The designers of modern spaces pay attention to functionality and aesthetics. Handrail brackets are mountable connectors that can help fix the handrails to a wall. Thus, it needs to follow certain guidelines pertaining to safety rules laid down by the State authorities. So, largely, the design of the handrail bracket gets its base from the safety guidelines. Next thing to achieve in modern space is looks and style.
Stylish, modern, luxury space requires the elements that stand out in looks apart from the functionality they deliver. Handrail bracket is expected to complement a variety of materials the walls are made of. Thus, the first point of improvement is its compatibility with the kinds of materials such as wood, concrete and steel. The brackets are used to fasten the handrail with the pole or to stick it to the wall. Thus, these fasteners are designed to complement multiple surfaces made using different materials.
The purpose of handrail is to provide safety to the users while they are climbing up or down the stairs. So, brackets play a very important role in helping the handrail serving its purpose. A number of designs, after thorough R&D, have been introduced with times. Lessons learnt hard are lessons learnt for longer. Perhaps, this is the idea behind improvement of handrail bracket, which got its present shape after taking clues from various accidents that occurred in the past.
Flexibility in the way these brackets function make them compatible with wide range of handrails. One of the most interesting innovations is to provide adjustability support in the bracket so that it can complement varying heights of railings. Adjustable brackets also make it easy to design the railing part with the best looking products as selection according to the height will not be a hassle. Those which do not come in adjustable style are provided with saddle. The idea of providing saddle with bracket works the best for staircase areas. In stair case, the saddle serves the purpose of inclining the handrail in a suitable angle. This inclination helps improve the grasp, thereby, providing safety against the falls.
Design According To The Location
Handrail brackets are designed according to the location where they are to be installed. The purpose of those installed in exteriors differs from the ones used for interiors. Accordingly, the design as well as the materials is varied. Brackets are finished using various coatings such as satin finish, nickel finish, etc. so that they look exceptionally good and make entrances and open spaces exceptionally appealing. Also, the brackets in exteriors need to be capable of withstanding rust, moisture, etc.
Safety, looks, future-readiness are some of the purposes for which home improvement is done. The home improvement experts have found easy respite in railing, brackets and other hardware solutions that make it easy to notch up the space styling game. From the traditional round shape to square, rectangle, pyramid and other stylish shapes, the brackets for handrails have come long way and are bringing pleasant change in the vibes of the space too.