Why Fortress®

TO SUPPORT AND DEFEND

Creativity Flows from the Rebel Spirit

Reinforce your vision with our Evolution steel deck framing and stair system. Recognized as an Architectural Record product of the year, this innovative solution lets you experience design flexibility through greater spans, cleaner lines, and the option to work with any type or brand of decking. Be inspired by a sustainable deck framing system that stands the test of time, while standing out with its finished aesthetic. 

High performance products

FORTRESS FRAMING

ROT? WE THINK NOT.

Experience design flexibility through greater spans, cleaner lines, and the option to work with any type or brand of decking.

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GREATER SPANS, UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS

STRONG, SAFE & ENGINEERED SYSTEM

ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE - STEEL IS RECYCLED AND RECYCLABLE, MAKING IT MORE SUSTAINABLE THAN WOOD

BEAUTIFUL FINISH

NO ROTTING, WARPING OR SPLITTING EVER

 

Change Starts From The Bottom

Look underneath most decks and you'll see a weak link. Your decking and railing are engineered to last 25 years or more. So, why are you using wood framing? Choose Evolution steel deck framing.

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Deck Stairs 101: Why Deck Stairs Aren't as Complicated as You May Think

Deck stair installation can be intimidating. Between demystifying international and local code requirements and reliving the...

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How to Frame a Deck with Steel: Your Top Questions Answered

Fall may be in full swing, but there’s never been a better time to build the sprawling backyard deck of your dreams – complet...

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Why U.S. Homeowners and Builders are Embracing Global Deck Framing Norms

For decades, U.S. homeowners and builders have relied on lumber for deck framing projects. But with today’s zeal for outdoor...

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