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Deck Railings: Designs and Selections

In the last decade, the deck industry has seen a revolution of new design railing system. Let’s explore various deck railing designs, lavish to simple, efficient styles.

A deck is the first feature of the house that grabs attention, hence choosing a rail that complements the decking material along with the style and color scheme of the house. With a wide range of choices choosing the right one is an art. Many rails are built from metal or composite or something is built as a combination of both.

Railing systems are also available in kits. Ready to use rails are fairly easy to fix in lesser time. Other than the readymade rails, the variations available for build are as below:

Metal Balusters

Installing aluminum or steel balusters is cost effective. These balusters either in steel or aluminum are easier options to add style to the decks. A box of these balusters holds approximately 10 nos each. The can be installed with the help of few easy install mounting hardware. There are available in a wide variety of color and styles including round, square, flat and baroque.

Glass and Cable Railing Systems

Great choice for a deck with a view are the glass or cable rails, sleek and modern looking. Glass railing often require support of aluminum frames for support. And tempered glass rails are sturdy and has refined edge for safety. With cable rails you can preserve views and breezes for hot summer afternoons.

Composite and Metal Railing Systems

These low maintenance materials becoming more popular over time. Composite railing systems are manufactured to match the appearance of composite and vinyl decks. These are sold in easy to install 6′ and 8′ kits, which can be installed between 4×4 rail posts. These rails are competitively priced, cool to the touch and easy to install.

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Prepare for the Winter

In the mist of winter, it’s hard not to look forward to spring, when the snow will melt and it will be time pull out the patio set, fire up the grill and relax with a cold beverage.

Quick Build an Awesome Deck

Build your deck building project go faster. Seven simple steps from the pros. Quick and clever tricks like these allow professional builders to build a deck quickly and accurately. Building decks is not for everyone. If you are doing something simple, move ahead, follow the steps. If you are looking at a magnificent one, talk to the experts.

Waterproof Rain Escapes for a Deck

Rain Escapes, the spaces between decking boards on outdoor decks are meant to serve an important function, prevent water lodging in between wooden slides and causing damage to the wood. Eventually, they avert wet patches from forming and enable the surface to dry more quickly after rain and snowstorms.

Michigan Deck Building Trends – Pressure Treated Decks

With a parade of new homes coming up, there is huge demand there are various decks being built. Here we the deck experts have given you tips and suggestions on building decks. This article is a special mention of the trending pressure treated decks and the benefits.

Building Decks Safer in Oakland County Michigan

As you prepare for the arrival of spring, you are probably looking forward to spending time outside – and if you already have a deck, the time to enjoy it is coming right up. But have you considered the safety of your deck? Cedar Works Custom Deck Builder has, and we are excited to share some of what we’ve learned.