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What Are the Components of a Cable Handrail System?

Posted in: Deck Tips, deck add-ons, porch add-ons, outdoor accessories, cable handrails, Porch and Deck Accessories

James Moylan

Wednesday, January 18, 2017



Handrails are an integral part of any decking structure, but they can sometimes be somewhat overlooked. While people tend to focus on the actual decking boards, the handrail system should be given equal consideration since it equally affects the functionality and looks of your finished deck project. With that in mind, the following are the essential components of one common handrail system: the cable handrail.

What Are the Pros and Cons of Steel Cable Deck Railings?

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Decks and Patios, Decks in Virginia, outdoor living spaces, deck add-ons, porch topics, porch add-ons, Handrails, Deck handrails, stainless steel, cable handrails

James Moylan

Thursday, December 03, 2015

cable deck rails invisible railing system for a wood deck in Montgomery County, Maryland 

If you’re in the process of designing an outdoor living space, it’s likely you've been evaluating the relative pros and cons of various railing systems. One such railing system involves stainless steel cable rails. Steel cable railings are durable, contemporary deck railing options for Zuri decks in Virginia, porches in Maryland, and rooftop decks in D.C. Keep reading to learn if steel cable handrails are right for your outdoor living space.