Deck and Railing Blog

Decking refers to Nominal 1x6 (typically 7/8"x5-1/2") exterior grade wood or non-wood material such as PVC and Composite. Decking is installed with screws or hidden fasteners to joists which are fastened to posts to concrete piers. Decking brands like TimberTech, Azek, Fiberon, Envision-Evergrain, Zuri, Deckorators, Trex, Moisture Shield, Genovations, and Geodeck have been used on decks in the Kansas City area for decades. Innovations in recent years have given us better recycling methods, more aesthetic grain patterns, more natural color variation, better warranties, and easier installation.
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Railing Systems are Collections or Lines of Code-Approved Railing Products offered by reputable manufacturers, which typically included posts, post kits, or post sleeves; rail kits, rail panels, rail packs; rail hardware, support blocks, caps, skirts, accessories, and led deck lighting. It is important to understand what items are included with which products. (For instance, Rail Packs only include the rails themselves, whereas Rail Kits typically include rails, balusters or infill and connectors, rail connectors, and foot blocks.) Reading the manufactures installation guide is the b
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