Deck Railings FAQ

Deck Railings FAQs in Vancouver, BC

We’re Here to Execute Your Deck Railing Ideas

Iron Age Manufacturing is a full-service company fabricating deck railings. Vancouver, BC residents and commercial property owners have come to trust our team for our expert advice and high-quality output. We want you to feel comfortable working with us, so we communicate clearly and work hand-in-hand with you to ensure what we create matches your vision. We founded our company in 1997. We have earned a reputation for delivering excellence in the many years since, no matter how complicated the job might be. Whether you’re looking for something understated or more ornate, you can trust us to get the job done. Read our frequently asked questions to learn more about our offerings.

Do Deck Railings Have to Be Fascia-Mounted Due to Code?

Whether you are a homeowner, a builder, or a contractor, it is essential to understand building codes. When it comes to deck railings, you have to install a fascia-mounted system if the deck is new. However, if you are replacing an existing railing, you can use a deck mount railing system.

Can You Use Deck Mount Railing with Vinyl Decking?

We do not advise using deck mounting for your railing when opting for vinyl. The reason is simple: You will end up puncturing the vinyl deck when you fasten it. You can opt for this sort of mounting, but we recommend caulking the holes to avoid moisture penetration.

Can I Use Picket, Glass, Or Topless on One Deck?

The world is your oyster when it comes to building your deck railing. That means you can mix and match your heart’s content. As long as they work well together, they’ll look great. Our customers often opt for picket railings on the sides of their deck and a glass railing on the front for aesthetic purposes. We can help you select the best option for your deck.

Can I Purchase the Posts and Install the Deck Railing Myself?

You certainly can. But we are also noted for our skill as installers. If you do not want to risk doing the job incorrectly, or you do not have the time to work on the project yourself, we can come to your property and take care of the installation ourselves. Our team is skilled at doing so quickly so you can get back to enjoying your deck.

What Kind of Deck Railings Do You Fabricate?

We pride ourselves on offering our customers plenty of choices. We know no two customers are alike – and neither are their tastes. So we provide a range of options, including glass panel systems, picket systems, topless glass, and customized solutions. During your consultation, we can figure out what the best fit will be for your needs.

Do You Offer Custom Designs?

Our team offers custom design options and is skilled at meeting our customers’ specifications to the letter. We ask that you submit a sketch of your ideas with the dimensions. Doing so will allow our estimators to come up with a price for your custom project.

What Kind of Railing Is Best for A Deck or Patio?

For the most part, it depends entirely on your tastes and desires. We can help you select your railing, though. We are skilled at listening to our clients and figuring out what they want – even if they aren’t sure. We can show examples of our work to help guide you to an option that suits your needs.

Why Choose Iron Age Manufacturing?

At Iron Age Manufacturing, we offer unique and stylish solutions to homeowners and commercial property owners who want to infuse class and sophistication into their homes. But we understand that deck railing serves a primary function: safety. So, we work hard to fabricate long-lasting and durable railings that stand up to the rigors of any environment. We aim to introduce high levels of professionalism, design, and craftsmanship combined with competitive pricing, ensuring our clients get the best bang for their buck. Contact us today to get started.

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