Posted on December 12, 2017
Unassembled railing kits may be priced more aggressively, but do they cost less?
Posted on March 7, 2018
Working with railing can often get confusing, especially when very specific terms start to get thrown around. Superior is here to ease some of the confusion.
Posted on May 10, 2018
Ever wondered if that hotel balcony railing was really safe to lean against? Turn's out there is a wide array of rules and regulations called building codes that ensure it is indeed safe! We tackled two of these such codes in depth!
Posted on July 23, 2018
A closer look at the needs and development that led to a brand new member of the Superior Aluminum product family.
Posted on August 20, 2018
So you have this great idea for a beautiful railing project....now what?
Posted on September 17, 2018
Does a handrail just get installed on a step because the building owner is being nice? Do they just pick a spot on the wall and say: "looks good, fasten it there?" As it turns out, handrails have their own sets of rules within the larger building code to create a consistent, safe set of standards.
Posted on December 27, 2018
Railings and beer. Two seemingly random and unrelated topics with wildly different demographics showing heavy interest in them, right?
Posted on January 23, 2019
Working with railing can often get confusing, especially when very specific terms start to get thrown around. We have already looked at 20 common railing terms, but now it's time to check out 20 more!
Posted on February 13, 2019
It's time to take another deep look at building codes! Do manufacturers just use whatever size material they have laying around to build handrails? Is it just screwed into the wall? There are handrail codes that deal with these questions and it is time to explore them.
Posted on March 19, 2019
March is the time of year where everyone is talking brackets, and that includes Superior Aluminum (and a special guest)!
Posted on April 19, 2019
For years getting a project into Superior’s railing quotation process was potentially mysterious and complex, but that is no longer the case.
Posted on June 11, 2019
While Superior Railing is low-maintenance, there isn't anything we can do about random dirt and messy substances getting on your products. What we can do is offer some advice for cleaning that gunk off.
Posted on July 16, 2019
The Americans with Disabilities Act established precedents to ensure all could equally enjoy public and commercial buildings across the country, so where does handrail fit in?
Posted on August 16, 2019
From time to time we get asked about horizontal lines in railing systems creating a ladder effect, which means attracting children to climb into dangerous situations. Is this concern justified or are horizontal lines safe to install in every location?
Posted on September 24, 2019
The number of “lines” in a given railing system is critical to the overall project design, but the terminology often leads to confusion. So, what does two, three, four, etc. line railing ACTUALLY mean?
Posted on December 17, 2019
Cable railing is a relatively new trend in the industry, leading to some confusion on specific terminology. We're here to help alleviate that confusion by focusing in on 10 key terms associated with the product!
Posted on January 24, 2020
In today’s world, there are so many choices. Do you want pizza or pasta, coffee or tea, aluminum or steel? We aren’t qualified to debate the first two, but we know a thing or two about railing!
Posted on March 31, 2020
While Superior Railing is low-maintenance, there isn’t anything we can do about random dirt and messy substances getting on your products. What we can do is offer some cleaning advice to keep your railing looking its best.
Posted on August 24, 2020
When choosing between a vinyl or aluminum railing system, is there really any difference? Of course, there is! Just like toppings on a pizza, what your railing is made out of will have dramatic long-term effects.
Posted on September 28, 2020
Old vs. new: which type of railing is right for you?
Posted on December 17, 2020
Taking a look at how railing designs have changed over time.
Posted on January 29, 2021
Minor changes can make a big difference, especially when it comes to railing. With Superior offering different modifications and designs, what exactly makes these two variations similar and different?
Posted on February 18, 2021
When installing railing there are a variety of options from which to choose. What are they and does it even matter?
Posted on March 31, 2021
When installing railing, there are a variety of surfaces that railing can attach to. What are they and does it even matter?
Posted on April 29, 2021
When installing railing, there are two main ways to arrive at a fully installed railing. What are they and how do they differ?
Posted on June 30, 2021
Minor changes can make a big difference, especially when it comes to railing. With Superior offering different modifications and designs, what exactly makes the 500 and 550 series' different?
Posted on July 27, 2021
How did railing and multi-family buildings become a perfect and unexpected match?
Posted on August 31, 2021
Wait, Guardrail and Handrail aren’t the same thing? Since when?
Posted on October 29, 2021
How does railing fit in with the larger renovation trends?
Posted on December 22, 2021
How does railing help prevent slips, trips, and falls during the winter season?
Posted on April 6, 2023