Types of Deck Railings

Deck railings have evolved over the recent years. There are a variety of different systems that work to fit with any deck style. Since deck railings are so visible it is important to pick a railing style that compliments your decks color scheme, building materials, even your house or place of business.

Types of deck railings

Many railings are built with metals or composite materials. Those railings are popular because they require low maintenance. Glass railings are becoming increasingly popular because it gives the homeowner a great view of the surrounding area and have a modern feel. However, they tend to be more expensive and typically require more maintenance to keep the glass clean.

Price ranges for deck railings can very from $15 per linear foot for traditional treated wood railings to $125 per linear foot for a custom glass railing system.

spindlesMetal Railings

This is often a more cost effective way to add styling to a deck. They usually come in a variety of styles including round, flat, baroque, and square.

Cable and Glass Railings

These deck railings are typically great for a deck with a nice view. Both cable and glas railings are usually installed with an aluminium railing frame. Glass railings are also shatter resistant, so you don’t have to worry about any of the little ones getting hurt.
Deck railings of this type are great for decks with lake views or even decks on houses with great mountain views. You can even get glass that is tinted to your desire.

Composite and Aluminum Deck Railings

The best thing about aluminum is that it is low maintenance, and it comes in a huge variety of colors. Also, since they are in high demand for the average consumer, you get to enjoy competitive pricing.

If you would like more information about getting a custom deck built just for you, give us a call at 907.232.9763 today. You can also view our decks here.

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