Under many province’s building codes, decks above a certain height need railings that meet specific standards. This can vary from place to place. But if your railing is purely decorative, you could have more leeway in terms of what you can build. (Contact your local building department to find out the rules and regs in your area.) Meanwhile, check out these five decorative railing designs that use a variety of materials.
This article was originally published in the May 2021 issue of Cottage Life.