Considering which is the Right Railing for Your New Deck
Beautiful, Strong, Secure and Safe
Aluminum Deck Railings
Modern aluminum railings like Trex Signature and Fortress AI-Series offer a number of benefits. Aluminum deck railings are durable with low maintenance, affordable, strong, safe, sleek and clean.
One of the best benefits of aluminum is its strength which allows for a more narrow balusters. This is desirable as it meets the safety requirements, and increases the view through the railings.
Steel Deck Railings
Steel railings have superior strength when compared with most types of railings. Steel railings are rugged, and have classically good looking while keeping a sleek and clean appearance. These railings come welded, are easily customized and bring a classic and unparalleled design to any deck or outdoor living space. Steel railings provide a timeless appearance that can be versatile for a variety of applications.
Composite Deck Railings
Composite deck railing solutions are available from most major quality decking manufacturers including Azek, TimberTech, Trex, Fiberon and more. Composites offer unrivaled flexibility with a wide range of colors, finishes, and options. Composite railing systems are often more durable than vinyl. They also come in a wide variety of colors to match, contrast or compliment your decking. They come with many benefits; including being very versatile, The ability to create many configurations that can be integrated with cable, glass, aluminum inserts, drinks rails etc., all while being low maintenance with a luxurious and attractive appearance.
PVC Deck Railings
PVC railings typically feature reinforced top and bottom rails with aluminum. It’s a stable material that resist expanding or shrinking of the material in extreme temperatures, such as here in Summit County.
Most wood deck railings in high altitude areas such Breckenridge and Silverthorne eventually split and swell due with the amount of precipitation we receive. We have replaced many railings on decks that receive all day sun, as well as those that stay wet year-round, whereas PVC won’t break down.
With the choice of PVC, you get a great option for a beautiful deck railing that is provides a fully customized look to your railing project.