Why would you consider 36 inches vs 42 inches for the height of your exterior aluminum railings?
Why would you consider 36 inches vs 42 inches for the height of your exterior aluminum railings? When you’re choosing the height of your exterior aluminum railings, there are a few factors to consider. Am I meeting the Ontario Building Code’s requirements? Anything higher than 2 feet (generally 2 steps) needs at least 36 inch height railings by code. It’s very common that most front steps will fall under the umbrella of 36 inch height railings as most are in the 2 feet to 6 feet range. In terms of deck railings, it’s very common that we see 42-inch height
Importance of railings to prevent an injury
Importance of railings to prevent an injury Grabrails are heavily known to help prevent injuries, whether you have them in your bathroom, kitchen, garage, and most importantly, as soon as people approach your home when going up your front steps, they become extremely useful and also provide a secure feeling when having your parents, friends or any other family members visiting your home. In terms of exterior railings, this is where we come in. Toronto Deck and Rail offers great products to help reduce the chances of getting into an injury. Here are a few places where we can help
Environmental Advantages of Aluminum
Environmental Advantages of Aluminum What does Toronto Deck and Rail do with the leftover scrap aluminum? Aluminum railings are manufactured by simply molding the aluminum to a specific shape, otherwise known as aluminum extrusion. Aluminum extrusion can be very easily recycled. We bring all of our excess aluminum to a local scrap yard, where it can be processed. This ensures that the aluminum is not being dumped in a landfill, not to mention aluminum extrusion is quite valuable! Is the coating on the railings bad for the environment? No. Powder-coating has many benefits including strength, longevity and low environmental impact.
Our values on front step rail systems
Our values on front step rail systems The Business Reality The railing industry has a bad reputation for price changes, mid-project upsells, poor communication and no-show installations. It’s basic economics; right now the industry is in such high demand that clients paying the most get the highest priority. It can be difficult for the “little guy” to get proper service and consideration. Our logic We figured out how to get quotes done more quickly, to keep the correct inventory in stock, and to schedule by batch, in order to reduce these wait times. Our focus is on installing the project
Importance of railings when dealing with an injury
Importance of railings when dealing with an injury Dealing with an injury is extremely difficult and there can be some important factors to consider when entering and leaving your home. Should I have a railing on only one side of the stairs or both sides? Railings on both sides of the stairs allow you to still use your dominant hand while having the opportunity to use the other hand to be used as support. Front Step Railings – In terms of the railing style, you have the option to choose pickets or glass for your front step railing. Picket style will