Enhance your fence or deck railing with decorative post caps. From classic wooden post caps to solar post cap lights, we carry a wide range of post caps to perfect your deck aesthetic. Click here for more details.
A new fence is the perfect way to upgrade your outdoor space, and provide a sense of security and privacy for your home. When choosing which materials are best-suited for installation, there are many options that may leave you feeling overwhelmed - from panels, posts & boards to capping rails and gateposts. Yet one crucial detail frequently overlooked throughout this process is post caps.
What are post caps?
Post caps are a great option for adding a decorative touch to wood posts, such as those used on decks and fences. Fence post caps come in a variety of sizes and shapes, from square or round to more ornate designs. They can be made out of wood, plastic, metal, or even solar-powered material that lights up at night. Solar deck post caps are particularly popular because they keep the area well-lit while also providing an attractive look. Deck post caps can help protect wood posts from moisture damage and provide a finished look to the space. They’re easy to install and relatively inexpensive compared to other wood post options.
How post caps protect your posts:
From the sun to snow, your fence posts are exposed to a multitude of weather conditions that can quickly break them down. Constant rain and moisture in particular can warp, rot, and split wood posts leading to instability issues with your entire fence structure. Post caps could be your saving grace here. Investing in fence post caps ensures that your fence stands strong and lasts for years -providing you with three layers of protection. Not only will these deck post caps shield from the sun, wind or other harsh elements, but they also protect against pests invasion and water infiltration damage. You can have peace of mind knowing that when you need it most, your fencing foundation is receiving the right amount of strength security.
What are the different types of post caps?
Wood: Wood post caps are a great way to add a finishing touch to fence posts, deck posts and more. With the huge selection of sizes and styles available in wood, you’re sure to find the perfect fence post caps or deck post caps for your outdoor project. Wood post caps has always been a popular choice for outdoor projects because of its natural beauty and durability – making wood post caps an ideal choice for any outdoor project. Not only do wood post caps look great but they also protect your fence posts and help prolong the life of your fence.
Metal: Metal post caps are an ideal option for those wanting to protect their deck posts while maintaining a modern, contemporary aesthetic. These post caps are offered in aluminum, copper and galvanized steel and available in a broad selection of colors; these resilient post caps can be used with wooden, metal or composite railings. Their quality will prove to deliver great value for money spent. In addition, metal post caps don't rust - even after being exposed to all kinds of weather conditions for long periods of time.
Glass: Glass post caps add a vibrant touch to your deck or fence that will create an inviting atmosphere. Not only do they look stunning, but these beautiful deck post caps are designed with thick glass for maximum protection against the elements and durability. Plus, these new post caps are very easy to install.
Solar: Solar post caps can be a remarkable way to spruce up your deck, featuring wood, metal, glass, composite or vinyl materials. What's more incredible is their ability to provide a simple solution for outdoor lighting. These deck post caps absorb solar energy during the day and emit it in the form of soft white ambient light at night! Plus the dim atmosphere created by these lights adds an elegant touch that will transform how you view your space after dark. Plus, no additional wiring is needed for installation.