Creative Living Choosing the best railing design for your Deck Virginia Beach can make a huge difference in its overall appearance. You can take your deck from ordinary to spectacular by making the best choice here. Rails have an obvious and necessary function – keeping people from falling off your deck – but rails also serve an important aesthetic role. Make your deck pop with the right railing. But first… Call Creative Living Deck Contractor Virginia Beach.
Do you really need deck railing?
If your deck is low to the ground, railing may not be necessary. Jurisdictions vary, but if your Deck Virginia Beach is less than about 30 inches from the ground, railing may not be required by your local building code. As always, check the building code in your area before deciding. Now, just because you can build a deck without railing, that doesn’t mean you should build your deck without it. Think about who is likely to be using your Deck Virginia Beach . A 2 year old or a 92 year old could be significantly injured falling off of a 30 inch high deck.n Deck Contractor Virginia Beach For that matter, a 22 year old could get hurt, they just heal faster. (at least that’s what I recall – its been a while you know) Anyway, consider who your guests will be and plan accordingly. If your deck is near the upper end of the requirement range, strongly consider adding railing. If your deck will be near the lower end of the range, you may be fine without any railing.
Deck Contractor Virginia Beach
Deck Virginia Beach
There are other ways to compensate for no railing if you decide to go without it. You can strategically place items around the Deck Virginia Beach to serve as a substitute railing. Plants,furniture, grills, barbed wire…Okay, maybe not the barbed wire, (I was just checking to see if you were paying attention) but you get the idea. Built in benches and planters can serve as a more permanent barrier. Wide stairs are another option for those in between applications.
Please read our blog for more information .
As you will see, railings can enhance and beautify your Deck Virginia Beach as well as provide the necessary safety requirements. But those same railings can interfere with your view from your deck. The trick is to balance those three considerations: safety – beauty – view. And, as always – budget.
Adding a deck or a porch is a wonderful way to add to the appeal of your yard, keep out rodents and animals, give you peace and quiet, and add to your family’s privacy. Not only does it help define your property, it can also create a safe space for pets and children and protects your vegetable, herb or flower garden. Whether you’re looking for vinyl, composite, or wood, find a your quality contractor in Creative Living. We’ll give you the best prices possible.
For more information on decks and porches, click here.
Composite decking products are building materials manufactured using a mixture of plastic and wood fiber.
For more information on Composite Decking Please click here.
Vinyl decking made from Cellular PVC is a great choice for decking because it is essentially resistant to stains, mold, insects and fading.
For more information on Vinyl Decking Please Click Here.
Co-extruded composite decking offers strength and ultra-low maintenance preformance. offers a more natural-looking surface, realistic grain pattern and is available in two Capricorn tropical colors.
For more information on Co-extruded Composite Decking Please Click Here.
Powder coated aluminum decking can be used to create a water tight floor for your deck. This unique material will never splinter, rot or rust. LockDry Aluminum decking is cool to the touch and is available in 5 colors.
For more information on Aluminum Decking Please Clck Here.
Safety Pros And Cons : Deck railing can pose safety issues for several reasons. First if the rails are spaced to far apart 4 inches or more, small objects like a child hand or animals paws can easily get caught in them.
For more Information on Deck Railing Please Click Here.
History: Pergolas have been around for thousand of years dating back to the 1400’s , mainly used for there gardening purposes for vegetation like grapes for wine makers.
For more Information on Pergolas please Click Here.
Why ?’What would be the reason to buy a gazebos, there are many let us explain.
For more Information on Gazebos Please Click Here.
Creative Living LLC Is A Decks & Porches Remodeling Company Sales And Installation
Creative Living is a premier Contractor
Please Feel Free To Call Us With Any Questions, We Service All Of Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, all of Hampton Roads!
Our Services: Bathrooms Remodeling, Carpet Sales And Installation , Concrete, Decks ,
Electrical Repair , Fence Installation, Fire Damage, Flooring Sales And Installation , HVAC Repair ,
Insulation, Kitchen Remodeling, Painting, Plumbing, Roof Repair And Installation , Siding Repair And
Installation, Water Damage And Flood Repair And Clean-Up, Windows Sales And Installation , Tile Installation, And Trim .
Creative Living is a family owned Remodeling and Renewal company based in
Hampton Roads, servicing all of the Tidewater area for almost 10 years!
We Are Located At: