Deck Railing Ideas

Discussion in 'Decks & Patios' started by mpeine, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. Sep 13, 2011 #1

    mpeine

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    I have built a huge rap-aroung deck, approximately 1700 sq ft. The house is a woodsy type design with metal roof and cedar siding. As an affordable railing option, I am thinking about using galvanized stock panel attached to 4x4 posts with a 2x4 top railing. There is no code to meet where I am building, but I do want it to be safe. Do you think this might work?
     
  2. Apr 4, 2012 #2

    StainlessRailingGirl

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    What color is the metal roof? I think a really cool idea would be to mix classic wood designs with a contemporary feel. It sounds like you have already started that with your metal/wood contrast. If you want to keep it classic though-do all wood. Otherwise, I'd suggest stainless steel railing. :)
     
  3. Apr 5, 2012 #3

    nealtw

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    welcome to the site, I would look at cedar and glass handrails ,leave the posts a little higher and cap them to match the roof.
     

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