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The 5 Most Significant Decking Trends of 2019

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Decks and Patios, Decks in Virginia, Deck Contratcors, infrared heaters, outdoor kitchens, outdoor kitchen cabinets, Danver Stainless Outdoor Kitchens, Infratech outdoor heaters, Infratech, Infratech infrared heaters, deck boards, Deck handrails, decks in Washington, D.C., Porch and Deck Care, Trex Decking, Porch and Deck Accessories, rooftop decks, Zuri decks in Maryland, Zuri decks in Virginia, kitchen appliances

James Moylan

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

trex deck with trex lighting in howard county, maryland

While most people think of decks as pretty basic additions to homes, 2019 is proving they can be a lot more. So, say good-bye to your standard deck boards and railings because the hottest trend this year is making a deck that doesn’t look anything like a traditional deck!

What Are the Pros and Cons of Glass Railings for Decks?

Posted in: Decks in Maryland, Decks and Patios, Decks in Virginia, Deck Products, Deck Tips, deck topics, Deck handrails

James Moylan

Monday, December 07, 2015

 SunRail Glass railings picture

 

Glass deck railing systems are unique deck products that promise to add a modern flare to deck and patio design ideas for decks in Virginia and porches in Maryland. Their visual appeal and durability, courtesy of glass railings and stainless steel balusters or glass balusters, are not matched by many other porch railings, including cable deck rails. However, so-called invisible railings for decks and porches aren't going to be the perfect fit for every new outdoor living space.

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.