Different types of deck railing covers include wood, composite, metal, cable-rail and tempered glass. Other types are vinyl, plastic and PVC coated railing covers. Deck railing covers add a decorative touch to the whole ... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

Attractive options for deck railings that aren't overly expensive include composite rails made of vinyl, rustic looks made of repurposed wood or branches, and standard railings made of pressure-treated wood, suggests Dec... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

A wooden railing is a simple and relatively inexpensive option for decks. Capped composite is also inexpensive, while metal, cable rail and tempered glass cost more. More » Home & Garden Outdoor
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