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Deck Railings Grow Up

Stainless steel, vinyl, aluminum, and composites are now viable alternatives to wood

In the 1990s, Trex opened the doors to a new assortment of deck-railing materials. Today, we can choose among stainless steel, vinyl, aluminum, and composites. Contributing editor Scott Gibson takes a look at the variety of deck-railing materials on the market and offers a list of pros and cons for each option. Taunton Press shop manager John White provides some insights into the assembly of the new styles of deck railings.

Deck Railings Grow Up
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