"Plexiglass can scratch easily especially when you clean it and rub it with the dirt still on it, but if your careful it may be okay for a while. I designed into my outside railing,( we haven't built yet) to use metal spindles in front of the…"
Hello LogHome Neighborhood,I was thinking about changing my deck railings. Right now I have pine spindles and I'm not happy how they are holding up, plus the maintenance issue.I was thinking about going with ceder logs with the plexiglass inclosed. Cabin is on a lake so I want to have a nice view. Some of my concerns is we are located in Vermont so we get lots of snow and I was wondering about the glass discoloring after awhile?Wondering if anyone out there as has any experiences with this…See More
"John – I am not a huge fan of log railing. I have just seen it rot too easily – it seems to wick and retain moisture which leads to problems and in my opinion no amount of stain or sealer is going to fix it. I think that it…"
I would second Glenn's comments. Also, I would recommend installing copper post caps which will definitely help prolong the life of your posts. You may want to check with www.MountainHomeBuildingProducts.com for…"