2015 IBC Requirements for Laminated Tempered Glass

A major change went into effect for the 2015 IBC. Glass railing applications may no longer use monolithic tempered glass as a glass balustrade or as infill. There are exceptions but they are limited to areas where there is no walking area below the glass railing. This was a reaction to several instances where monolithic […]

The NY Times Published An Article on “How to Walk On Hand Rails”

With all of our concerns about handrail climbing or being improperly installed, along comes the New York Times which publishes an article on How To Walk on Hand Rails. The article quotes Travis Graves, program director at American Parkour Academy, which “promotes the discipline of running, jumping, climbing and moving in other ways through urban settings.” […]

IRC 2018 Glass Railing Requirements

The 2018 International Residential Code (IRC) will include a code requirement for glass railing that is similar to the wording in the IBC. R308.4.4.1 Structural glass baluster panels. Guards with structural glass baluster panels shall be installed with an attached top rail or handrail. The top rail or handrail shall be supported by a minimum […]

Balustrade and Cable Railing – Aesthetic Solutions

Balustrade and Cable Railing: Aesthetic Solutions Architects, contractors, and home and business owners often come across  that may diminish the aesthetic outcome of a construction or remodel project. For instance, the 4″ and 6″ Ball Rules limit what can be done with balustrades and patio/deck railing. These regulations state that a ball of 4″ or […]

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A New Product We Chose Not To Pursue

At Wagner, we keep an eye out for trends and are always thinking about new products. It is interesting though that whenever we give some thought to a new product, it always seems to turn into something to do with railings. Over the years we are very proud to have introduced the world to dry […]

Henry Bills

Henry N. Bills III, age 82, of Delafield, WI, passed away peacefully surrounded by Family on Saturday, January 07, 2017. Henry is survived by his children Henry Bills IV, Susan (Dr. Dean) Shepherd, Heidi (Dan Sr.) Ferrise and Peter Bills; his grandchildren Katherine Bills, Samuel Shepherd, Sara Shepherd, DJ (Dr. Meagan) Ferrise, Logan Ferrise and […]

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LEGATO RAILING COLLECTION

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Learn about Ultra-tec® cable cutting, swaging measurements and how to install cable railing.

 

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