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The Best Material for Balcony Railings in Residential Complexes

Many apartment managers don’t have a history in construction, and it can get them in trouble in ways that they may not have e...

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Railing

The Best Railings for a Narrow Staircase: Saving Space on Stairs

If you’re a contractor or architect, you’ve probably been frustrated before about how much building space the numerous stairc...

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Railing

Railings That Don't Rust: Long-Lasting Deck Railing Materials

One of the most annoying things in the world is a railing that you’re scared to grab onto because it would require you to rem...

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Railings for Handicap Ramps: ADA Compliant Doesn't Have to Mean Ugly

I’ve worked on several new school projects over the years, and one aspect that should always be at the forefront of a design...

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Railing

Pet Safe Deck Railings Don't Have to Compromise Style for Safety and Durability

Back when I was a kid, we didn’t have nearly the amount of safety precautions that we have today. We used to play in the stre...

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Fencing

Hurricane Proof Fencing: Finding Fencing That Can Take a Beating

Not too long ago, a storm came through and knocked my power out for a few days. She also toppled nearly every fence in the ne...

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Railing

The Benefits of Aluminum Deck Railings: Traditional Style Homes

I love the warm and inviting feel of traditional style homes. While modern designs have a clean aesthetic, they often lack th...

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Railing

The Best Railing for Garage Steps: Thinking Outside of Wood

A trend I’ve seen in new-build construction is a garage set roughly four feet below the level of the main floor of the house....

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Railing

For Porch Lights That Don’t Attract Bugs, Try Railing-Mounted LEDs

Ambiance is a word that describes a space’s atmosphere. A casual, relaxing environment was what a friend of mine was aiming f...

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Railing

Railings That Don’t Need Painting Make a Perfect Fit for Apartment Complexes

My college apartment was well maintained, but very old. It had steel railings up the exterior stairs and around the balconies...

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Fencing

Ornamental Fence Gate Ideas: Design a Decorative Custom Gate

A large part of my design and building practice involves helping people take their gardens and yards to the next level. I lov...

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Fencing

Installing a Child-Safe Pool Fence for Peace of Mind

Growing up in Florida, I used to desperately envy the kids that had pools. They would throw parties at any opportunity, and e...

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Railing

Homeowners’ Association Fence Rules: Considerations When Installing a New Fence

Recently, a client approached me, seeking help with a rather challenging situation. She had recently installed a beautiful ne...

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Fencing

How to Choose a Fence That Doesn't Obstruct Your View: Metal Picket Fencing

In the 20th century, we tore out the walls inside homes to free up space and views, incorporated more glass in home design, a...

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Railing

Blocking the Wind with a Deck Railing Windbreak

I have friends all over the country, and now that our twenties are behind us, we’ve all begun to settle into homes from Georg...

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