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Question DetailsAsked on 7/21/2016

how much would it cost to change seven wood spindles to wrought iron

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Cost depends a LOT on the construction of your railing, and current spindle size versus iron spindle size, because generally iron ones are smaller to the holes would have to be sleeed. Also, some railings are put on over the spindles, some spindles are set up into holes in the railings after the railing is in place - if the former, can require a pretty substantial disassembly to put the new ones in.


Also, as one of the answers says, watch spindle spacing - even if the current wood ones are legal spacing (not more than a hair under 4 inches in most areas), thinner iron ones may not be legal - so may mean plugging existing holes in railing and treads or lower railing (as applicable to your case), then new holes (and probably an added spindle or two) put in.


While Handymen (Search the List category) might be able to do this, Carpenter - Woodworking would be the normal catedgory for a pro. OR a specialty Wrought Iron company that also does installs.

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