Commercial & Residential Railings & Balconies....



































Commercial & Residential Iron Railings & Balconies....



   In Charlotte, Iron handrails provide a very graceful look with elegant curves, scrolls, & architectural details. From simple pipe rails to old world elaborate forged scrolls and castings, We can provide commercial and residential wrought iron that complements and reflect your personal style. 



Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend



 Well in this case it's second best! A beautiful iron staircase with a diamond pattern and elegant horse shoe scroll returns.



Forged Scroll Entrance Handrails


 

 Iron scrollwork is an element of ornamentation and graphic design using a spiral. The name comes from by the supposed resemblance to the edge-on view of a rolled parchment scroll. It is most commonly associated with Barouque Architecture, though it saw uses in almost every decorative application, including furniture and metalwork.



Extended Tapered Lambs Tounge Hand Rails


 


  This is a nice detail to add to the ends of your iron hand rails, it is tapered and forged, it really compliments the scrolls.



Iron Pipe Railing with Guard Rails



 Just because we are creative, doesn't mean we don't do simple stuff like these  iron pipe and guard rails for the Elon Boys Home.



Forged Steel Pannels



 Not everything we do is done by hand, these  iron pickets are pre fabed and we just assemble them. This patern creates a elegant staircase.



Castings and Iron Pickets for Hand Rails



  Using  Iron castings with standard metal pickets really adds a nice pattern to give your home a defined look.



Protege Iron Handrails in Charlotte



 There is a broad array of designs & styles to make iron hand rails a popular choice, forged iron handrails look marvelous by themselves even if made in the simplest form.



Custom Iron Gates & Metal Work


 Whether you are looking to define property lines, add security or just enhance your property with a decorative element, we can create fencing that not only fits your needs but reflects your style.



Exterior Iron Guardrails



 These guard rails were used to define a patio space uptown at a local restaurant. They are free standing and mobile.



Luce Patio Railings



  Guard rail or guardrail, sometimes referred to as guide rail or railing, is a system designed to keep people or vehicles from (in most cases unintentionally) straying into dangerous or off-limits areas. A handrail is less restrictive than a guard rail and provides both support and the protective limitation of a boundary.



Decorative Iron Fencing


 


Iron Gates and Fencing don't need to be ugly and made of chain link. This  is an example of what can be created for you.

 



Phil and Tony Iron Hand Railing


 

 


 These  Metal railings were used in two of the Phil and Tony's pizza restaurants. We used perforated metal sheets with holes cut out as the pickets.

   

 



Iron Work, Railings & Patterns




Architectural designs, scrolls, circles, finials and embellishments are available to give your railings, fences and iron work a distinctive personality.



Iron Cable Railings & Guardrails



 Cable & pipe railings were initially favored for contemporary architecture however they have become popular on all types of homes due to the variety of cable rail post styles now available.



Custom Iron Balcony



Simple curves and lines are an eye-catching feature of this wrought iron bacony we built for the Metting Hall in South End.



Contemporary Cable Railing



 This was a clean approach to cable railings in this contemporay home here in Charlotte.



Cast Iron Balcony



 There are lots of various combinations and designs of the wrought iron railings, you can select for your residence. And can be decorative or it can be quiet functional balcony, as well as architecture and decoration of the place.





Iron stair handrails add elegance to every home, and increase their value at the same time. They help harmonize the elements of a facade and call attention to the importance of the entranceway or other features.












Cable Iron Railing







Handrails are designed to provide stability or support while ascending or descending stairways and escalators in order to prevent injurious falls.



Curvy Pool Railings


 


 We love challenges.. the customer wasn't sure if we were going to be able to bend the railings to match his hardscape, as you can see we didn't have a problem.

 

 



Bow Front French Balcony



A French balcony is actually a false balcony, with doors that open to a railing with a view of the courtyard or view below. Manufacturers names for their balcony designs often refer to the origin of the design.



Iron Foyer Balcony



 Classical lines may suit your taste, or you may have a preference for more organic forms that can only truly be created working the steel hot from the forge.



Forged Iron Juliet Balcony



 Wrought iron juliet or juliette balcony, there seems to be two ways to spell the same thing. It comes from shakespeares Romeo and Juliet and is a balustrade with only a front. Regardless of how you spell it the modern day versions are the same thing, a balcony or balconette stopping any one from falling out of french style doors higher than ground floor level.



Forged Medallion Balcony



Twisted handrails give the impression as if they are dancing with joy. Twisted railings are also used with straight pickets by fabricators to produce many variations of handrails.



Contemporary Iron Handrails







  A widow's walk (or roof walk) is a railed rooftop platform often with a small enclosed cupola frequently found on 19th century North American houses. A popular romantic myth holds that the platform was used to observe vessels at sea. The name comes from the wives of mariners, who would watch for their spouses' return, often in vain as the ocean took the lives of the mariners, leaving the women as widows.



