From an assortment of solar and LED lights to aluminum railings and vinyl fences, there's more variety in accessories for outdoor living spaces. Here is a collection of recent offerings for exterior products.
The solar post and stair light from Maine Ornamental can light deck and fence posts. It comes in black and white and fits 4-by-4-inch or 6-by-6-inch posts. The light has a top-mounted solar lens and includes a rechargeable AA battery to power an LED bulb. The light becomes fully charged after one day in the sun and features a traditional New England-style. 866.780.3507. www.postcaps.com.
White Solar Cap is a wireless, solar-powered post cap light that is new to Universal Forest Products' Latitudes ornamental railing line. The light is made from shatter-resistant glass, comes with two rechargeable AA batteries, and fully charges after a day in the sun. 877.463.8379. www.latitudesdeck.com.
Recessed LED Light Kits for decks, docks, and patios from Dekor come in downlight and stair options. Each kit includes eight water- and weather-resistant lights and a transformer that accommodates up to 20 lights. Expansion kits are available. 303.783.8998. www.de-kor.com.
The E2A Kit Series of glass and aluminum railing systems by Deck Images comes 36 inches high and in 6-foot line and 6-foot stair sections. Components are interchangeable and include round and rectangular powder-coated aluminum balusters, tempered glass balusters, straight and angled rail connectors, and solar-powered post caps. 651.480.0005. www.deckimages.com.
Pre-assembled, wood EZ Rail deck systems by Woodway come in 6- and 8-foot heights with a separate, matching top rail. The system can be trimmed and installs in three steps, the maker says. All hardware is included. 503.286.5372. www.woodwayproducts.com.
Estate aluminum balusters from Deckorators come in black and bronze. They are square and measure 26 inches tall. The balusters come with basket or collar accessories and install in five steps with 2.5 balusters per lineal foot, the maker says. 800.332.5724. www.deckorators.com.
To create a faster and safer method of joining posts and support rails, TimberTech introduced new rail brackets for its composite fencing product line. The brackets eliminate the need to pre-drill, save time, and provide added strength, the maker says. Brackets are powder-coated and color-matched to the Mountain Cedar product line. 888.336.2352. www.fencescape.com.
CertainTeed has two new products in its Bufftech vinyl fence line. The first, CertaStucco, has a stucco styling, performs in high-wind conditions, and comes in a neutral ivory color. The second, CertaGrain, comes with a woodgrain texture and in white or Sierra, a color that imitates stained cedar. Sierra features ColorLast, which protects dark colors from sun damage, the maker says. 800.233.8990. www.certainteed.com.