Handrail Options for Your Outdoor Space

The rear deck of a home is a very important space, as it can be used for entertaining, family barbecues, or a quiet place to relax. Choosing the right size, shape, and materials to suit your needs is key. Part of that includes choosing a suitable handrail—one that fits your budget, and your style. 

Handrails can be as simple as the cost-effective pressure-treated spindles, or as elaborate as custom-made stainless steel. Some of the more popular choices are aluminum and vinyl handrail systems. Both of these options allow for different-sized posts and spindles.

Or, if the contemporary glass look is more your style, you might choose glass panels instead of spindles. Glass panels are also a great way to enjoy a full view of your backyard.

Be sure to discuss the best options for your budget and style with your builder early in the home building process.

Keith Sawlor Sawlor Built Homes Custom Home Builder in Nova Scotia

Keith Sawlor

Keith Sawlor is the second generation Owner of Sawlor Built Homes. With more than 35 years experience building custom homes in Nova Scotia, Keith has built a team that mirrors his professional knowledge and values.

Keith is a Certified Residential Builder who is also certified with many leading industry organizations. He is a Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) Certified Builder, a Net Zero Energy (NZE) Certified Builder, a Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) R-2000 Certified Builder, and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).

Keith is a Board Member of the Atlantic Home Warranty Program as well as the Canadian Home Builders' Association Nova Scotia. He is involved in many other industry programs and associations, such as the Canadian Home Builders’ Association National, Safety Services Nova Scotia and Better Business Bureau.


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