Handrails 101: Your Project Questions Answered

Whether its handrails for stairs, ramps, balconies, or platforms, Texas Metal Tech can fabricate and install it all. Here we answer some common questions about our handrail fabrication and installation.


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What are your capabilities when it comes to fabricating handrails?

We provide metal fabrication services to Houston and its surrounding areas, with the capacity to sheer, punch, bend and MIG/TIG weld a variety of materials, and we the most updated and specialized machines that can create quality products with reduced error. That means you’re saving time and money when we take on your handrail project.

What materials are TMT capable of machining for my handrail project?

In short, a wide variety of materials. We are capable of working with aluminum, brass, copper, carbon steel, CPVC, PVC, Delrin, Nylon, Teflon, Hastelloy, Inconel, Monel, and a wide variety of other plastics and exotic metals. Just ask us what material you’re looking to use and we can help.

Leon High School Handrail installation by Texas Metal Tech.Would you be able to recommend materials to use for interior and exterior handrails?

Yes! Because we’ve worked on many handrail installations both outdoor and indoor, we can help guide you with what material fits the project needs and budget.

How involved will I need to be in overseeing the project?

At Texas Metal Tech, we want your experience to be as seamless as possible so you don’t have to worry about getting the job done on time and on budget. We assign every project an Operations Manager to ensure that both safety and quality are included on each handrail fabrication and installation project.

Do you have the ability to finish and polish handrails?

Absolutely! We can be a part of the collaboration between designers, architects, project managers, etc. to help you decide what finish would fit your project, and how we’ll get it done. We have the ability to polish stainless steel, aluminum, brass, bronze and nickel silver in a wide variety of finishes for projects both big and small.

Have any other questions about handrails that you need us to answer or want to hear more about our handrail work? Give Texas Metal Tech a call at (281) 893-0411.