There are several reasons to install vinyl railing. You may be looking to replace existing wood or metal railing that has deteriorated, where repair would be time consuming and costly. You may have safety issues such as the need to provide a handrail along a stairway. You may need to enclose a porch or a pool area to control children or pets. You may want to simply add curb appeal to the exterior of you home. Whatever the reason, you want a product that is strong, easily installed, with low maintenance requirements.
KINGSTON VINYL RAILING
Kingston vinyl railing is manufactured by Certainteed. The Kingston system has a number of advantages. It is incredibly strong with aluminum reinforcing in both the top and bottom rails. It is available in boxed kits with three lengths 6, 8, and 10 ft., and may be cut down to fit a non-standard span. There are three colors and two baluster styles available. It can be installed over a concrete surface, or added to wooden or composite deck structures. Vinyl post sleeves and multiple post caps and trim rings are available to dress up the final look. There are two heights available. The 36 inch system is designed for residential applications a 42 inch offering is available for commercial applications. Installation may be completed with basic hand tools.
DESIGN & LAYOUT
We strongly suggest beginning with a drawing showing dimensions and locations of existing or proposed items such as doors, stairways, and posts. By utilizing the three available rail lengths, and with the ability to cut down rails to fit a given span, you can minimize the number of kits purchased and at times eliminate the need for additional posts and other parts.