Deck of the Month for March 2020

Congratulations to Glenn in eastern Texas for winning our Deck of the Month contest for March 2020 with his simple, yet eye-catching post cap addition! Mounting post caps, whether lighted or non-lighted, is a fantastic choice to dress up your outdoor space while also protecting your wooden deck posts below.

Even more stunning was Glenn's modern upgrade to a metal baluster infill using the Deckorators Estate Square baluster and Estate Square baluster connector kits. A serious step up from the standard wooden spindle, contemporary Deckorators aluminum balusters provide strong, lasting straight lines that won't spliter over time while the powder-coat finish stands up to tough weather.

Our Deck of the Month March champion, Glenn, added new Deckorators Hatteras Castine Flat Bottom Post Caps to his deck renovation

Paint Your Post Caps!

Aside from lending a dash of style and architectual detail to the railing of your home's outdoor space, wooden post caps can provide protection to the core of the wood post from everyday moisture and debris as well as insects or drying sunlight. Glenn chose the classic low-profile style of the Deckorators Hatteras Castine Flat Bottom cap to polish off his deck posts.

Offered in a natural, cedar material the Deckorators Hatteras cap typically blends in against rich cedar or treated-wood deck railings. Glenn, however, wanted to attract attention and painted his Hatteras post caps a rich black shade that ties together with his metal balusters below!

Update Your Outdoor Space!

Growing in popularity year after year, metal deck balusters have the ability to showcase your entire outdoor living space in a new light while also fading from view for an open look.

To expand his backyard views, Glenn decided to install Deckorators Estate Square balusters along his upper-level deck. The sleek 3/4 inch balusters create strong design look while the classic black powder-coat finish essentially

Installing metal deck balusters along your home's wooden railing is one way to step into the modern deck age

Congratulations, Glenn!

From all of us here at DecksDirect, thanks for showcasing how the seemingly small details can truly be the ones that make your overall deck experience! For your creativity and a job well done, we'll be sending some awesome DecksDirect swag your way!

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