Deck Railing Guide
Vinyl railing is an excellent choice when considering budget, durability and needed maintenance. When compared to traditional wood railings, vinyl is a no brainer if durability and longevity are important to you! Most often available in classic white, vinyl does not require painting, sanding or staining. Ease of installation also makes vinyl a popular and great choice for your railing.
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Finyl Line | RDI
Finyl Line Vinyl Railing is easy to install and is reinforced with strong aluminum — designed to provide added safety. Choose from a traditional T-Top style or Deck Top profile to add a deck board to and create a flat “cocktail rail.”
Endurance | RDI
ENDURANCE ORIGINAL RAIL is our fully kitted vinyl railing system – with everything you need to build out your railing in one box. Simple form and dependable function unite this railing design to maintain safety without sacrificing the elegant presentation of your home or commercial space.
Titan Pro | RDI
Created with the installer in mind — features rail sections that assemble in minutes and metal-to-metal connections that are engineered for easy and safe installation. Panels are supported by structural steel posts clad in low-maintenance vinyl. Titan Pro Rail is ideal for residential and commercial applications.
Select Series | RDI
Select Series Railing is a high-quality, low-maintenance solution that works with the most stringent budgets. Engineered with many of the features found in more expensive professional rail products.
An aluminum railing is a very popular choice as it provides the ultimate strength strong and durability. Aluminum balusters are usually slim and provide a contemporary and modern look and feel . Aluminum is also extremely low maintenance with little to none rust and corrosion regardless of weather elements. Aluminum railing is also the quickest and easiest system to install making it very popular for the DIYers.
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Avalon | RDI
Quick installation. High strength and long unsupported spans. Material highly adaptable to Many deck baluster options. Very low maintenance.
ALX Contemporary | Deckorators
ALX Contemporary Railing is durable, yet minimal. This aluminum railing won’t obstruct your view and its rails come predrilled for proper baluster spacing. The narrow 2.5" posts anchor directly to your deck structure and include a matching post cap and base trim. Metal brackets are provided with all ALX railing systems.
Rapid Rail | Deckorators
A clean, modern railing that offers ease of installation. Deckorators Aluminum Rapid Rail features a clean and modern design, with a beautiful powder-coated finish that resists scratches and corrosion. And to top things off, Aluminum Rapid Rail is backed by a lifetime limited warranty
Prestige | Dekpro
Dekpro Prestige Railing combines elegant form, superior function and precision engineering to create a quality rail system at an economical price. Featuring all aluminum components and a durable, finely textured powder coat finish this low maintenance rail system that will last.
HandiRail | RDI
An attractive aluminum solution for stepped porches and stoops, HandiRail is a valuable alternative to custom steel and iron. Ideal for older city, urban or row housing. Curved ends of rail give it a decorative look. Easy installation for the do-it-yourselfer, HandiRail offers the perfect combination of high quality and low maintenance you have been looking for. Extremely durable. Fits 4-step stair.
Mix & Match
Utilizing a hybrid system that provides composite frames and railings with aluminum/metal balusters helps to create a durable railing option that provides the look and feel of real wood along with the strength and durability of metal balusters and infill. This popular combination of customary and contemporary styles provides a distinctive aesthetic that will make your deck pop! Aluminum rails will pass negate all rotting, warping and splintering issues and of course will never need staining or painting.
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Transform & Excalibur | RDI
Transform composite railing mixed with Excalibur steel panels from RDI helps create the perfect hybrid of a maintenance free composite rail with just the right amount of steel to create a timeless look. Transform has the elements that you want in a wood railing – the weight, look and feel of wood Combined with Excalibur panels creates a classic look, yet easy to install. Available in textured Matte Black and Hammered Bronze.
Transform & Avalon | RDI
Transform composite railing with Avalon railing from RDI helps to create a solid and beautiful hybrid railing system of composite and aluminum. Transform has the elements that you want in a wood railing. Combined with Avalon aluminum railing--pre-assembled rail panels feature ProLock® locking strips that are designed to hold balusters securely in place—and a perfect combination of beauty and strength is created!
