Repair or upgrade your deck railings with these tips and how-tos.
Rebuild an Old Deck With New Decking and Railings
An old deck with a sound structure doesn't have to be torn down. You can remove the worn out decking and railing, and then replace it with new, low-maintenance decking and railing – a brand-new deck for a lot less money.
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Repairing Decks and Railings
Easy fixes for common deck problems like rotten boards, wobbly railings and loose nails. Plus, see how to stiffen a bouncy, wobbly deck
How to Build a Cedar Deck Railing With Glass
We'll show you how to dress up a dull deck with sturdy, handsome railing that provides a wide-open view. The tinted glass is strong and safe, and it adds flair to your outdoor space. This article explains everything you need to build the railing for your deck.
Deck Railing Repair
Stiffen a wobbly deck railing by adding blocks along the rim joist. It's a quick and easy way to firm up the railing.