Your deck and porch areas are more than just an extension of your indoor living space. They also have the potential to add significant value to your property, so it’s important that you choose the right additions and fittings. The railing is one of the most important parts of your deck area as it’s both a functional and decorative set piece. Read on as our remodeler from The Deck Store lists four railing ideas that increase the appeal of your outdoor living spaces:
1. Wood Railings Provide an Earthy Feel
Wood railing, the classic choice for decks, gives your outdoor living space a natural, earthy feel. Wood makes a great option for traditionally designed homes surrounded by lush greenery, as the wood railing helps accentuate your beautiful landscape. It also seamlessly blends with wooden deck boards.
2. Wrought-Iron Adds Class and Elegance
Wrought-iron railings are a more high-end option that add elegance and class to any home. We highly recommend having us install these railings on your custom decks since they help define the borders of your outdoor space better than “lighter” railing options like wood. Wrought-iron is also a very durable material that has a longer operating life span than traditional wood.
3. Metal Railing for Modern-Style Homes
If you prefer a sleek, minimalist aesthetic, a metal railing is your best bet. Slender and lacking balusters, metal railings divert attention from your home’s trim elements while still adding rich depth to the border of your deck area.
4. Faux Stone Posts and Metal Railing
Installing faux stone posts along with a metal railing can greatly increase the aesthetic appeal and value of your deck area. The contrast between the wooden deck boards and the stone-like surface of the post makes your deck area blend better with your outdoors and is a unique design that cannot be achieved with other railing options.
Need help choosing the right railing for your home? Our professional deck installer is ready to help. Give us a call at (701) 223-1008 for more information on our services. We install custom decks and railings in Bismarck, ND.