Transform & Avalon Glass | RDI
Transform composite railing with Avalon glass balusters from RDI helps to create a sleek hybrid system what opens up the beauty of your outdoor living space with no sacrifice for strength and durability. Transform is solid, weather resistant and strong and won’t absorb water, rot discolor, fade or sag. It’s so durable, that Transform composite railing comes with a limited lifetime warranty. Avalon glass balusters are tempered and create a non-obstructed view with a classic look that requires zero maintenance. No glass baluster connectors needed. Balusters fit snuggly into upper and lower housing.
Composite railings are most often manufactured from recycled plastics and various wood fibers. They are a strong choice when the look of a true wood railing is desired but without the required maintenance and durability issues that often arise with “real” wood.
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Transform | RDI
Transform railing from RDI. Transform has the elements that you want in a wood railing – the weight, look and feel of wood, and nothing that you don’t. Brackets are completely concealed within the rail structure, providing a clean finish look
Deckorators Composite | Deckorators
Deckorators Composite Rail offers durability and high-performance with a clean, modern style—all while boasting our 25-year Structural, 25-year Stain & Fade limited warranty. The railing kit comes with all of the materials you need in a pre-packaged kit to assemble a 6' or 8' railing.
Radiance Rail | Timbertech
All the traditional looks of Radiance Rail but with a smaller top rail. Plus, pre-routed baluster holes and fewer steps deliver easy installation and an accessible price. A railing is actually the sum of its parts—and we give you so many ways to customize yours!
Cable railing has gained much popularity recently and it’s no surprise as this style brings a beautiful, modern, and professional look and feel that provides clear and open views and a seamless connection to the rest of your yard. Typically, cable railing systems are comprised of stainless steel cable that is affixed between posts that can be made of wood, metal or vinyl. Installation of cable railing is not difficult but will often take more time than most other railing options . Cable railing is low-maintenance; tightening the tension will be required from time to time but is a quick and easy process.
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Avalon | RDI
The Avalon cable rail system by RDI is a total solution including a comprehensive range of posts, beams, cables and fittings in multiple sizes and lengths and is code approved for both residential and commercial applications. The cable rail system has the same quality you are used to with our other Avalon products.
ALX Contemporary | Deckorators
Achieve a clean, minimalist style, with the ALX Contemporary Cable railing. The railing has a beautiful powder-coated finish that resists scratches and corrosion. Deckorators aluminum railings offer great looks and long-lasting performance.
Cable | Rail FX
The CableFX by RailFX cable railing system combine stainless steel cables with aluminum railing and posts to offer beauty and performance. This system preserves views, offers low maintenance and lasting safety. This system is highly customizable.
Elevations | RDI
RDI Railing announces an expansion of its line of premium railing products to include Elevation Rail — an innovative horizontal cable railing system that can install 38% faster than leading competition* with fewer SKUs that need to be ordered. Elevation Rail is available as pre-assembled kits with pre-installed brackets and pre-strung, stainless-steel cables.
Glass railing brings a sleek, modern and trendy touch with the most expansive and clear views available. A perfect choice when you desire the beauty of your entire yard be seen and felt! Tempered glass panels and balusters are incredibly durable and tolerant extreme heat and cold climates. Glass railing systems tend to be more costly than other options, but provide a high-end beauty that can’t be matched!
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Avalon Glass | RDI
The Avalon glass railing system by RDI offers the durability and beauty of a powder coated aluminum railing with tempered glass balusters. This system creates a non-obstructed view with a classic look that requires zero maintenance. No glass baluster connectors needed. Balusters fit snuggly into upper and lower housing.
SLX | Invisi-Rail
Make the most of your view, with the SLX full glass system its the only railing system on the market that can span up to 6 feet. InvisiRail is tempered and heat soaked 10mm glass. It has 19 standard panel sizes to accommodate virtually any deck.The SLX tempered glass panels are more affordable than you think, and has been fully engineered to be able to do a full 6 ft O/C post spacing.
