Question: Are all balusters created equal?
Answer: Absolutely Not!
DEKOR™ has been making balusters for almost 10 years. Through the years we learned “what to do” but more importantly we learned “what not to do”. Our first baluster were steel. We chose steel because it was a cheaper material and we knew that it was strong. What we didn’t know was how the steel would react with various materials giving an almost tarnished look to the wood. We also didn’t understand that condensation forms inside of balusters regardless of what they are made from.
We also didn’t understand that some projects require trimming the baluster length. Trimming steel balusters is not that easy and special abrasive tools are generally required that most homeowners don’t have.
Quickly we understood that to produce a “World Class” product we would need to do what other manufacturers could not or would not do in order to provide genuine value and quality.
Made of Alodine Coated Aircraft Grade Aluminum
We found the best material for balusters is aluminum. But not just any aluminum, it had to be the best aluminum available. We chose 6061-T6 grade which is use extensively in the aircraft and aerospace industry where its weight to strength ratio is phenomenal. Remember the condensation that forms inside? Well condensation means rust or oxidation. Rusting means the baluster is being eaten from the inside out and you will never know it is happening. Well we know it is happening and to make sure our balusters are as bullet-proof as we can make them, each and every baluster is dipped into Alodine. Alodine is used to coat not only the outside but more importantly the inside surface of the baluster. This coating provides superior paint adhesion together with corrosion resistance giving the longevity your need for outdoor environments.
"...simply the best, others on the market don't even compare."
Molly - Sherwood, OR
Our balusters have a larger diameter than those made in foreign countries. Not only are our balusters bigger but they are thicker as well providing strength competitors dream about but can’t afford to offer.
Used alone or in combination with Baskets, Accents or Lights, our Round Balusters offer sleek design and solid craftsmanship. Baluster End Caps in two styles provide a professional finish for your installation.
Thicker, More Durable Powder Coating
At DEKOR™ we cut no corners in making baluster products. We use the finest materials, all welding is done in-house, and we own the powder coating company. Our coatings are thicker than anything you will find elsewhere. Our coatings measure 4-7 mils in thickness, competitors are 2-3 mils. That’s right our balusters have twice the powder coating thickness of that of our competitors. Our coatings have been specifically formulated for UV protection allowing us have the industry leading warranty for performance year after year.
Available in 8 great powder coat finishes, designed to coordinate with wood or composite building materials.
Colors: Hammered White 01, Antique Metal Black 05, Oil Rubbed Bronze 07 and Dark Copper Vein 10, Bronze Age III 12, Bronze Semi-Gloss 13, Gloss Black 14, Hammered Bronze 20
DEKOR™ aluminum balusters are 100% Made in USA. If your ever in Denver stop in and see us and we will show your first hand the DEKOR™ difference.