Whether the deck is located at the front or the back of your home, it is no doubt the ultimate hangout zone. Decks are ideal for weekend get-togethers with friends to kicking back with a good book and an awesome sunset. And with the right deck railing, decks can be a safe place for the kids to play or for the dog to lounge in the sun.
Deck railings not only provide safety and security but can add instant curb appeal. And the ways to build a deck railing around your home are varied, the materials limitless. Here are 13 creative ways to build a deck railing around your deck for endless outdoor fun!
How to Build a Deck Railing
A deck will add value to your home and expand your overall living area. But a deck on its own is lonely. It needs a friend and this is where a deck railing comes in.
Whether you are building a deck railing from scratch or updating a weathered one, the possibilities for how to build a deck railing and the materials can be as creative as you are. You can choose to have the deck railing match the material of the deck itself so that the focus is on the views, or you can add a contrasting material for interest and aesthetics. Whatever material you choose, think of the deck railing as the icing on the DIY cupcake. It will surely liven up your home and your outdoor fun!