stainless steel cable railing is ideal for porches and decks with a view that would otherwise be hindered by traditional porch railings. while typical wood railings can obstruct views and glass panels sometimes produce unwanted glare steel cables may be an excellent option for your porch. advertisements.
hole protector sleeves for wood corner posts. hole protector sleeves are fittings used primarily in wooden post corner applications to prevent the wire rope from biting into the drilled hole. also used to conceal protect and beautify drilled holes in a variety of different post materials. because the hole protector sleeves only alliow
porch cover tarp. heavy duty tarps blog posting. tarps used to protect porch: posted by: heavy duty tarps our transparent vinyl material can also be used to
how to protect a porch cover your outdoor wood with a good paint designed for exterior use. a screen will provide comfort and also protect the porch against
hazardous safety barriers and railings can be made safer for pets and small children with the ukge of ultra-high strength screen mesh. safety barriers often pose a danger to children or an escape route for pets when the spacing between railing pickets is too great. a tensile strength of 150 lbs or greater is ideal.
the choice to invest in an aluminum deck railing or fence system over wood or composite products is an important one for every homeowner. understanding the key benefits of aluminum-based products will help you make the best decision for your own property. use the links located on the menu to the left to learn more about
if you prefer not to have the back of the artwork showing as youre walking up the stairs you can use fabric to cover the other side of the railing to hide unsightly picture frame backings
you can use exterior paint on your deck boards but it isn't recommended. paint sits on top of the wood and never penetrates so it only provides a thin layer of protection that breaks up under heavy foot traffic. if you want to use paint apply it only to balustrades or railings.
cover all porch furniture or store them for the season to protect them from the elements. however a front porch is the perfect stage for holiday decorations. decorate a mini christmas tree in the center adorning the railings with lights and garland.
vacuum the surface of the railings and brush excess debris away with a soft brush. rub the surface of the railings with tack cloth to remove tiny bits of debris. caulk any gaps or holes in wooden railings with a wood caulk gun. ask a clerk at the hardware store to suggest a good wood caulk for exterior use.
because porch railings are outside theyre easily weathered by sun and rain. while these railings can be made of iron or vinyl most porch railings are made of easy-to-install wood. if you decide on having a wooden porch railing you should paint it often to keep it looking new.
top rail snap cover for cable railing systems. top rail snap cover snaps into the underside groove of shaped or rectangular top rail. sold in 20' lengths.
with a little extra work though the deck frame can last just as long as the decking. before even beginning to frame the deck i lay out and plan for areas that may be problem spots. anywhere that two pieces of wood join together for example is a potential source for water problems.
protect your deck. you can use exterior paint on your deck boards but it isn't recommended. paint sits on top of the wood and never penetrates so it only provides a thin layer of protection that breaks up under heavy foot traffic. if you want to use paint apply it only to balustrades or railings.
aging treated wood can become unsightly. while structurally sound wood posts can exhibit stress fractures and weather over time. vinyl post covers: cladding or sleeves is the solution to making unsightly but structurally sound deck or porch posts and columns attractive and maintenance free. - post sleeves cover wood posts on new construction.
if you are considering adding a porch to your nashville area home give us a call for a free consultation. if you live outside the nashville market you can now purchase our pvc railings online for use with your new porch. these water proof railings are not only stunning they will never rot.
i have a balcony that has iron railings. i also have 3 cats that love to hang out on the balcony during the warm months. i put an old bamboo blind across the railings and it looked great but the wind tore it to shreds after a few months. what can i use to cover the railings that looks cool but won
lay down floor covering. new models of outdoor carpeting and rugs are made from weather-resistant materials to protect wood from water dirt and sun. available in many colors and styles they can match any decor. lay small rugs over high-traffic areas like staircases before doorways and underneath a porch swing.
the installation of the safe railing guard is easy to do. you first make a hole in the bottom hem on the left or right corner at least 1/2 inch away from the edge. you then secure the mesh with one of the included straps at the Seven Trustt height along the bottom and repeat this process for the top.
clean gently. alternatively you can also use a solution of vinegar and water. try cleaning just one spot on your railing first to make sure your cleaner of choice is safe to use on the rest of your railing. then spend a few minutes scrubbing the railing with the cleaner and a soft brush and rinse with water.
insert a temporary support post between the porch ceiling and the porch floor a few feet from the post you are removing. use a screw jack to raise it into proper position and protect the roof beam by placing a wood shim between it and the support post.