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Safety Handrails for Outdoor Steps: Tips for Keeping the Elderly Safe

Safety Handrails for Outdoor Steps: Tips for Keeping the Elderly Safe

Being able to make it up and down the stairs is something we take for granted when we’re young But as we get older, the ability to see, grip, and support oneself with a handrail becomes more ...
The Benefits of Aluminum Deck Railings: A Great Choice for Traditional Style Homes

The Benefits of Aluminum Deck Railings: A Great Choice for Traditional Style Homes

I love the warm and inviting feel of traditional style homes While modern designs have a clean aesthetic, they often lack the personal, homey feel that a Craftsman or cozy Tudor style house has ...
LED Lighting for Your Stair Railings Adds Ambiance to Your Stair Area

LED Lighting for Your Stair Railings Adds Ambiance to Your Stair Area

LED lighting is all the rage these days; to me, at least, it seems like it’s everywhere But lighting for ambiance is more than just pretty–it’s there for safety A poorly lit stairway at ...
Choosing and Installing Outdoor Railings for Stone Steps

Choosing and Installing Outdoor Railings for Stone Steps

I used to pretend that I lived in a castle when I was little, and I sometimes even daydream about it as an adult Castles are the home of royalty and riches, after all, and what better place to keep ...
The Best Outdoor Stair Railing Ideas: Choosing a Railing Based on What Matters Most to You

The Best Outdoor Stair Railing Ideas: Choosing a Railing Based on What Matters Most to You

Have you ever noticed in movies how the girl always walks down a set of stairs to meet her prom date at the bottom Or how the good guy looks up at the villain as he slowly and menacingly walks down ...
How to Install a Railing on a Concrete Porch Using a Fascia Mount or a Surface Mount System

How to Install a Railing on a Concrete Porch Using a Fascia Mount or a Surface Mount System

Concrete is tough–and not just as a material It’s tough because it can also be difficult to work with After it’s laid, your options for adding onto it can be a bit limited unless you plan ...
Easy Handrail Installation Using Innovative Features Means Less Time on the Job

Easy Handrail Installation Using Innovative Features Means Less Time on the Job

A few jobs back, I was doing a big house remodeling project that expanded to include fixing the large decking area out back The number one item on my list of repairs was fixing some highly unstable ...
Pet Safe Deck Railings Don’t Have to Compromise Style for Safety and Durability

Pet Safe Deck Railings Don’t Have to Compromise Style for Safety and Durability

Back when I was a kid, we didn’t have nearly the amount of safety precautions that we have today We used to play in the street, explore the woods alone, and swim in the river without life vests And ...
LED Railing Post Lights Illuminate Your Deck with a Beautiful and Energy-Efficient Glow

LED Railing Post Lights Illuminate Your Deck with a Beautiful and Energy-Efficient Glow

Once upon a time, an old friend of mine caught the home improvement bug in a big way and proceeded to build a new backyard deck with stairs, railings, a place for the barbecue, and an outdoor dining ...