Fortress FE26 Steel Railing

Features & Benefits

 Pre-Welded Panels No need to worry about parts, pieces, spacing and screws. Your panels will arrive in a fully-welded piece for quick installation with the brackets of your choice.
 Sleek Brackets Collar brackets offer a traditional look, while Universal brackets are a popular choice for a more polished look.
 Fascia Posts Utilize every square inch of deck space by moving the posts to the deck fascia. Pre-welded brackets are available for straight or corner applications.

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Sample Deck Pricing

To give you a better idea of what Fortress Steel Railing costs, we've assembled a few sample deck projects with pricing. Please note, pricing may vary based on your specific project. For a custom quote, visit our Railing Quote page.

Sample deck pricing basic
Starting at $1,500
sample deck pricing mid
Starting at $3,400
sample deck pricing premium
Starting at$4,100

Shipping & Availability

 Free Shipping Fortress FE26 Railing ships free on orders of $999 or more. Smaller items like post caps and post skirts ship free on orders of $99 or more. See specific product pages for details.
 Freight Shipping Most items can ship via FedEx or UPS. For larger orders or orders with items longer than 8 feet it may be more effective to ship via common carrier (LTL/freight truck).
 Availability Fortress FE26 Railing generally ships the same day the order is placed. Some products may be special order, see specific product pages for details.


Fortress Color Samples

Not sure what color to choose? Decks Direct is happy to send out color samples of Fortress Railing. Give us a call toll-free at 1-888-824-5316, or click here to order online.

If you are in the Twin Cities area, stop by to and take a look at our deck railing displays. Give us a call at 952-746-7561 or stop by 7am-5pm CST - Monday through Friday. Learn more about our location.


Product specifications
Colors Gloss Black, Black Sand and Antique Bronze
Heights 28", 34", and 40"
Lengths 8ft and 10 ft
Post Options FE26 Post by Fortress
FE26 Fascia Post by Fortress
Infill Options FE26 Prefabricated Level Panel by Fortress
FE26 Prefabricated Adjustable Stair Panel by Fortress
Bracket Options FE26 Universal Rail Bracket by Fortress
FE26 Collar Brackets by Fortress
Lighting Options Fortress Accents LED Lights - Choose from a Rail Light, Post Cap Lights, Universal Light, and Step Lights.
Other Accessories Flat Pyramid Post Cap by Fortress Accents
Fortress Accent Top Panels
FE26 Accent Top Rail Colonial Round
Fortress Gate Uprights
Fortress Gate Panel
Install Difficulty Medium
Saltwater No - Steel railing systems are not ideal for saltwater locations.
Maintenance Low
Warranty View Fortress Warranty Information


Download the Fortress Steel Railing installation guide below and gain the know-how to get the job done. If you’re still feeling a bit overwhelmed, contact us at 1-888-824-5316 or
Fortress Fe26 Installation (1024 KB)

Manufacturer Info

Color Samples

The Fortress Company provides the beauty of traditional wrought iron without the upkeep by utilizing powder-coated, 100% galvanized steel and aluminum. With over 40 years of experience, their railings, balusters, and lighting solutions are some of the best available on the market. They offer high-quality and durable systems with a variety of design options to suit any style.