Railing is an important part of any deck. Of course we need railings for safety but the deck railing can be so much more than that. The type of deck railing you choose should express your personality. It should be beautiful and add to the view not obstruct it. It should increase your property value and it should be strong enough to withstand the test of time.
The days of railing your deck the way you would fence in your child’s play yard are over. Deck railing can be designed from ornamental aluminum, glass, polyvinyl, cable and wood. You can have an unobstructed view of the luxury around you while enjoying your private deck.
Ornamental Aluminum Deck Railing
The styles and colors of the ornamental aluminum seem endless. Perhaps you would like a colonial look forged in flat black or French design in weathered brown. The deck railing will be cast and created to your specifications. The details are beautifully produced while the railing allows the eye to behold the luxury around it. It is understated in glorious detail. It can twist and curve around the deck and the top can be arched in areas that require a more ornamental look.
Glass Deck Railing
Glass Deck railing is made from tempered, shatter proof glass with polished edges. Like the windows in your home it allows you to clearly see around you. This is a wonderful choice when you want as little as possible between you and your landscape view. Yet it is strong and provides the safety you require.
Cable Deck Railing
Cable deck railing is a great choice for a modern home. Cable, usually made of steel is placed in a wood or aluminum frame and properly aligned around the deck. This is very appealing to the eye and is one of the faster methods of placing unobstructed rails around a deck. Cable tends to soften and stretch over time so some tightening may become necessary over the years.
Wood Deck Railing
Wood deck railing is and always has been a popular choice. It is easily available and comes in many types and colors. It can seamlessly be added to the general design of the property and if professional installed will complement the deck and not block the luxurious view beyond it.
Polyvinyl Deck Railing
Polyvinyl deck railing looks beautiful, is easier to maintain than many other choices and will last a lifetime. It is easy to work with and comes in many patterns and designs. It is made to give the property owner the feel of quality while providing beauty and safety. It is affordable and many times it is the most efficient and cost effective railing you can buy, especially when you consider the longevity of the polyvinyl.
Give us a call to talk about your options! No matter what railing you decide on, you can be assured that you will be glad you installed a railing that adds to the beauty of your deck.