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6 Style Elements to Make Your Staircase More Open and Inviting

Posted on 3/25/20 5:00 AM

A staircase in your home can have incredible power over the impression of the adjoining rooms. A staircase can look majestic, inviting, or it can make the entire room look more cramped and closed off. If you're thinking about home renovations and improvements, then opening up your staircase and making it more inviting is a great place to start.

But what makes a staircase inviting? What makes it enhance the beauty of downstairs rooms while beckoning to comfortable rooms upstairs? That's exactly what we're here to explore today.

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Aluminum Railings for Commercial Office Space

Posted on 3/24/20 5:00 AM

Commercial property owners know the value (and requirement) of quality railings at their office properties. You need to keep your tenants safe by preventing slip and falls accidents; and you need to keep your office buildings up to code. Finally, high quality aluminum railings add an element of style and a quality finishing touch to the appearance of your building.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Add a Deck Railing on Your Investment Property

Posted on 3/17/20 5:00 AM

Are you looking for a way to make your investment property safer, more attractive, more marketable, or more profitable? Here are the reasons adding a deck railing on your investment property is a way to accomplish those goals.  

The Building Code May Require a Deck Railing

The international codes for residential and commercial buildings require deck railings for decks more than 30 inches above the grade. The local building code for the municipality your property is located in may have a different standard.

For safety reasons, building codes also regulate deck features such as rail height, baluster spacing, and guardrail strength. It's important to invest in high-quality railings that meet building code standards. As a property owner, you're also responsible for seeing that the deck is installed according to the manufacturer's instructions. Low-quality materials or improper installation can expose you to liability.

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Tips to Help You Choose Railings for Your New Deck

Posted on 2/4/20 5:00 AM

When building a deck, it is important that you choose the right railings in order to ensure the safety of you and your loved ones. However, you will also want to make sure that you choose a railing that is not only functional, but that is also beautiful and will continue to be so for years to come. Yet, with so many options for deck railing on the market, how will you know which will be the right option for your home? Here is a look at a few things that you should take into consideration when choosing deck railing for your home to ensure that you make the right choice.

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Building a Balcony, Should You Use Aluminum Railing or a Balustrade System for Safety?

Posted on 1/7/20 5:00 AM

Building a new balcony is an exciting time for any homeowner. Maybe you decided to make an overlook to enhance the front of your home or a leisurely upper deck where you can admire your backyard from above. Balconies are something that almost any two-story home can have, especially if you also have room for a door in the upper floorplan. Some people cut back the top of the home for a balcony, though most build a pillar-supported deck balcony which becomes (or already was) the lower porch roof.


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Aluminum Railings vs. Steel Railings for Your Deck

Posted on 12/26/19 5:00 AM

Planning to switch out your old deck railings for new ones but torn between aluminum and steel? Well, you're not alone. This is a puzzle most homeowners are often unable to solve, and we don't blame them as both metals pack closely related perks. Even though we don't have a cut and dried answer, we'll help you determine the best between the two by comparing the two materials.

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Tax Time is Coming, Improve Your Small Business Space Now!

Posted on 12/17/19 5:00 AM

As 2019 draws to an end, many businesses are zipping up their fiscal year and getting ready for that one yearly certainty... income tax time.

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Top Four Mistakes to Avoid During Aluminum Railing Installation

Posted on 10/29/19 5:00 AM

Aluminum is one of the most popular metals when it comes to railing materials. This is, however, no surprise as it's highly customizable, boasts excellent versatility, and at the same time, it's durable and requires little to no maintenance. When used as a fence, for instance, aluminum railings not only create a polished appearance but are also highly functional. So if you chose aluminum railings for your pool area or fence, then you've made the right choice. If you've also decided to handle the installation, here is an outline of some of the mistakes you should avoid so the process can be a breeze!

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Aluminum Railing: Why It's A Great Addition To Your Deck

Posted on 10/16/19 5:00 AM

The perfect finishing touch for your deck is aluminum railing. This railing is made completely from aluminum alloy and has so many great benefits. Here are 4 excellent reasons why you should consider aluminum railing for your deck. 

Durability Isn't An Issue 


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Spookalicious Aluminum Railings for Halloween!

Posted on 10/3/19 5:00 AM

Spookalicious and Fun Ways to Decorate Your Aluminum Railings for Halloween

Halloween is such a fun chance to decorate the exterior of your home. Did you know that Americans have been trick-or-treating for 100 years? It's a community-based holiday that allows children and adults to have safe fun together, out of doors in their neighborhoods. It's an American tradition!

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