RAILING

Welcome to the Mid-Cape Railing Project Center. All the information you need for your project is organized here. Product details, installation specs, videos, photo galleries, buying guides and more. We want to make it as easy as possible for you learn about the quality products we sell. After you spend some time learning about these products, give our experts a call or stop by and see for yourself how we can help you get your project done correctly and under budget.

RAILING FEATURES & BENEFITS

There are a large variety of railing products on the market, and all of them come with their own set of features & benefits. Let Mid-Cape Home Centers help you select the perfect railing material for your project.

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PRESSURE TREATED

Pressure treated railing is impregnated with preservative chemicals under high pressure to make it resistant to rot, decay and insects. It is typically Southern Yellow Pine, but could also be several other species.

Features & Benefits

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • No. 1 railing material sold in the U.S.
  • Most pressure treated (PT) railing is milled from Southern Yellow Pine
  • Chemically treated to resist rot, fungus and wood-boring bugs
  • Balusters are available in square and turned spindles, and metal balusters can also be used

CONSIDERATIONS

  • Not very dimensionally stable
  • Has a tendency to crack, split and warp if not maintained correctly
  • Routine maintenance is necessary to prolong the life and look of the deck

CEDAR

Western Red Cedar railing systems and accessories utilize premium clear kiln dried Western Red Cedar and are produced in a wide variety of styles and profiles designed to fit virtually any house and deck design.

Features & Benefits

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Prized for its rich color and natural beauty
  • Dimensionally stable, resistant to cupping and twisting
  • Contains tannins and oils that makes it naturally resistant to rot, decay and insects
  • Weathers to a soft silvery gray when no finish is applied

CONSIDERATIONS

  • Higher cost than pressure treated railing
  • Must be low-pressure cleaned every year to maintain natural cedar color
  • Clear water-repellent wood preservative should be applied yearly

PVC / COMPOSITE

Mid-Cape’s extensive line of PVC and composite railings are available in a wide variety of colors, styles and options to meet all your performance and building requirements for outdoor deck and stair railings.

Features & Benefits

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Very durable and easy to maintain
  • Highly resistant to rot and insects
  • Wide variety of colors available
  • Can be combined with metal balusters or glass inserts

CONSIDERATIONS

  • Relatively more expensive than pressure treated railing components
  • Damage areas typically must be replaced

PVC / ALUMINUM

Mid-Cape’s line of PVC capped aluminum railing systems and urethane over aluminum offers the ability to match architectural elements such as porch columns and balustrades for a stunning low-maintenance final result.

Features & Benefits

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Extremely low-maintenance, never need to be sanded or refinished
  • Extruded aluminum is lightweight yet very strong
  • PVC over aluminum allows for low maintenance with a wood-like appearance
  • Special finish pieces and integrated lighting systems are available

CONSIDERATIONS

  • More expensive when compared with other railing alternatives

RAILING PHOTOS

Beautiful sunset view from this balcony just a short walk from the water! 🌅 #decking #railing #trim #windows #oceanviews #sunset ...

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What we see on the horizon are the endless possibilities for your next decking project! #decking #railing #suppliedbymidcape ...

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A key aspect of creating a home is that it blends in with, and complements, its surroundings. Don’t you think this home perfectly reflects the colors and beauty of Cape Cod? 🐚🌊 #trim #siding #railing #decking #windows ...

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This home is ready for summer cookouts with cable rail from @atlantisrail and this beautiful IPE #Decking! Would you like to hang out on this deck and flip some burgers? 🍔🍴#railing #deck ...

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Have you ever seen a rooftop #deck like this?! 😱 #suppliedbymidcape @azekexteriors #railing #decking ...

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RAILING BRANDS WE CARRY

Below are the railing products we carry at Mid-Cape Home Centers. We also carry a wide variety of decking and railing accessories such as deck framing, fasteners, drainage, paints and stains, decorative post caps, lighting and much more!


Atlantis Rail offers a complete line of stainless steel cable railing systems. This innovative collection of low maintenance railings offers unobstructed views capable of fitting any indoor or outdoor, commercial or residential design. They also offer a complete line of cable railing components to suit every need.


With AZEK Rail, experience the look and feel of real wood without painting or staining. Unlike traditional lumber, AZEK Rail is a capped composite that uses PVC performance materials, engineered for superior safety and strength, and will not rot, peel, or splinter. 

PermaPorch Railing
The most versatile and natural looking synthetic rail system available. Often mistaken for wood, our low maintenance synthetic rail is made from cellular PVC and is available with aluminum insert.


EverNew Vinyl Railing
Beautiful, durable, and built to last, CertainTeed EverNew® vinyl railing systems are the ultimate in safety and performance. EverNew® vinyl railing systems offer a variety of colors and styles for design flexibility.

EverNew Composite Railing
Create an exciting exterior design with the handcrafted authenticity of CertainTeed EverNew® composite railing. Our composite railing system provide a solid construction and seamless appearance for years of worry-free maintenance.


Cable Rail from Feeny is not only extremely durable and aesthetic but virtually invisible, allowing beautiful, unimpaired views. They are made from high-strength, low-maintenance, weather-tough, 316-grade stainless steel. 

Balustrade Systems
HB&G has created unique and elegant Balustrade Systems that provide a natural complement to our columns and which will enhance the beauty of any home or commercial building.


Nothing adds distinction and definition to homes and outdoor living spaces like a stylish railing. Both beautiful and functional, a railing can be stunningly elegant, classically simple or designed with real curb appeal. 


Railing Dynamics, Inc. has been a proud leader in the manufacture of quality, dependable vinyl railings, resalite railings, iron railings and metal railings to enhance any outdoor living space.


TimberTech offers eight high-end, low-maintenance railing systems. Select the profile, color, and infill that fits your style, and you’re one step closer to enjoying your long-lasting, low-maintenance outdoor living space. 


Signature Railing’s curveable configurations of aluminum deck railing will work with your home’s particulars. Transcend railing comes in a myriad colors and modular components give this composite deck railing a quick- and-easy, customized look.

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More information on the decking and railing product selection at Mid-Cape Home Centers.

RAILING VIDEOS


Commitment to Service.

ORLEANS

15 Main Street,
P.O. Box 99
Orleans, MA 02653
508-255-0200

SOUTH DENNIS

465 Route 134
South Dennis, MA 02660
508-398-6071

WELLFLEET

30 Commercial St.
Wellfleet, MA 02667
508-349-3734

MIDDLEBORO

123 East Grove Street, Route 28
Middleboro, MA 02346
508-947-2353

FALMOUTH

81 Locust Street
Falmouth, MA 02540
508-548-3154

MARTHA'S VINEYARD SHOWROOM

20 East Line Road
Edgartown, MA 02539
508-693-3375

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