Aluminum Railing Systems

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Q: I'm thinking of purchasing a Home-Rail railing system – where do I start?
A: To obtain an estimate, provide Home-Rail with a drawing of you deck with outside dimensions (see Request an Estimate).

Q: What colours are available?
A: Home Rail is available in 6 standard colours* (black, white, linen, sable, yard bronze, & chestnut bronze)

Aluminum Railing Standard Colours

*: Colours may not appear exactly as show, please contact Home-Rail for proper colour samples.

No additional charges applies to any of our standard colours.

Q: Are gates available through Home-Rail?
A: Yes, our gates are available in 48" wide x 42" high. Home-Rail gates can be cut down to size and are available in picket or glass.

Q: What type of paint is used on Home Rail railing systems?
A: We us the highest quality powder coating formulated to exceed one of the toughest paint standards in the industry for weathering specifications.

Q: I'm installing glass railing and cannot get the glass gasket to fit into the top and bottom rail, what am I doing wrong?
A: All Home-Rail top and bottom rail comes manufactured with a clean plastic/vinyl picket gasket, which needs to be removed to allow the glass gasket to fit.

Q: What tools or materials are needed to install a Home-Rail railing system?
A: Our railing systems come complete including all hardware and fasteners. Only basic hand tools are needed.

Q: What is the maximum distance I can have between posts?
A: The distance allowed between posts to meet building codes depends on your deck layout. Please use the Request an Estimate page and include a sample deck drawing.

Q: What are the advantages of the Home-Rail railing system as compared to other products from other railing companies?
A: Home-Rail is the manufacturer and supplier of our "patented" railing systems. There are no middle men to mark up the price and therefore we can provide you with the best price and quality.