Unparalleled lifetime warranty
Highly customizable yet affordable
Game-changing new infill options
Al13 Key Features

Key Features

  • Affordable without sacrificing design flexibility and customization capabilities
  • Panelized with pre-attached brackets to provide ease of installation, simplified ordering and consistent quality with no picket rattle
  • 2″ AND 3″ Over-The-Post and Proud Post options offer ultimate flexibility, with many top rail finishing choices
  • Quality railing with a thin picket offers high visibility and a clean look
  • FORTRESSLOCK finish provides a durable product with a limited lifetime warranty
  • NEW! Add custom infills like our vertical cable or Pure View glass inset (full or glass balusters)
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Premium Finish

Fortress® Al13 HOME residential aluminum railing is available in 2 premium textured finishes to provide you with even more ways to customize your railing to your unique design aesthetic. And these finishes offer more than just style—each one is also engineered to withstand the elements.

Matte White

Black Sand


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Traditional Level

32.5" (864mm) | 40" (1016mm) | 44.5" (1130mm)

6' (Actual 69"/1753mm)
8' (Actual 93"/2362mm)


Traditional Adjustable Stair

32.5" (864mm) | 40" (1016mm)

6' (Actual 72"/1829mm)
8' (Actual 93.5"/2375mm)



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Post Base Cover

Post Base Cover included in Post Box with 39.5", 45.5", and 55" Surface Mount Posts

Post base cover


3" x 39.5" (1003mm)
Goes with 34" railing panel

3" x 45.5" (1156mm)
Goes with 40" railing panel or 34" Railing panel when using Accent Top Panels

3" x 55" (1397mm)
Goes with stair panel when a taller post is needed due to the angle of the stairs


Brackets- Patent Pending

Evolve Brackets

Hidden Fasteners

External (Level) Patented

External Large only use when installing an Accent Top Panel - (Level)


Angle used for Miter applications

Low Profile Fasteners

Panel Accessories

Colonial Flat Accent Top Rail

8’ - Actual 93.5" (2375mm)

Accent Top Rail

Accent Top Panel

8' Ring Top - Actual 93" (2362mm) x 5" (127mm)

8' Circle Top - Actual 93" (2362mm) x 5" (127mm)

8' 3 Rail - Actual 93" (2362mm) x 5" (127mm)

Cap Rail Clip

Wood screws included 28" (711mm) spacing recommended

Accent Top Rail

Post Accessories


without lighting capability

Flat Pyramid Cap - 3"
Ball Cap - 3"

Accent Top Rail

Traditional Gate

34" (864mm) | 40" (1016mm)

34.5" (876mm)


Gate Uprights

34" (864mm) | 40" (1016mm)

Maximum overall width 48" (1211mm)


Gate Kit #2

Works with Traditional Gate and Gate Uprights. Kit includes a Latch and 2 Hinges. Latch is self-closing
Included mounting hardware and key (uses 1.5" [38mm] of space in the opening)


Easy as 1, 2, 3,

Fortress Railing Benefits

1. Choose Panels

2. Choose Posts & Brackets

3. Choose Personalization

Al13 HOME residential aluminum railing

View our video to see how easy Fortress® Al13 commercial and residential aluminum railing with optional drink rail is to install.

Al13 HOME with Over the Post Option

Al13 HOME with over the post option is easy to install. View our video to see it in action.

Resources & Downloads

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  • Code Testing
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  • Drawings & Specifications
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Fortress® is committed to meeting or exceeding rigorous, third-party testing requirements, so you can feel secure that your railing will stand strong for years to come.

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