Top 9 Things You Should Know About Cable Railing

Cable railing systems are safe, low maintenance and offer obstruction-free views. Here are 9 things you should also know about cable railing.

Cable railings systems offer a broad range of advantages for patios, decks, and stairways that wooden or metal railing designs cannot. Whether for outdoor or indoor applications, cable railings are safe, low maintenance, long-lasting, and easy to install. Here’s what you should know about cable railing.

Unlike the other options, beautiful stainless steel cable railings offer an almost 100% obstruction-free view of your surroundings.

Cable Railing Systems: The Perfect Choice

Atlantis Rail Systems is an industry leader in the design, manufacturing, and innovation of cable railing systems. Situated in historic Plymouth, MA, the company produces a wide variety of styles, accessories, and fittings to make cable railing installation easy. View their portfolio of options on the Website Gallery.

Here are some of the many positive aspects of Atlantis Cable Railing Systems:

1. Wide range of applications 

Cable railing systems come in several attractive, long-lasting styles to match your use and budget. Whether for installation on decks or stairways, Atlantis cable railings will add value to your home or business. With certain accessories, these cable railings can also be ADA compliant. All styles are suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

2. Variety of styles for handrails and post

Atlantis’ range of styles, hardware, and accessories will match any preference. This means it is easy to achieve the aesthetic style you want. You can use their rail systems with wooden top rails and vertical posts of your choosing. As well as with stainless or brushed stainless rails, or powder-coated stainless steel or aluminum. Many styles can also have glass infills. Pre-attached glass clamps between the top and bottom rails or between the posts to provide extra wind protection and safety on our glass systems.

3. Horizontal cable infill provides a clean look with minimal obstruction

No other deck or stairwell railing system offers the same clean and modern look cable railing does. For those fortunate enough to have a beautiful view to enjoy, cable railings offer an unobstructed view while standing or sitting. And, for interior applications, the openness of the railing systems evokes a much more spacious feel while providing safety.

4. Do-It-Yourself or Hire a Professional

Each installation comes with the necessary hardware and instructions for the do-it-yourselfer. Thereby guiding you to create a safe and durable cable railing system. There are also Atlantis authorized dealers available to offer support and advice. 

Atlantis Rail provides how-to videos to help further guide DIY installation. Plenty of tips to make the job simpler can also be found on their website.

5. Code Compliance

Correctly installed Atlantis Cable Railing Systems are designed to meet all local and international (IBC and IRC) building codes. Furthermore, durable and long-lasting, the posts, connectors, hardware, and cabling will provide a safe and secure railing system. Thereupon meeting all code requirements.

Always refer to your local building code officials prior to installing any Atlantis Rail system to ensure all code and safety requirements are met.

6. ADA Compliance

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires specific modifications for stairways and ramps to be ADA-accessible. Therefore, Atlantis offers preassembled ADA railings designed to match interior or exterior features for businesses and homes. These specially designed railings blend seamlessly with the surroundings and other railings. 

7. Prefabrication for easier installation

Much of the railing system may be prefabricated before delivery to your location. This helps to simplify many of the processes and tool requirements. Simply contact us to find out more. 

8. Reduce maintenance

Stainless steel railings and cables are far more durable and long-lasting than wood railing materials. An occasional wipe with mild soap, particularly near saltwater, is all you need to do to retain the like-new appearance.

9. Plenty of choices

Atlantis Rail Systems offers a variety of styles and types of cable railings with hardware to match any needs. Coupled with being durable, low-maintenance, modern, and less intrusive, Atlantis Rail Systems provide value and functionality for many years.

Learn More About Atlantis Rail Systems

To learn more about the Atlantis Cable Rail Systems and see the many variations for your indoor and outdoor applications, visit the Atlantis Rail Systems website.