About us


A spiral stairway serves countless uses but above all, it makes a dramatic statement. With its graceful, sweeping curves and ornamental metalwork - it is a thing of beauty forever.

Laying out a railing

At Wells Spiral Stairs, we custom manufacture metal spiral stairways and railings to meet your requirements. Whether you want an economical spiral that utilizes a minimum of floor space or an elegant spiral that enhances the decor of your home, we can create a spiral especially for you. Charming, Graceful, Exciting... A distinctive addition for your home.

Two generations of skilled craftsmen stand behind the superb quality of Wells Spiral Stairs. When it comes to architecturally beautiful metal work, we can literally make anything. From gates and fences to railings, ornamentation and steel sculptures, our fabrications are truly works of art. We take deep pride in what we make for your home and truly want you to love and enjoy it. That is the foundation for our over sixty six years in business.

Please visit us in Genoa City, conveniently located 10 minutes southeast of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, and 10 minutes north of Richmond Illinois. We have multiple spirals of different diameters and styles on display inside and outside our two-story showroom. Our 4'3" diameter exterior spiral has been outside since 1962. It has been painted a handful of times and is like new! You can walk the spirals and see five different types of installations. In addition, we have miniature spirals that will assist you in visualizing a spiral in your setting. View decorative balusters, castings and artistic hand crafted forgings that can be incorporated into personalized spirals and railings. Our updated website also shows many examples and installations.

The Wells family purchased the business in 1989 from Bill Osborne who started the business in 1949. Ralph Wells passed away in 2014. Lory Wells runs the business now.