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Add Elegance And Style To Your Home With Wood Railings - Articles Surfing
This article discusses how beautiful wood railings are. It also talks about the practical aspects of wood railings , and how they should be cared for.
Wood railings are a very elegant addition to a home. For an instant update to your home that will add a stylish touch, consider
Besides their beautiful good looks, there are other advantages to wood railings. Wood railings, when used indoors and not
There are many choices of woods for beautiful wood railings. Besides the various styles you can choose for the posts, balusters and top rails, you have a wide variety of woods to choose from. Red or White Oak, Ash, Cedar, Pine, Beech, Poplar, Mahogany, Walnut, Maple, Cherry and Teak are all availalble and each has its own look to add to the beauty of your home. You can even have the posts and balusters in one material and the top rail, the most visible feature in another material.
Today's manufacturers use computer systems to design whatever kind of railing system you like, so you can choose a design or make your own, and the posts, balusters and toprail of your dreams is at your fingertips.
How do you take care of you new wood railings? Wood railings are very easy to take care of. As long as there is no exposure to moisture, you just have to dust and polish. Exposure to moisture means that woodworms and termites can infest and eat away t the wood. If your wood rails may be exposed, you will have to treat them with a chemical to prevent this, or if they are outdoors, you may have to paint them to protect them. Otherwise, just dust weekly and do a heavy wax polishing once a year to keep your wood railing glowing.
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