Aluminum Railing is Trending as Homeowners’ Choice for Outdoor Living Spaces

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Digger Specialties, Inc.
Digger Specialties, Inc.

A recent notable trend in new residential and remodeling markets is the growing demand for products that enhance outdoor living spaces for a functional and inviting lifestyle. Many homeowners are adding decks, porches and balconies that feature elevated aesthetics and a place to relax with family and friends. Key criteria among homeowners are products that complement their home’s overall design and are contemporary in appearance, exceptionally durable, and easy to maintain.

Within the overall category of decking and railing products there is significant movement towards the use of aluminum railing that offers distinctive designs while providing unequaled durability and minimal maintenance. Aluminum railing systems are rapidly replacing wood, composite, vinyl, and steel railing products in the marketplace. Wood railing can warp and buckle and needs to be painted or stained. Aluminum railing is more durable than vinyl railing and is easier to maintain. Composite railing systems are more complicated, more expensive, and more difficult to install than aluminum deck and porch railing. Unlike steel railing, aluminum railing will not rust and is much lighter in weight making it easier to install.

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Digger Specialties, Inc.
Digger Specialties, Inc.

Digger Specialties Inc. (DSI) has become the leading manufacturer of aluminum railing systems in the United States with the most extensive group of railing styles and designs in the industry. DSI’s Westbury® Aluminum Railing offers sleek, contemporary railing styles that are preferred over traditional bulky railing systems. Engineered into all Westbury Aluminum Railing systems are components that speed railing system installation. This and the lightweight design make Westbury Aluminum Railing easy to install.

Westbury railing systems come in an industry leading 12 standard colors (textured and nontextured) and property owners have the option of ordering custom colors.  Westbury Aluminum Railing is a perfect complement to wood and composite deck boards. With its powder coating and use of premium aluminum components, Westbury Aluminum Railing offers homeowners a carefree outdoor lifestyle enabled by minimal maintenance. Westbury Aluminum Railing is available with Magena Star® lighting to provide attractive evening illumination of outdoor living spaces.

Westbury Aluminum Railing is manufactured to provide a lasting finish. DSI’s ten step powder coating process is the most stringent in the industry. Raw materials are carefully selected and inspected to ensure that the aluminum base is free of contaminants and flaws. To provide complete coverage 20 spray guns are used to apply the architectural powder coating. The coating is then adhered to the aluminum railing components in a 400-degree curing stage. DSI is the only aluminum railing manufacturer whose powder coating process is Powder Coating Institute (PCI) 4000 certified and meets the rigorous specifications to be verified AAMA Compliant. The result of this meticulous process is a deck railing system that provides a lasting color finish backed by DSI’s lifetime limited warranty.

Digger Specialties, Inc.
Digger Specialties, Inc.

DSI Westbury Aluminum Railing comes in a wide variety of styles and designs to meet the railing needs of residential and commercial applications. Included in the Westbury line of railing products are the following styles:

VertiCable®: To meet the growing demand for cable railing systems, DSI offers Westbury VertiCable railing which features thin vertical cables that are designed to provide unobstructed views from any deck, porch, or balcony. Unlike horizontal cable railing systems, VertiCable railing comes in pre-assembled sections that save as much as 60% labor time and cost compared to horizontal railing systems.

Tuscany: Tuscany aluminum railing is the number one selling product in the Westbury line of aluminum railing systems. Offering long term durability and lasting beauty, Tuscany railing is available in two classic rail designs that are accented with a stylish top rail and comes with square or round balusters.

Montego: Montego aluminum railing features elegant, curved balusters in two designs. Montego has curved balusters in an attractive two rail design while Montego II has curved balusters with a distinctive three rail design.

Riviera: Riviera aluminum railing features an upscale three rail design with a stylish top rail and square or round balusters. To add a custom touch to the railing system we offer five decorative options between the top rail and mid rail.

ScreenRail: ScreenRail affords property owners the ability to enclose decks and porches or other outdoor structures with the protection and privacy of a screened in living space.

Veranda: Veranda glass railing combines the minimal maintenance attributes of aluminum railing with glass panels between the posts to provide for wide open viewing areas with the security of railing sections. The classic two rail design of Veranda is enhanced by the availability of clear, grey, or bronze glass panels that afford spectacular unobstructed views of outdoor vistas.

Liberty S10: Liberty S10 railing is designed for residential and multi-family applications for use on decks, porches, and balconies. Liberty S10 aluminum railing is an ideal choice where wood, composite, or PVC deck boards are used.

ADA Compliant Handrail:  ADA Compliant aluminum handrail is designed to ensure that business and public spaces are accessible for individuals with accessibility and mobility concerns. These versatile handrail components and accessories provide a perfect safety solution for ramps, stairways, decks, and other applications.

DSI Westbury Aluminum Railing is designed for easy installation. Mindfulness in product design is a major reason contractors prefer installing DSI railing systems. DSI aluminum railing systems are all produced with a meticulous 10 step powder coating system for a lasting finish that stands up to the elements. Westbury Aluminum Railing is a perfect match for aluminum DSI fencing systems.

As the leading manufacturer of aluminum railing in North America, DSI’s experience as a producer of aluminum railing and fencing results in superior products backed by a lifetime limited warranty. To learn more about DSI Westbury railing systems click here.

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