Bulky wood or plastic deck and porch railings may not meet code requirements for stairways and access ramps — or furnish a very comfortable grip. The new Endurance series graspable handrail from Railing Dynamics mounts to many types of railing assemblies and is IBC-, IRC-, and ADA-compliant in spans up to 6 feet. It features black or white vinyl-clad aluminum tubing, angle-adjustable end fittings, and aluminum mounting brackets. Sections come in 80-, 104-, and 120-inch lengths. The rail shown would cost about $175. RDI, 800/488-7245, rdirail.com.
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