Rod Iron Railing
Renovating is a little trickier than starting from scratch. After speaking with the Home Depot Expert I felt pretty confident. The issue that came up was the existing holes in the stair treads and the banister. One end of the rod iron rails is square. I tried to cut the holes in the banister. I got half way, in the night and thought there has to be another way. By morning I ran back to Home Depot, bought a chisel set. This time I chiseled corners in the tread holes and that worked much better.
All in all this was an easy and quick project. It makes a dramatic statement. My big tip is "try to preplan materials and take advantage of coupons/no interest if paid in full". Any project can be affordable in small monthly payments. I saved 40-50% by DIY, it was well