Art Deco Iron Handrails



  Art Deco is an eclectic artistic and design style which had its origins in Paris in the first decades of the 20th century. These handrails are in the patio area of the art deco Hearst Tower in uptown Charlotte.



Curved iron work Handrails with C scrolls



  • Wrought iron handrails come in a variety of shapes & sizes and fit into any type of stairway. They provide support for those going up and down the stairs as well as offer an ornamental structure for one's abode.



  • Handrail codes for North Carolina



        N.C. State Building Code

     Section 315

    Handrails and Guardrails

     

    315.1 Handrails.  Handrails having minimum and maximum heights of 30 inches and 38 inches, respectively, measured vertically from the nosing of the treads, shall be provided on at least one side of stairways of four or more risers. Spiral stairways shall have the required handrail located on the outside radius. All required handrails shall be continuous the full length of the stairs. Ends shall be returned or shall terminate in newel posts or safety terminals. Handrails adjacent to a wall shall have a space of not less than 1.5 inches  between the wall and the handrail.

                Exceptions:

                1. Handrails shall be permitted to be interrupted by a newel post at a turn.

                2. The use of a volute, turnout or starting easing shall be allowed over the lowest tread.

     

    315.2 Handrail grip size. The handgrip portion of the handrails shall not be more than 2⅝ inches in cross-sectional dimension, or the shape shall provide an equivalent gripping surface. The handgrip portion of handrails shall have a smooth surface with no sharp corners.

    Exception: Exterior handrails shall not be more than 3.5 inches in cross-sectional dimension.

     

    1007.5.1 Stairways having four or more risers above a floor or finished ground level, shall be equipped with handrails located not less than 30 or more than 38 inches  above the leading edge of a tread.

     

    315.3 Guardrail details. Porches, balconies or raised floor surfaces located more than 30 inches above the floor or grade below shall have guardrails not less than 36 inches in height. Open sides of stairs with a total rise of more than 30 inches above the floor or grade below shall have guardrails not less than 30 inches nor more than 38 inches 5" height measured vertically from the nosing of the treads.

     

    315.4 Guardrail opening limitations. Required guardrails on open sides of stairways, raised floor areas, balconies and porches shall have intermediate rails or ornamental closures which do not allow passage of an object 6 inches or more in diameter. Horizontal spacing between the vertical members in required guardrails shall be a maximum of 4 inches  at the nearest point between the members.

                Exception: The triangular openings formed by the riser, tread and bottom rail of a guard at the open side of a stairway may be such a size that a sphere 6 inches cannot pass through.



    Forged Hammered Pickets





    Custom Fabricated Stair Pickets



    Our customer found this design in an old design magazine, we were not able to located the manufacturer, so we reproduced them here locally.



    Selin Forged Handrail



     This unique one off handrail was a truely a great project, our client gave us full liberty with the design. At the top of the stairs, is a beautiful art deco sconce, and thats where the "lines" for the railing were created.



    Less is More..



    In this case, these sleek simple handrails do the job without alot of fuss.. Made of Square stock and finished in satin nickel.



    Bodden Railing





    Hagee Contemporary Cable Railing


     
    Our customer had a problem finding someone who was capable of building this curved iron interior handrail, We came out and made the template, dry fitted it, brought it back to the studio and welded it up..

     



    Pipe railing for Marriott


     


     



    Custom Iron Pipe Rails


    Our client bought this duplex with boring commecrial railings installed. It would have be costly to remove and repair the concrete, so we just added a little pizazz by adding four modern pannels to ad intrest.



    Custom Iron Porch Railings





    Lattice Porch Railings


     


     We created these railings to compliment the existing seating on the front of the house, by adding a lattice style casting to the top portion of thee rails. This gives this home great curb appeal.

     

     



    Curved Iron Balcony Pool Railings





    Hammered Iron Porch Railings





    interior Handrails for Amelies in Rock Hill, South Carolina




    Simple Front Porch Railings





    Curved Iron Front Step Railings





    Bold Curved iron Porch Railings





    Simple Forged Iron Handrail


     


     The twisted newel posts and forged fishtail ends ad a touch to a simple handrail..

     

     



    Custom Iron Porch Railings In Charlotte, North Carolina



    We take pride in attention to details...



    Commercial Pipe Railings




    Curved Patio Railings





    Front Entrance Railings





    tupelo Honey Patio Railings with Light Poles




    Misson Style Hammered Iron Porch Railings





    Simple Porch Railings


     


     



    Iron Porch Railings





    Curved Front Porch Railings





    Bow Front Balcony





    Custom Forged Spiral Staircase




    Arts & Craft Style Porch Railing





    Curved Iron Porch Railings




    Wall Mount Handrail


     


     



    Custom Iron Staircase


     


     



    Custom Forged Iron Staircase


     


     



    Forged Iron Porch Railings