter?
Do the balusters come in different colors?
Are the shoes included?
What is the difference between a shoe and a finishing washer?
The finishing washer is used to close the space left by holes under the staircase bannister. It is placed at the top of your baluster. It is optional, and additional charges apply.
What hole size should I drill into the bannister?
- Square baluster:
- 1/2" baluster: 11/16’’ drill bit
- 9/16’’ baluster: 3/4’’ drill bit
- 5/8’’ baluster: 7/8’’ drill bit
- 3/8’’ baluster: 17/32’’ drill bit.
- Round baluster:
- 1/2" baluster: 17/32’’ drill bit
- 9/16’’ baluster: 19/32’’ drill bit
- 5/8’’ baluster: 21/32’’ drill bit.
Can the balusters be installed outdoors?
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