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Jun
2017

Railing Materials: What’s Available and What Can be Combined?

June 9th, 2017 |

Property owners today have the advantage of choosing from many different types of deck railing designs. A deck is designed to provide the perfect outdoor living space and to increase the value of the home. As a property owner one the greatest decisions you will confront is deciding on the materials that are used in the deck. Railings have the biggest effect on the deck because attention is focused on the railing. There are various options that the property owner will have such as the following.

Railing materials:

The beauty of the deck does not merely exist from the deck itself; the railing is one of the most important features. The railing is the finishes the home and should fit into the architectural design of the property. It is very important for the property owner to make the proper selection and one that matches with style and color of the properties exterior.

The unique element of railing materials is that it does not have to match the deck materials. The base of the deck may be made of one material while the railings are made of another. There are many different types of deck design such as stainless steel cable railing, wrought iron railing, wood railing and aluminum railing. Many of the materials are chosen for their durability and strength as well as safety features.

Deck railing designs can be ornamental and creative designs which include colors and textures. The various types of railings for a deck include:

Wood
Composite
Glass
Aluminum
Cable
Metal
Vinyl

Adventurous Vancouver property owners may decide to combine two or more of the building materials together, having a truly unique and characteristic design. The imagination in the design of a deck is one of the greatest attributes to the deck.


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