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Bronze, Copper, Brown Glaze, Patina are a few Iron Finishes Oak, Poplar, Maple, Cherry and Mahogany Wood Varieties

Estimate Process

  There are two ways to receive an estimate:
  • By email
  • Home visit by one of our Estimators

Estimate by eMail:

Send us an email with the following information:
  1. Photo of current staircase:
    • Full view standing from one spot as far back as you can to get the full view of the staircase. Standing in the far corner of the room or entryway is a great spot to take pictures from. If there are two corners in a room, take pictures from both corners. If you can't get the entire staircase in one shot, stay in the same place and move the camera to different angles taking more pictures until you have the entire staircase. Please make sure the top and bottom steps are completely visible in the pictures.
    • Show different angles covering all perspectives. The more pictures we have, the more we have to choose from to create the drawing of your Stair System Upgrade.
  2. Measurements of current staircase:
    • Length of staircase; stopping at any landings and measuring them separately
    • Length of each baluster
    • Spacing from center to center of pickets
    • Length of steps
    • Number of spindles in your staircase
    • Spacing between the spindles
    • Decorative Iron Style numbers or Pattern Style number
    • Wood type desired
    • Attach photos of your current staircase in an email. We need these to get an exact idea of your Stairway layout

Estimate by home visit:

  1. Call us to set up an appointment, or fill out our online Questionnaire and we will contact you to set up an appointment.
  2. Our estimator will visit and take measurements and pictures of your staircase

**Refer to the Anatomy of a Staircase as needed to fully understand what parts of your Staircase to measure.

By USPS and email you will receive:

  1. Written estimate of your stair system upgrade.
  2. Hand drawing of pattern you selected. This drawing is completed with a Sharpie pen. Following is an example of a hand drawing:

    Wood Banister Before Sample drawing of Stairway Remodel Wrought Iron Stairway Finished Product
  3. This estimate will be valid for up to 30 days. If you decide to proceed with the stair upgrade, call us to let us know and we will mail you a contract.
  4. When we receive the signed contract and the 10% deposit we will schedule your job.

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