These are just some of the different ideas available for handrails.
There are many material options available on the market today such as wood, iron, aluminum, cable and more.
Your handrail decision should be comprised of several things: Likes and dislikes, what will match your house/decor, are you looking for privacy or full view and of course, cost.
These are just a view to hopefully give you some ideas!
Cable Railing is the most popular railing on the market today. Check out these 2 great railings that are easy to install. We carry both horizontal and the new vertical cable rail systems.
WiseRail™ Horizontal Cable Rail
Easy to install. These kits make installing cable rail quick and easy.
Fortress™ Vertical Cable Rail
Easy to install - pre-assembled panels. Installation is a breeze with these panels (that can also be cut to fit your needs)!
This is a basic handrail configuration. You can use either a regular board for the top or a milled handrail profile.
Installing the balusters on the outside gives you more of a 3 dimensional modern look.
This handrail design give you a little extra height along with an artistic change to traditional railings.
Installing your railing horizontally gives you a sleek design as well as privacy.
- Sunbursts are a popular look and can be done many different ways.
- **Make sure it meets your county code before installing.
Fortress Iron Railings allow for a great view and are pre-assembled panels to make installation a breeze.
Fortress Aluminum Railings are a lighter weight version of their iron railings and also come in pre-assembled panels.
Stair railings for both the Iron and the Aluminum Railing Systems are pre-assembled and "hinged" so when installing your stair panel, the balusters level themselves!
Fortress Clear View Panels are perfect when you don't want to loose any of your view!
Decorative panels allow you to insert a design in the middle of your panel and there are several patterns to choose from.
Deckorators Aluminum Balusters attach to top and bottom rails and also allow for a handrail profile on top if preferred.
This Deckorator Baluster is easy to install. Screw your connector down and slip your baluster over it. Available in both straight and stair connectors.
Deckorators Designer Connectors are as easy to install as the hidden connectors but give a little added touch to your railing system.
Decorators lighted balusters are great if you spend a lot of time on your deck at night and want an indirect lighting effect.
Deckorators dual baluster connectors some in both curved and square to give you a unique double baluster look.
ALWAYS check with your local code. Codes vary from state to state and county to county.
The drawing to the left gives you a good ballpark idea.