When we sat on the deck, all we could see were railings I wanted to be able to see the yard and the trees, not spindles I found the cable wire line systems looked great and would allow the view, but the small dogs may be able to find their way through the cables Back to the d ing board There are some nice black metal
Jun , With the arrival of summertime we ll all be spending more time on our decks terraces rooftops and nothing gets in the way of a perfectly beautiful sunset like an overdesigned guardrail So we think Another evolution of the interior steel guardrail adds a x stick of ipe wood to the top rail Visually
Apr , Since our front porch is pretty small, we decided to take off the railing to give us a bit more leg room (we also figured it would give us a better view to watch Ellie play in the front yard!) It only took I wanted a lot of greenery on the front porch so I scooped up this black Chippendale planter box I m thinking
Oct , The deck and railings got a badly needed makeover with Sherwin Williams, Lodge Brown Solid Stain! Should be a lot easier to keep I m not sure if I m going to repaint the old metal furniture I had here, or buy new The old furniture is so I really do like the dark stain on the railing, Susan It s VERY classy
Stair Hand Rails Design Ideas for Your Front Porch or Deck Often overlooked in porch designs, stair hand rails shouldn t be taken for granted The right porch hand rails can add to the overall White stair hand rails with black trim Curving wrought iron hand rails open up the entrance giving it a more spacious look.
I too will be using the deck product on the rails for the same reason, heavy splintering, but I am going to back brush it to make it smoother So far coverage seems to be right on the mark I am covering square feet per gal container with the first coat Joe says August , at am So here we are on August
Nov , Sand the fixture with steel wool to remove any corrosion Clean the parts with denatured alcohol again Cover any parts of the fixture you don t want painted with painter s tape Spray several light coats of exterior paint for metal Reassemble the light fixture Attach the wires to the light fixture, and screw it
A pro shows how to extend the life of your metal lawn chairs Left outdoors in rain and shine, metal deck and patio furniture takes a beating Frames accumulate To find width, measure from the center of one rail to the center of the opposite rail at the bolt locations typically found at the top and bottom of the sling To find
May , Stripping is used primarily to spot treat areas where old stain still clings tightly to the surface, such as on railings and other light traffic surfaces Tip Don t allow your pressure washing nozzle to get closer than inches from your deck, and avoid lingering on one spot for too long Otherwise you may risk
Sep , Q My wife and I are expecting twins in January so we are already starting to get everything ready One problem I ve run into is a baby gate for the stairway We have iron railings and everything I ve found is for standard wooden posts, or a stairway with walls on either side Any good solutions out there for
Dec , Fasteners that corrode will lead to unsightly stains, typically a blue black mark or streak around the head That s what you get when you use cheap fasteners, notes Paul Mackie, aka Mr Cedar, of the Western Red Cedar Lumber Association (WRCLA) The best option is stainless steel, which is the least
Nov , After all the creepy c lies were removed , I began washing all of the grime off the porch, railings, window sill, and brick wall The broom connects right to your garden hose and has an on off switch allowing you to control the water flow It shoots an effective yet gentle stream of water, so if you have a
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Jun , So it shouldn t come as a shock that I wanted to build something to hold MORE flowers! Planter Box Mounted on White Porch Rails I built a planter box like this a few years ago for Black Decker s blog, but this time I wanted to improve upon it This is definitely a beginner DIY project, so gather your materials
Jun , Of course you know that I love solutions that are both functional and stylish, so it s a great added bonus that the clear plastic banister guard isn t an eye sore It is nearly invisible, and even the zip ties virtually disappear against our black metal railings It s so great having piece of mind that these two little men
Aug , I wanted the art, lighting, rug and lucite handrail going downstairs to be the stars For that reason, I thought it best to paint the handrail black to kind of blend it in with the walls Have one of those s era metal handrails at your house Learn How to Paint As you know, the handrail is metal Painting metal in
Apr , Front porch with green door, metal railing and concrete steps looking great! to create a welcoming entryway into your house, but don t stop at the door, paint the shutters and also the porch railings if they are showing the passing of time like mine did I think black will be a more appropriate color for them.
Find answers to the most commonly asked questions about decking and railing How heavy is decking Elevations steel deck framing often provides the support beneath commercial projects, ranging from lakeside paths on a college campus in Utah to a large rooftop swimming pool and sundeck in the
Sep , Trying a new tactic for keeping my white deck railing clean and white, despite all the trees in my backyard Sharing that tactic and how I You may remember when I completed a mini makeover on the bistro set, painting the table and the chairs a dark green with Rust oleum paint I guess I purchased two
Sep , Vertical Black Metal Fence This traditional style of fence, whether made of old style iron or updated aluminum, is a go to choice for much of the East Coast It creates a polite and proper boundary, keeps most creatures in or out, and allows for passersby to view the home and garden The wrought iron fence
Dec , Deck Railing Ideas Plans picking a deck railing design is putting the crowning achievement of your deck building task You can include a railing system that matches the material of your deck, or blend it up, like including a vibrant powder coated light weight aluminum railing to your redwood deck.
Oct , Once it dries, they come back and sand everything down so that it s nice and smooth Bondo on a metal handrail This is what the bondo looks like once it is applied it s just like looking at a Monet, isn t it black locust deck boards Fast forward months and months we finally get our wood for the deck.
These wrought iron hand railings (photo above) contribute to the porches sophisticated appeal standard porch railing design Porch railings should complement the architectural features of your home The railings in the photo above appear to be substantially heavy which work well with the brick facade of the home.