Architectural Railings: 5 Benefits

Posted On 28th May 2016

The 5 Benefits of Architectural Railings

Balancing the safety requirements of a project with overall aesthetic design can prove to be challenging. How can you provide a safe environment on a high deck without obstructing the view? How can you keep visitors off your landscaping without disrupting the overall look of your property? How can you meet safety codes for pool fencing without putting up a high maintenance wooden fence? Here’s where architectural railings come into play. They come in an array of styles so you never have to sacrifice aesthetics for safety. Let’s take a look at the five benefits of architectural railings.

Maintain an unobstructed view

Outdoor spaces like patios and decks that offer beautiful views often need some kind of barrier to prevent accidents. Architectural railings can offer all of the benefits of a barrier system without obstructing the beautiful ocean view.  When you need railings on a waterfront balcony, an especially popular option is a cable railing system with posts, handrails and narrow cables. You might also want to consider glass railing posts or stainless steel crossbar railing posts to create a sophisticated look that maximizes the aesthetics of the surrounding scenery.

 

Glass Railing Posts

Protect your lawn and landscaping 

When you’ve invested time and money into maintaining a perfectly manicured lawn, chances are you don’t want people traipsing across it. Attractive architectural railings can be an excellent way to line scenic walkways and pathways, ensuring that you maintain an attractive property while still gently keeping guests off your lawn and landscaping.

 

Enhance the aesthetic appeal of a space

While architectural railings have functional safety purposes, they can also be used for aesthetics. For a sophisticated look in a modern space, you might opt for sleek stainless steel railings or crossbar railing posts. There are many of options out there, which means you can easily find something to compliment the look and feel of every space.

 Crossbar Railing Posts

Add value to your property

Adding architectural railings to your home or business can be an excellent way to add value to your property by improving the overall aesthetic appeal and functionality.

 

Easy installation

Last but not least, it should be noted that architectural railings are quite easy to install. Installation is especially simple when you use one of our many Invisiware cable-railing kits. These kits come in a wide array of sizes and styles, including standard rail cable, so there is something to meet everyone’s aesthetic and functional needs. This can be a great DIY project or you can always call in an expert for help. 

The bottom line is that when it comes to architectural railings, there is something to suit everyone’s needs. Choose from an array of different types and styles, including channel tubing, wood line railings, cable railings and glass railings. Whether you’re striving for rustic and laidback or ultra-modern, architectural railings can help you create the perfect look. 


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