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Questions to Ask a Deck Railing Supplier Before You Buy

Deck Railings | April 7, 2022

When it comes to deck railing products, it can be difficult to determine which option is best for your home, style preferences, and budget. Whether you are looking for an aluminum railing system, cable railing system, or glass panel system, it is important to choose the right brand/manufacturer. To help you choose the best option for your needs, the team at Vista Railing Systems has compiled a list of questions to ask a deck railing manufacturer before you buy their products.

Learn what to consider when buying a railing system.

4 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Deck Railing Supplier

Asking and answering the following questions will help you make an informed purchasing decision:

1. What Types of Products do You Offer?

If you have not yet decided on a type of railing system for your deck, it is worth choosing a manufacturer that offers a variety of product types. This will allow you to consider a variety of options to determine which product is best for your outdoor space, style preferences, and other elements. For example, Vista Railing Systems offers a selection of aluminum picket railing systems, framed/frameless glass railing systems, and cable railings, all in a variety of colors, allowing you to mixed and match to create the ideal solution for your home.

2. How are your products installed?

While product variety and quality are undoubtedly important, it is equally important to understand how to install a railing system before purchasing it. If a manufacturer offers no installation instructions or resources for their products, they may not be the right choice. Look for manufacturers that offer clear installation instructions through text-based files, diagrams, and videos as each of these resources will make installation much easier.

3. What are Your Colour/Style Options?

While some manufacturers offer a variety of product types, they may not offer any customization options for style or colour. If these aspects matter to you, it is worth asking about them. For example, you may want a textured grey or bronze finish for your aluminum picket railing system instead of white as these colours would look better on your deck and suit your siding.

4. Do You Have Any User Reviews or Testimonials?

User reviews are often the easiest way to determine if a manufacturer provides quality products or support. A collection of positive reviews is often a great indication of quality for any type of product. If a manufacturer does not have any user reviews for their products through dealer websites or other locations, ask if they can provide any.

To learn more about deck railing manufacturers and how to choose the right solution for your needs, get in touch with the experts at Vista Railing Systems. We can be reached by call or text at 1-800-667-8247 and will work with you to determine the perfect solution for your needs or answer any questions you may have about our products.