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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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How to Make your Deck Winter-Ready

Posted on 1/14/20 5:00 AM

Is your deck winter ready? Probably not, and we are not surprised. With much to take care of before the first frost, your deck is probably the least of your worries. But it should be. The short snowy days and longer extra cold nights of winter can leave severe damage to your deck, patio, or porch. This is notably worse if you live in an area with harsh winters. So, as much as all you want to do is stay indoors and snuggle up, it's essential you prepare your deck for winter. 

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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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10 Exciting Ways to Use Balustrade Systems in Your Home

Posted on 10/22/19 5:00 AM

Worthington Millwork's elegant balustrade systems combine the finest balustrade materials available -  the impeccable classic styling allows you to select the perfect balustrade system to make your home stand out. Our stylish columns complement our elegant Balustrade Systems-when used in combination, they add additional beauty and richness to any home.


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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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