Endurance | RDI
RDI makes a vinyl rail system that is specifically designed to accommodate glass balusters.If you are looking for a completely maintenance free vinyl rail system with a non obstructed view, this is the system that you have been looking for. Available in 2 different lengths and 2 rail heights (glass size will dictate rail height)
Regal Ideas | Regal
Other railing systems may look good for the first year and perform well, but when the weather elements start wearing on your railing, performance and your safety can be at jeopardy. With Regal ideas Aluminum Railing systems, you will never have to worry about the safety and durability of the system. Regal ideas Aluminum Railing systems are engineered to withstand the most severe weather and temperature conditions.
Chrystal Glass | Regal
The stunning clarity of Regal ideas White “No-Iron” Tempered Glass panels make it the obvious choice for homeowners that want a pure unobstructed view. The 10mm CrystalRail tempered glass panels are 98% free of iron which produces a crystal clear glass panel with clarity you have never seen before.
4" Baluster | Deckorators
Deckorators glass balusters are often used to create a non-obstructed view. A glass rail system immediately offers a high level of distinction and elegance to a deck or porch. The railing is the focal point of any deck or porch, and using a glass rail increases the level of sophistication
Steel deck railings offer durability, style, and versatility for your deck while also providing extra safety and security for your guests, family, and loved ones as they enjoy the great outdoors. With many styles of prefabricated steel deck railings on the market and plenty of DIY options, there are many choices when shopping for this popular option to your deck. Sleek, economical, and with many customizable options, steel railings are an elegant and durable choice for any deck application.
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Excalibur | RDI
MetalWorks Excalibur Steel Railing combines strength with a traditional and timeless style. Factory welded, fully assembled panels with hidden attachments and pre-attached brackets, allow for easy installation. RDI Metal Works brings you strength and security in our Excalibur steel railing line.
Latitudes | RDI
Latitudes style provides a sophisticated option with a round, horizontal rod infill. Available in a textured Matte Black finish along with accessories to help you customize your install with a deck board top, Excalibur gives you the strength of steel in a traditional and timeless style.
Add a distinctive style that you can call your own. We have Designer vinyl panels and decorative screen panels that will work with aluminum or vinyl railing. We also offer a few steel panel options for the RDI Excalibur railing system.
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Avalon Decorative Panel | RDI
Rust-resistant Avalon Aluminum Railing Beam Kit lets you install Decorative Screen Panels of your choice to create a completely unique railing system. Avalon Aluminum Railing combines form, function and versatility — providing style, safety and security. Avalon Aluminum Railing offers the ultimate in customization with three top rail options.
Finyl Line Decorative Panel | RDI
Finyl Line Vinyl Railing is easy to install and is reinforced with strong aluminum — designed to provide added safety. Offered in a traditional T-Top style top rail. Available with three colors with multiple decorative Screen Panel infill options.
Chippendale | RDI
Finyl Line low-maintenance Chippendale vinyl railing ads a twist with two new patterns of level rail. Reinforced with strong aluminum channels in the upper and lower rail beams. These decorative panels add character to your home while providing safety and security.
Freeport | RDI
Finyl Line low-maintenance Freeport vinyl railing ads a twist with two new patterns of level rail. Reinforced with strong aluminum channels in the upper and lower rail beams. These decorative panels add character to your home while providing safety and security. Easy to install and code compliant.
Mosiac | RDI
Mix it up with our decorative Mosaic level rail panels. Pre- assembled, just like the traditional rail panels, Serpentine and Mosaic can add a touch of style to your install. Installing on wood or composite posts? Our Excalibur Scrollwork and Imperial brackets add a decorative touch and are available in both Satin Black and Hammered Bronze.
Serpentine | RDI
Mix it up with our decorative Serpentine or level rail panels. Pre- assembled, just like the traditional rail panels, Serpentine and Mosaic can add a touch of style to your install. Installing on wood or composite posts? Our Excalibur Scrollwork and Imperial brackets add a decorative touch and are available in both Satin Black and Hammered Bronze.