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Tek Rail Commercial Vinyl Railing

Quality Commercial and Residential Fencing and Railing You Can Depend On

harmony railings gallery image 16Since 1990, Tek-Rail has been providing our customers with quality products and services in the commercial and residential fencing and railing industry. From the best commercial vinyl railings to quality residential decking and railings, our products are built with quality, durability, and sophistication in mind. Our customers deserve the best aluminum and vinyl fencing and railing products available on the market today which is why we engineer and manufacture all of our products with you in mind.


We want Tek-Rail to be a name our customers trust, which is why our engineering is top-notch and surpasses building code requirements by 250%. Not only do we work every day to manufacture quality products that far exceed the expectations of our customers, we are continually striving to improve our processes and techniques to better serve our customers with the best fencing and railing systems they can use and love.

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If you are looking for quality fencing and railing for to supply to your customers, then Tek-Rail is the right place for you. Both our commercial and residential fencing and railing products come in a variety of colors and designs, look beautiful, are offered at a fair price, are quick and easy to install, are maintenance-free for you and your customers, are made here in the U.S., and are built to last. For quality products that will save you and your company time and money, choose Tek-Rail, the company you can trust for all of your commercial and residential fencing and railing needs.

ALUMINUM VS WOOD

  • Wednesday, 17 January 2018 17:38

Ultralox Wood vs Aluminum Title

Aluminum Railing

UltraLox Why

If you’re looking for an Aluminum Railing product that’s fast to install, easy for customers to maintain and will drive up your profits, here are three reasons to choose aluminum over wood.

ALUMINUM RAILING IS FAST AND EASY TO INSTALL—CUTS LABOR TIME BY MORE THAN HALF!Aluminum Railing Install

Wood panels take about 20 minutes to install and can be labor-intensive. Pre-assembled Aluminum Panels can take as little as five minutes to install, without the need for special tools or welding. This translates to installing 12 panels an hour instead of three—a significant increase in productivity. Contractors can complete more deck projects per day, and make more money!

FEWER CALLBACKS FROM CUSTOMERS

Wood is hygroscopic, which means it expands as humidity increases and contracts as humidity decreases. As a result, wood railing panels can warp, crack and move, which leads to callbacks from customers. Aluminum Rail Panels do not—it’s that simple.

GUARANTEE A MAINTENANCE-FREE PRODUCTAluminum vs Wood Cost

Wood systems may cost less up front, but they require periodic maintenance that quickly adds up to make them more expensive than Aluminum Railing. Wood railing panel customers should expect to spend at least $500 every 18 months on regular cleaning and refinishing (see chart). Customers can choose untreated wood to avoid refinishing, but wood that is not painted or finished will end up with dark gray stains due to weathering.

Even with regular maintenance, wood systems only last about five to 10 years. Aluminum Railing Systems, on the other hand, is a strong, long-lasting material that is virtually maintenance-free. UltraLox’s Harmony Aluminum Deck Railing, for instance, has an architectural-grade powder coating that the manufacturer warranties for 15 years. During that time, your customers can expect to spend ZERO dollars on maintenance. With UltraLox Aluminum Railing, they also won’t have to spend their valuable free time repainting or staining their railings!

HARMONY ALUMINUM RAILING DECREASES LABOR, INCREASES PROFITS

Aluminum Deck RailingAluminum Railing VS Wood Railing

The Harmony powder-coated Aluminum Railing Kits provides contractors with many advantages. Pre-assembled six- and eight-foot panels and standard mounting hardware enable five-minute installation so you can complete more jobs quicker. It can be ordered to exact size for precise, efficient installation—there is no need to spend time cutting and welding at the job site. A hidden fastener system provides a clean, aesthetically pleasing finished product. What’s more, this system is code-compliant (engineered and approved to ICC-ES AC273 commercial and residential building codes), making it an ideal option for multifamily and commercial clients.

Aluminum Railing System

The maintenance-free powder-coat finish comes with a 15-year warranty, resulting in a long-lasting product, happy customers and more referrals. All of which to say, Harmony railing helps contractors save time and maximize profits.