Pros and Cons of Cable Railing
Pros of Cable Railings
- Open view
You don't want to waste the view outside deck. Instead of wood, glass or iron infill, cable railing systems use stainless steel cable to serve as a traditional guard without blocking the view.
- Modern appearance
Cable railing could be customized to fit different styles of interior and exterior design ideas. For example, Morden style, Minimalist Style, industrial style and Country Style.
- Easy to DIY
You can install it all by yourself since cable railing does not need any iron welding or cutting during the whole installation. We have tutorial videos for almost all the models. Just follow the video and do it step by step.
- Ideal for both indoor and outdoor projects
Cable railings are widely used for interior stair railing. They take less space than traditional railing. They also provide open view for indoor design, which make your living room look more spacious.
Cons of Cable Railings
- Get loose after years
Cable railing might get loose after long time use. This process could get faster if kids often climb on it. However, it is easy to fasten them by adjusting the tensioner.
- Discolor after years
Stainless steel might discolor after long-time environmental exposure. Passivating fluid could be used to clean the contamination of the stainless surface.