The hand rails or banisters, secures a safe space and against falls. It must effectively protect split level rooms, stairwells, balconies and terraces but stairs too.

Traditional stairs with wooden or metal supports is now becoming more & more a decorative element of the building: the materials and shapes allow for endless variations. If the handrail stays in wood or iron (round for better grip), it is possible to fill its entire height to customize the protection.  The trend is the horizontal rail, is mainly in steel and lacquered iron or stainless steel cable. You can increase the safety for all by asking for plexi plates along the base, especially if there are young children in the house. Increasingly design and upscale, glass is also very popular for its transparency.