The Benefits of Cable Railings on your Deck

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If you are looking for a fresh and modern look for your deck, you can’t go wrong with cable railings. This style of decking has seen tremendous growth over the years, and homeowners are enjoying the sleek look that it give to their deck. Whether you are installing regular cable or steel railings, knowing that material is stronger than most wood, is comfort you and your whole family can enjoy.

View

Installing cable railing as oppose to traditional wood railings, allows you to enjoy the entire view that your deck has to offer, which is often hindered by traditional wood railings. Traditional wood railings are made thicker, so that is stronger, but at the price of blocking the view that your deck.

Options

In addition to improving your view of your deck, you get to have an option of how the railings are installed. Unlike traditional decks where the railings are installed vertically, cable railings can be installed horizontally. While traditional vertical cable railings are common, many homeowners have opted for the horizontal railings because of the modern aesthetic look that it give to their deck. Horizontal railings also have the benefit of creating a casual appearance for a deck, especially one with a wide view.

Maintenance

One of the greatest benefits of installing cable railings to your deck is the minimal maintenance that it will require. One of the few maintenance requirements that cable railings need is the occasional tightening. However, high-quality cables minimize the need to tighten the cables. Overall cable and steel railings provide a safe and aesthetically appealing deck that your friends and family can enjoy.

If you are interesting installing cable or steel railings to your deck or porch, or if you just have more questions about them, Please give Boston Porch and Deck today at 781-990-1729.

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