11 Portland, ME 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 
Biddeford, ME, US 04005
17 miles from Portland
Fat Andy's, Inc. (207) 829-3386
North Yarmouth, ME, US 04097
13 miles from Portland
Architectural millwork, flooring, stairs Read More
Custom Interiors of Maine (207) 829-5518
North Yarmouth, ME, US 04097
13 miles from Portland
We Specialize in interior millwork, stairways, kitchens, and hardwood flooring Read More
Grahame Construction (603) 686-6371
Stratham, NH, US 03885
50 miles from Portland
On site custom stair builder. Read More
Biddeford, ME, US 04005
16 miles from Portland
Accidental Anomalies Inc (207) 966-2107
Turner, ME, US 04282
38 miles from Portland
PANDEMONIUM BOX INC (207) 966-1039
Turner, ME, US 04282
38 miles from Portland
Don Cash Millworks (207) 743-9046
Norway, ME, US 04268
41 miles from Portland
Colonial Woodworking Inc (207) 439-6164
Kittery, ME, US 03904
47 miles from Portland
R E Plante (603) 875-6666
Alton, NH, US 03809
50 miles from Portland
R E Plante (603) 875-6666
Alton, NH, US 03809
50 miles from Portland
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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 Portland, ME 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 Maine 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.

Find staircase professionals on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Portland, ME staircase professionals. You can also look through Portland, ME photos to find examples of staircases that you like, then contact the Maine contractor who worked on them.
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