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Locally owned
Specializing in Staircase Remodeling & Aluminum Restoration in Chicago
1st-Service can help you with your railing and banister project needs. Popular indoor railing projects include replacing dated wood spindles with beautiful iron balusters. We also can refinish your current bannister or install completely new wood newel posts, handrail and iron balusters. We can recommend more economical choices to achieve the same look for less cost than general building contractors. With all our projects, we offer engineered design solutions, along with quality craftsmanship.

Services Provided

Baluster Installation, Railing Installation, Railing Repair, Stair Installation, Stair Repair, Re-finishing/protecting, Door Refinishing

Areas Served

Aurora, Bartlett, Carol Stream, Carpentersville, Dundee, East Dundee, Elburn, Elgin, Geneva, Gilberts, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Lafox, Lily Lake, Plato Center, Saint Charles, Sleepy Hollow, South Barrington, South Elgin, Streamwood, Village of Campton Hills, Wasco, Wayne, West Chicago, West Dundee, Wheaton, Batavia, Lake In The Hills, Huntley, Hampshire


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32 Projects

Arts and crafts staircase photo in Chicago

White Mission newels with oak rails and re-finished Treads

Minimalist staircase photo in Chicago

Modern Railings added

Addison, IL
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Business Details

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Phone Number

(630) 557-8695


South Elgin, IL

Typical Job Cost

$2,000 - 25,000

Low end usually covers a basic baluster replacement (wood to iron) on a medium staircase (70 spindles). High end is a complete remodel of stair treads, newels, railings and balusters. Price depends on size, detail of carpentry, and quality/style of materials.


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Average rating: 5 out of 5 stars