15 Creative Deck Railing Ideas for Immediate Curb Appeal

If you’re feeling fed up with your outdoor living space and you want to achieve overnight curb appeal when entertaining neighbors, family, and friends, these 15 creative deck railing ideas can fuse safety and style in equal measure. Our Hometalkers have adopted both cable deck railing and wood deck railing designs to bring unique personality to your home and back yard. Deck railing can also be used to create privacy for social spaces or unobstructed views to maximize your property’s enviable location. Of course, choosing the style of your deck railing will be a personal preference and down to your budget. Fortunately, these 15 projects demonstrate that deck railing can be created out of several versatile materials to secure your deck.

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Sunburst-Style Deck Railing Offers a Surprising Amount of Privacy

This front deck project from Marty's Musings was capped by a stunning sunburst deck railing, offering balance and symmetry. These five large sunburst deck railing designs

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An Easy Way to Incorporate Ambient Lighting into Your Deck Railing

Rope lighting helps to brighten up your outdoor deck to extend your parties long into the night. To cover the full length of the deck railing, a base kit and two

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Hog Wire Deck Railings Built from Scratch

These custom deck railings were built using unconventional materials to create a budget cable deck rail effect. Hometalker ToolBox Divas saw hog wire as one of the best

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Cable Deck Railing That Doesn't Obstruct Beautiful Scenery

This cable deck railing design is maintenance-free, leaving the deck’s languid water views unobstructed. Cable rails, also known as wire rope railings, are a safe

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Lattice Privacy Screens Where Your Deck Really Needs it

Hometalker At The Picket Fence used lattice screens to create privacy to the third side of their exposed back yard. In their garden, they have large trees on two sides of

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Chippendale Railings Create an Inviting Porch

SweetPea Paula's porch was recently revamped by building and painting new Chippendale railings. Their previous porch railings were falling apart due to rot, with plenty

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Effective Deck Railing Repairs for Weathered Surfaces

Hometalker Holly Prim had failed to seal or power wash their deck, resulting in rotting stair railings and loose spindles. With the stair treads lifting and warping and

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Timbertech Deck Railing and Decorative Lattice Work is Great for Landscaping

This installation of Timbertech decking, railing, and lattice decorative skirting offers style and definition for back yards. Hometalker Cepontzsons had a hot tub in

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Contemporary Yet Timeless Wood Deck Railing Designs to Consider

These distinctive wood deck railing ideas show how to fuse traditional materials with contemporary design. This imposing wood deck railing has real definition, with the

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Prefabricated Deck Railing Sections Make it Easy

This family deck area had become rotten and unsafe for children to use near the pool area. They opted to replace the rotten floorboards, build a privacy wall complete

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Back Porch Railings That Serve as Planters and Additional Seating

When this Hometalker bought their new home, the back porch deck was in horrible shape. It was unsafe to walk on and was unused for over a year before they eventually tore

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36”-42” Deck Railing is Ideal for Decks on High Ground

This Hometalker shared some advice on choosing the right deck railings for the height and size of your deck. They say that there are four common materials used for deck

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Factory Manufactured Metal and Glass Deck Railing Systems

If you want a railing system for decks and stairs, Helen Faulkner recommends Deck-Rail’s factory manufactured railings. These metal and glass deck railing systems can be

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DIY Deck Gates Create Easy Access Via Your Railings

With their deck railings finally complete, GrandmasHouseDIY opted to build an outdoor deck gate for extra access. They were keen for the DIY deck gate to match the deck

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