3 Important Questions to Ask Before You Buy Vinyl Railing

3 Important Questions to Ask Before You Buy Vinyl Railing

The vinyl railing market is saturated with product at different price points, from different countries of origin, and in different styles and colors. But not every vinyl railing is the same. Here are some questions to ask about the vinyl rail you plan to purchase:

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Essential Explainer: Vinyl Fencing and Railing Warranties

Essential Explainer: Vinyl Fencing and Railing Warranties

To support their claims about the quality and superiority of their vinyl fencing or railing, manufacturers often back their products with warranties. Warranties demonstrate that a company trusts in the quality of their product and stands behind it. In fact, many companies put their warranty on their website, so it’s easy to find and to read.

But warranties vary, both in terms of length and coverage. Here are some things to look for:

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What’s the Difference Between Handrail and Guardrail?

What’s the Difference Between Handrail and Guardrail?

These two terms sound alike, but most building codes distinguish between the two. So what is the difference?

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A Quick Overview of ADA Handrail Requirements

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) changed how businesses handle issues of accessibility for people with mobility issues. Everything from ramp rise to stair depth to door width—and more—are now things that property owners have to take into consideration when building or improving a structure.

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4 Ways to Get Creative with Vinyl Deck Railing

4 Ways to Get Creative with Vinyl Deck Railing

You may not realize it, but there are tons of possibilities for deck and porch railing customization. Mixing and matching colors, styles, and infill gives you a wide variety of ways to get creative with your deck or porch railing.

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How to Clean Your Vinyl Fence or Railing

How to Clean Your Vinyl Fence or Railing

Cleaning? I thought vinyl was low-maintenance!

Vinyl is low-maintenance, especially when compared to wood. You’re never going to have to paint vinyl or replace a rotting board or picket. But low-maintenance is not NO maintenance. Vinyl fencing and railing is outdoors, so vinyl fencing and railing is going to get dirty.

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8 Ideas to Add Character to Your Porch

8 Ideas to Add Character to Your Porch

Your porch rail is installed, your floor and ceiling are complete, and your porch is finished but empty.

Now for some decision making. It’s time to furnish and accessorize your porch!

First, look at your house. Decide what kind of look you’re going for and what fits best with your home’s style. Do you want a traditional front porch feeling? Try rocking chairs or a swing. Adirondack chairs or wicker couches are classics for a reason, and a bench by the door provides additional seating and a good place for your guests to remove their shoes. Wood, metal, and glass are excellent choices for contemporary porch furniture.

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The #1 Essential for Creating Your Perfect Porch

The #1 Essential for Creating Your Perfect Porch

It’s Railing!
Creating a picture-perfect porch starts with railing. Railing is the first thing most people will notice, and the railing you choose sets the tone for the rest of the porch. Balusters are one of the railing features that change how the railing is perceived and what kind of statement it makes.

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