Handrails  

Handrails - standalone or incorporated with balustrades

Handrails are required on stairs to keep people safe and aide them when they are going up or down the stairway.  Edge Balustrade and slimline top rail make a safe and stylish barrier for this hillside homeAdditionally, since 2016 most frameless glass balustrades require a top rail or handrail to be included with the finished barrier.  HomePlus offers a good choice of different handrail styles, which can be included as part of a balustrade solution or as a standalone handrail.  

Manufactured from high quality architectural aluminium, all HomePlus handrails conform to NZ Building Code Standard residential requirements and can be finished in the same powder coat colour as the balustrade system or the home's decor.   

Frameless toughened glass balustrades use a special slim style top rail (38mm x 30mm), which fits directly to the top of the glass and connects together to form a continuous rail.  A range of connector accessories are also available for angles and joins, so the top rail has a smooth, continuous look helping it to blend into the overall finished look. 

Hoizontal Swivel Connector on Interlinking Top Rail for Edgetec Mini Post Frameless Balustrade

Modern semi-frameless glass balustrades can be fitted with a continuous interlinking rail on the top edge of the glass, or via a handrail bracket fixed to the face of the balustrade posts (fitted 100mm below the glass edge).  

  • Wide range of handrails available for different balustrade systems
  • Conforms to NZ Building Code regulations (residential)
  • Can be incorporated into finished balustrade or as standalone handrail 
  • Specially developed interlinking rails available for frameless glass balustrades
  • 5 Year Warranty

Edge balustrade fully framed glass with interlinking top rail

Edge fully framed glass balustrade with a slimline interlinking top rail 

 

Aerofoil handrail on Edge glass balustrade

A modern Aerofoil handrail was chosen for this Edge® fully framed glass balustrade

Edge Handrail Semi Frameless with special front mounted handrail to comply with new balustrade regulations

Semi frameless Edge® glass balustrade with a front mounted rectangular handrail

Edgetec Mini Post with interlinking top rail fitted with connectors
Slim Interlinking Top Rail for Frameless Glass Balustrades

Edgetec Mini Post with interlinking top rail fitted with swivel connectors

Special connectors for interlinking top rails are ideal for accomodating angles

Frameless Glass Balustrade Slim Interlinking top rail horizontal fixed 90 degree connector

Fixed connectors are ideal for 90 degree corner joins

Classic handrail on internal stairwell

The Classic handrail is one of the most popular styles for HomePlus balustrades

Interlinking Rail on an Edge baluster balustrade is also used as a handrail on the deck steps for consistency

The interlinking rail fitted on this Edge baluster balustrade is also used for the standalone handrail on the stairs

Classic Handrail on Viking aluminium balustrade

Viking® Aluminium balustrade with a Classic handrail and split rail finish

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