25 Cambridge, MA Staircase and Railing Professionals

Have you been taking the staircases in your home for granted? An important design element in the home, staircases are like vertical bridges that connect two floors together. Staircase professionals, architects and home designers create unique, eye-catching and safe ways to get us up to the master bedroom or down to the kitchen. More 
Mel Grant Associates (508) 359-6100
MA, 02052
17 miles from Cambridge
Adam Iron Works Inc (508) 232-6686
MA, 02301
20 miles from Cambridge
MA, 01775
23 miles from Cambridge
A K A Michelangelo (508) 238-9054
MA, 02356
23 miles from Cambridge
LJ SMITH (978) 373-5500
MA, 01835
26 miles from Cambridge
Lj Smith (978) 373-5500
MA, 01830
30 miles from Cambridge
Martell's Metal Works (508) 226-0136
MA, 02703
34 miles from Cambridge
KATCO Stairways (603) 329-9449
NH, 03841
37 miles from Cambridge
MA, 02771
39 miles from Cambridge
SCP Woodworking LLC (603) 669-9244
NH, 03103
44 miles from Cambridge
Arc Stair Design Inc (401) 942-4050
RI, 02919
45 miles from Cambridge
Staircrafters Plus LLC (603) 669-0695
NH, 03103
46 miles from Cambridge
MA, 02723
48 miles from Cambridge
North Road Woodshop (401) 647-5773
RI, 02825
50 miles from Cambridge
Colonial Woodworking Inc (207) 439-6164
ME, 03904
50 miles from Cambridge
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When Should You Hire a Staircase Professional?


Staircase companies work on new home construction and remodels. Designing and building staircases is a specialized skill; projects can range from simple and straightforward layouts to more elaborate custom staircases that involve hand-crafted millwork and metalwork. Whether you are looking for a contractor to replace wood balusters with iron ones or you need a complete stair installation, there are staircase professionals who can help you through the process, from start to finish.

Whether you choose a circular, L-shaped, straight or spiral stairway, most Cambridge, MA interior design professionals will tell you it’s best to match your home’s overall style. Also, timing is an important factor to staircase installation. In general, you’ll want to wait for drywall completion, as drywall and priming create moisture that can adversely affect installation. Drywall compounds can also permanently stain a beautiful oak staircase, so treat and protect your new wood stairs like you would your furniture. Your Massachusetts staircase contractor should be able to help you with the details, so make sure to ask about installation and maintenance details before hiring anyone.

Of course, safety is incredibly important. Make sure that stair and riser height, sturdy railings and stable landings are all part of your professional’s priorities. If you’re working on a larger remodel, you might want to have your contractor, builder or architect collaborate with your staircase designer or installer.

Here are the three most common stair types:


  • Post to post: The handrail runs between the newel posts.
  • Over the post: The railing anchors to the tops of the newel posts. This classic style offers a fluid look, adaptable to any shape of staircase.
  • Combination: The handrail runs from the main newel or post and then runs between the newels.

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