Definition

One of a series of identical vertical supports, typically decorative, used between railing posts on decks and stairs.

Things you need to know

Wood is the most common material for decks.

Also known as

Stair Stick

Cost Considerations

Spindle prices vary widely depending on the type of material used. Wood is generally the least expensive option. Wrought iron is the most expensive. The cost to clean and stain a wood deck, complete with rails and spindles (including power washing, labor, and materials) averages roughly $2 per square foot.

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