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Railing and Porch Alternatives

Back Deck

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If you enjoy being outside in the fresh air, then you should think about setting up a comfortable area for outdoor entertainment.  We appreciate those pleased customers who are sharing their home upgrades with us.  We hope that by sharing these ideas and images, you will be motivated to have that covered back deck you always wanted.

A really popular substitute for wood railing has been the TREX composite rail system.  It comes in a wide variety of colors and is guaranteed to outlast wood railing without the hassle of staining, repairing, cracking, or splintering.   Composite rail requires no upkeep, other than regular cleaning with a water hose and mild detergent.

If you feel like getting creative,  you can choose one color for the rail and another contrasting color for the composite deck boards.  Aluminum or powder-coated steel balusters are an option and work well with composite 2×4’s and 2×6’s.

TREX deck boards are bendable and can be used to create patterns, either from your imagination or from a design in a book or magazine.  We are always happy to refer carpenters and installers who have the skills to do just about anything.  Composite decking is also great for a do it yourself home project if you prefer to have a hands-on approach.

Fall and cooler weather is just around the corner.  We know many of our customers will be happy to have that “special” outdoor spot to enjoy and entertain guests, and you should, too!

Please come by or call us very soon so we can help you design your new “look” for that old, splintered deck or porch.

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