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Fitting Your Stair Kit

Fitting your new StairFurb glass balustrades and handrails is designed to be very straightforward, making it an achievable for any capable DIY’er.

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Embedded Glass

In a nutshell, this is how simple the fitting process is for embedded glass systems. See the video for full instructions.

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Cut and remove existing spindles, baserail and handrails. Use filler and paint the newel posts as necessary.

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Place the pre-cut baserail into position and fix it down with the supplied screws, through the pre-drilled holes.

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Place glass panels into the embedded channel, sit the handrail on top and mark handrail position on newel post.

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Place handrail in position and secure it with the supplied fixing components.


Clamped Glass

In a nutshell, this is how simple the fitting process is for clamped glass systems. See the video for full instructions.

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Cut and remove existing spindles and (if being replaced) baserail and handrails.

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Place the pre-cut baserail (with holes pre-drilled) into position and fix bottom clamps with the screws supplied. 

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Hold handrail brakets in the correct position and mark the screw holes with a pencil, then drill pilot holes. The handrail bracket heights are clearly shown on the production sheets which are provided with your delivery.

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Fix the handrail brackets to the ends of the handrail and by tightening the grub screw and fix the handrails to the newel posts using the screws provided.

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Starting at the bottom of the stairs and working your way up, place the bespoke glass panels into position (using the spacer block provided to set the correct gap either side of the glass) in the clamps and tighten the clamps with an 8mm Allen Key.

Fitting Spigot Newel Post

We advise that any newel posts are fitted by a skilled professional, as they are integral to the stability of the balustrade system. If you are confident in your ability to safely fit the newel posts and choose to fit them yourself, this video explains how to do so.

Video Tutorial

You can see the full StairFurb fitting guides above or view the short video tutorial which will make it clear how to simply fit your new clamped glass stair products.

Recommend a Fitter

If you have had a StairFurb kit installed by a tradesman and think they did a wonderful job, please do let us know their details and we will add them to our list in order to help customers that are looking for a fitter to help with fitting their StairFurb kit.

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