Balusters & Balustrades: Familiar Elements of Classical Architecture

Over the years, Chadsworth has been recognized as providing builders, architects, & homeowners with architecturally correct columns – hence the name, Chadsworth Columns.

Two decades and four years have witnessed many changes for Chadsworth, including the recent expansion of product lines.  Although the company name is in no hurry to adjust its name, Chadsworth is proud to offer Architectural Balusters & Balustrade Systems — for residential & commercial projects!  Standard balusters & Stair balusters.  PolyStone®, Classic Stone, and Polyurethane (no not Polyurestone . . ).

Chadsworth invites you to browse the baluster collections, recommend or utilize . . . learn and share . . . and of course own and enjoy.

If you already have balustrade designs, drawings, specifications, or pictures – feel free to email to one of our Balustrade consultants at

And you can always call 1.800.486.2118

All the best,

– The Column Guy




Polyurethane Balustrade Series Selected for Architectural Products Magazine’s Market of Choice

Chadsworth’s 1.800.COLUMNS new Polyurethane Balustrade Series was selected by Architectural Products Magazine’s to be included in its Market of Choice, which highlights the best new products. “We chose Chadsworth’s Polyurethane Balustrades for Markets of Choice because they fit the public building category,” says Editor Roy Diez, “they are durable, steel reinforced, and low maintenance; and you can choose from many traditional designs.”


The new Polyurethane Balustrade is lighter in weight yet has the same resistance to weather, rot, and insects as the established PolyStone® Balustrade line from Chadsworth.  The steel reinforced line features a range of classic styles that help highlight the types of traditional designs used by museums and cultural centers. The lighter weight is especially helpful in retrofit situations and rooftop applications.  They come with a lifetime warranty. Easy to install, they come with step-by step instructions and a lifetime warranty.  Polyurethane Balustrades enhance the value of any structure, adding beauty, strength and durability.


PolyStone® Balustrades Chosen One of the Best in the 2005 Qualified Remodeler

WILMINGTON, N.C., February 10, 2005CHADSWORTH 1.800.COLUMNS PolyStone® Balustrade Series was chosen one of the best in The 2005 Qualified Remodeler Buyers Guide.

Chadsworth’s 1.800.COLUMNS PolyStone® Balustrade Series is constructed of reinforced polyester resin, fiberglass and marble dust.  This material provides a balustrade that has the structural strength of stone, but not the added weight.  The balustrades will not rot; crack, or split, and they are impervious to insects as well as extreme weather conditions.

The PolyStone® Balustrade Series is engineered with attention to detail, for a finished product that will last a lifetime. Chadsworth’s 1.800.COLUMNS PolyStone® Balustrade Series exceeded all required BOCA testing for structural performance.

“Qualified Remodeler has been serving professional remodeling contractors for 30 years,” says Editor In Chief Patrick O’Toole, “The magazine’s long success is based on the foundation of asking what business information our readers need and then providing it in a practical, easy-to-understand format. The magazine’s articles help to educate and stimulate creative thinking and work to assist remodelers in solving business issues critical to their success.”

Qualified Remodeler knows that Chadsworth combines classic design from the past with state-of-the-art materials of today to produce extraordinarily detailed architectural products that will enhance the value of any structure, adding strength and durability.  And Chadsworth’s 1.800.COLUMNS PolyStone® Balustrade Series continues the tradition.