A Trex Co. The low-gloss, lightly textured surface of Trex Artisan Series railings creates the look and feel of painted wood, the manufacturer says. Artisan railings are constructed of Trex's composite wood material with a co-extruded vinyl capstock. The railings install quickly with the maker's TrexExpress template and bracket railing assembly system. Railing options include white balusters and glass panels. 800. 289.8739. www.trex.com.
B Fiber Composites Designed to resemble tropical wood planks, the Fiberon Tropics line of composite decking utilizes a proprietary process that creates more varied colorations for a natural appearance. The two species look-alike colors, jatoba and mahogany, are available in a variety of board lengths. The deck boards are reversible. 800.573.8841. www.fiberondecking.com.
C Tamko Elements Grain composite decking comes in reversible boards with a natural wood-grain texture on each side that exceeds the slip-resistance recommendations of the Americans With Disabilities Act's accessibility guidelines. The extruded composite decking is made from recycled plastics and wood fibers. Elements Grain comes in four colors: Cape Cod grey, cedar, redwood, and weathered wood. 800.253.1401. www.elementsdecking.com.
D Elk Composite Building Products Designed to complement the company's CrossTimbers line of composite decking, CrossTimbers Signature Railings come in sandalwood, pewter grey, weatheredwood, and new cedar colors. Available as a complete pre-cut kit in 36- and 42-inch lengths, CrossTimbers composite railings utilize the Uni-Ball connector system for easy installation. 866.322.7452. www.elkcorp.com.
E TimberTech The RadianceRail railing system is constructed from the maker's TimberTech wood composite material and capped with white vinyl for durability. The railings, available in 6-foot and 8-foot kits, offer a clean look without any exposed hardware or mounting collars. The RadianceRail system comes with all the components for straight, angled, and stair rail sections. 800.307.7780. www.timbertech.com.