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How to Pick the Best Railings for Your House

by Carol Ferrell

Imagine you’re moving house. You’ve chosen the company that offers the best removals in Pinner and you’ve arrived home safely, all your things intact. But the problem is, your old railings, including those on your deck and staircases, are completely dilapidated and need to be replaced. This raises the question: where to start? How to even go about picking railings for your house?

Choose the material

There are many materials available for you out there when it comes to railings. If you’re looking for something traditional and rustic, wooden railings will do the job. Metal railings can be molded into almost any shape, on the other hand. You can also choose glass stair railing which will look modern, expensive and stylish. It all depends on your decor and personal tastes – choose the material that best suits your needs.

Make sure you comply with building regulations

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You need to make sure your railings fit all the building regulations. This may be not as important for internal railings, but deck railings will most likely need to meet specific requirements – make sure you know what they are before you start.

Take your view into account

Depending on the shape and material, your railings will obscure more or less of your view. Make sure that whatever choice you make sits well with you.

Is privacy an important factor?

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If you want your deck railing to cover you up from the peering gaze of your neighbours, it’s definitely possible – look into the available options and choose accordingly.

The price

Finally, you should make sure that you have the money to pay for your preferred railing. Start by establishing the budget and adjust your design to the money you can spend on it – you’ll thank yourself later.

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