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Is a Balcony Railing Right for My Fence or Deck?

Balcony Railing

Balcony Railings are an important addition to any proper fencing or patio.

If you’ve had a fence or deck installed — especially around your pool and entertaining area — you should keep in mind that a lot of foot traffic is coming your way. If that’s the case, you may want to consider going one step further and see if a balcony railing may be right for you. Safety is always key when it comes to having your friends and family over for fun in the sun and, what’s more, many areas now insist on proper railing installation to keep your codes up-to-date. Here are a few of the important benefits that you may want to consider!

Safety is Always First!

First and foremost, a balcony railing is crucial for safety. If you plan on having people over to your home for outdoor entertaining — especially older guests or young children — the installation of a balcony railing is a sure-fire way to prevent potential accidents or falls. In general, railings on gates, pool decks and ledges provided a much-needed barrier between your structure’s surface and vertical drop. To be even more proactive against those possible falls, consider that even adults can have a moment of loss of balance or muscle weakness, and your balcony railing will always guarantee that they have something to grab for in the case of a trip or fall.

Even if your family or social circle doesn’t necessarily include children or older adults, there is also the added benefit of a balcony railing that, in the case of bad weather, people of any age will have its sturdy durability for extra support. During the winter months when snow and ice are common, or throughout the year when harsh rain makes the deck area’s surface especially slippery, the balcony railing will prove its usefulness.

Extra Security For Your Belongings

As if the endless safety benefits that a balcony railing brings to your outdoor areas weren’t enough, there is one additional reason that its installation can truly help you out in the long run — the security of your outdoor personal belongings. Although this applies year-round, consider how many valuables you leave outside during the warm summer months. Patio furniture, oversized umbrellas, pool toys, candles and grill instruments all seem to find their way scattered throughout your landscape area — and when a storm hits, you don’t want to have to rush outside to gather it all. The installation of a good balcony railing serves the additional purpose of keeping your belongings in one concentrated area in the event of harsh wind and rain.

Contact Hercules Fence Today!

At Hercules Fence, we specialize in the installation and maintenance of several fence styles throughout the Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina areas. Residential fencing provides a welcoming appearance to complement your home. Our sales team can offer you many selections to choose from to accommodate your privacy, semi-privacy, and decorative needs, and our professionals use only the highest quality materials to install your fence at a price that is reasonable and affordable. We also specialize in commercial fencing to keep your business safe and secure while also looking professional and welcoming.

To get started with chain link fence installation with Hercules Fence, call us today at 1-800-883-3623. You can also visit ourcontact page to find a full list of our locations and phone numbers.

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