Finials Finishing For Modular Stairs
Modular stairs – Finials are the final touches to a beautiful staircase. Finials add a touch of class to the stairs, regardless of size or configuration. Finials come in many shapes and sizes to fit any decor. Home supply stores have unfinished finials ready for paint, stains or a simple coat of polyurethane. Look for finials that match your staircase in terms of size and bulky. Chunky, grand staircases need larger finials that balance out the rest of the stairs.
Find curvy, rounded finials for a staircase with a curved handrail or spiral end. Finials should follow the main design features of a staircase, so a curved handrail will need a bullet in the circular family. Select finials with carving details of modular stairs with lots of trim work. Some stairs have added surface carpentry trim along the stringers on each side. This is especially true for the arts and crafts style home with lots of detailed wood work.
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Keep finials in the same wood family as the staircase when staining. But, if you paint your staircase, the wooden finial choice is not as important as the grain and the color will not show through. For colored modular stairs and finials, match the original material is important to get the grain and color of your finial.