Wrought iron can do much to improve the visual appeal of a home. In the midst of improving visual appeal, it is important to install the iron railing in such a was that it meets the safety regulations of local codes. Even person that are installing their own railing must take care that the local codes are followed when installing the railing. The best advice is to contact the building and safety code authority for your own local branch of government responsible for enforcement before deciding on the final design of the stairway or deck railing. Most professional designers understand that local regulations have to be met in the creation and installation of a stairway banister as well as an wrought iron railings used on a landing.