6 jul 2010 . pros. • unobtrusive. won't block scenic views. • flexible. can be built with a variety of wood or metal post and rail components as well as tensioning hardware. • cables can run horizontally or vertically. • glass panels can be used in some aluminum-rail systems. cons. • more expensive than some other.
14 nov 2013 . to seal the deal with your clients, you can tell them that cleaning and maintenance requirements are minimal, especially compared with the regular scraping, sanding, and refinishing required with stained or painted wood railings. vinyl or composite railings and powder-coated steel and aluminum balusters.
24 mar 2017 . many manufacturers of synthetic decking offer a variety of railings, such as provincial or mission style, that can help the deck fit with the rest of the house. sidestep missteps nails and . a vinyl decking product we reviewed snapped in place over metal clips screwed onto the joists. hit the deck ratings here.