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How do you "turn the corner" on stairs ??

piaa
3 months ago

We are planning on a black powder coated steel handrail for our stairs (not aluminum) but how on earth do you turn the corner?


Code is that the handrail needs to be 36" above the bullnose of the step so the attached photos are what the fabricator is proposing (thanks to hubby for the mock up) but I find it to be quite contemporary, angular and a bit clunky (for the want of a better description) for our house - so what does everyone do? (and please excuse the still not painted baseboards LOL)


I think it might look better if we didn't try to turn the corner so just a straight handrail on each wall but need to find out if code allows that.


Thanks for any suggestions



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