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Guide to Choosing PVC Deck Railings

Vertex Deck distributes Nextwood PVC Deck in Ottawa. We understand the pivotal role deck railings play in transforming outdoor spaces into inviting sanctuaries. In this exhaustive guide, we navigate the intricate landscape of deck railing materials and styles, ensuring you make informed choices that align with your vision. From exploring the durability of various materials to unraveling the nuances of design aesthetics, embark on a journey that empowers you to curate a stunning deck railing that stands as a testament to both practicality and elegance. Join us as we unravel the myriad possibilities, guiding you toward crafting an outdoor oasis that reflects your unique style and enhances your home’s allure.

As PVC Deck Pro, we understand the crucial role that deck railings play in transforming outdoor spaces into a place you will enjoy all the time. In this detailed guide, we explore the deck railing materials and styles to ensure that you make wise choices of railing that align with your choice of PVC Decks. We will guide you to create an outdoor oasis that reflects your unique style and enhances your home’s charm.

PVC Deck Railing Basics

PVC deck railings serve as an important safety function and are installed along the edges of decks to prevent accidental falls. The primary purpose is safety but they also contribute significantly to the overall design and visual appeal of the deck.

Building codes typically specify when railing is needed or specific railing heights and designs to ensure compliance with safety standards. Understanding local regulations is crucial before choosing railing options. The spacing between railings or the overall height of railings may be regulated by law.

Railing Materials for PVC Deck

There are many railing material options but only a few fit the style of PVC Deck which requires not only functional railing but also serve as a primary aesthetic element to match the beautiful Decks.

It is important to choose railings that are Canadian Building Code certified.

Aluminum Railings

Aluminum railing is known for its lightweight and maintenance free. They are easy to install, strong and durable. It is a very popular railing option for PVC Deck. Aluminum railings are normally available with balusters or tempered glass panels to suit the style for your project. Aluminum railing is also available in black or white color with several sizes to choose from.

PVC Railings

PVC railings provides a clean, contemporary look for your deck and is virtually maintenance free for effortless style.

Classic or Contemporary and Modern Designs

Classic Design: Clean, simplistic aluminum railing that provides unobstructed views.

Contemporary and Modern Design: tempered glass panel with aluminum posts or PVC railing offers versatility and contemporary style to provide modern appeals.

Customization Options

Color Options

It is imperative to select the right deck railing color to complement your overall back yard design theme. The railing color choice can dramatically impact the look and feel of your deck.

Ornamental Elements

Adding decorative elements can enhance the design of railings. The complex patterns, scrolls made on metal railings can give elegance and charm.

Integration of Lighting and Accessories

Integrating lighting fixtures or accessories along the railing can increase functionality and aesthetics. LED lights or lanterns embedded in railings not only illuminate the space, but also create a warm atmosphere. In addition, hanging flower pots or hooks used for outdoor decoration can further personalize railings.


As you embark on your journey to elevate your outdoor space with stunning deck railings, remember: at Vertex Deck, we believe your home deserves the best. With our array of premium materials and styles, crafting your dream deck becomes an enjoyable experience. Choose with confidence, knowing that durability, aesthetics, and value intertwine seamlessly in our offerings. Transform your deck into a testament of style and quality with Vertex Deck – where your vision meets exceptional reality.

At Vertex Deck, we believe your home deserves the best. With our range of high-quality PVC Deck materials and Various railing styles, creating your dream PVC deck will become a pleasant experience. Please feel free to choose our products which are all backed up with life time warranty. Vertex Deck is the one stop shop to transform your imagination into a deck product.

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