Ask Your Question

Angie's List Answers is the trusted spot to ask home improvement and health questions and get answers from service companies, health providers and consumers. For ratings and reviews on companies in your area, search Angie's List.

 
 
or
Submit
Top 30 Days Experts
Rank Leader Points*
1 kstreett 240
2 Guest_9020487 110
3 Guest_9190926 105
4 GoldenKid 100
5 ahowell 95
6 KnowledgeBase 95
7 skbloom 80
8 Guest_98024861 70
9 Guest_9311297 70
10 Guest_9400529 70

*Updates every 4 hours

Browse Projects By Category

Question DetailsAsked on 5/25/2017

I would like to change my banisters and newell post on my stair case what should i exspect to pay

The pickets that are there are more for outside use. I would like to replace them with a 2" flat red oak with mortised square mahogany buttons for appearance. The Newell post I would like 6" square with the same mahogany buttons and a mahogany cap with a 1/2" reveal between the top of the newel post and the bottom of the newel post cap

Do you have the same question? Follow this Question


1 Answer

0
Votes

You need to get quotes from a stair specialist (not an AL category) or Carpenter - Woodworking as your Search the List category. Commonly you are talking $250-1000 for a fancy large newel post installed - spindles can commonly run in the $25-50 each for store-bought ones (installed when doing an entire staircase) to as much as $100-300 for fancy ones - including square-socket ones like you are talking about.

For what you are looking at, with the square mortised features, I would expect something on the general order (for an entire normal staircase worth) of about $100-200/LF of railing (per railing, if a railing on each side of staircase) - as a real rough ballpark, because the handrail is going to have to be removed and shop fabricated for the mortises and such. You are getting close to the cost for totally new railing.

Answered 1 year ago by LCD




Related Questions


Terms Of Use
|
Privacy Policy