Nelson Aluminum Products

Serving: Nelson - Castlegar - Balfour - Salmo & surrounding areas
All products engineered
for local snow loads

Patio & Deck Covers

Railing Systems

Instant Carport(s)


Privacy & Wind Walls

Deck Construction & Repairs

20 year warranty
Transform your Patio or Deck into an outside living space.
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Outdoor living spaces are now more affordable and convenient than ever. Reclaim the use of your patio and deck all year round--sun protection in the hot months, wind and rain in the cooler months. BBQ  and entertain all year long, stay comfortable any time of the year.

We love to enjoy the outdoors but today's sun is intense. With our combination W Pan and acrylic panels with UV protection, you can stay outside as long as you like and let as much healthy light in as you want. When the weather turns ugly, no need to move all your furniture to a sheltered area and sit inside. With our aluminum awnings, you can enjoy your Patio and Deck in any weather.

If you need to add a light and airy room to your home, a low maintenance enclosure for your hot tub, a peaceful conservatory in your garden, a sun deck or patio cover, then Nelson Aluminum Products is your solution. We are your local dealer for Sheppards, Lifetime and Regal Aluminum products.
Quick and clean
Fits to any existing home
Professionally installed
Won't warp or crack
Never needs painting
Won't get termites or bugs
Deck and Patio aluminum railing systems for years of maintenance free enjoyment
Maximize your Sun Deck or Patio Area
Create a unique and fulltime living area close to nature
Have that sunroom you always wanted
Protect your vehicle and stay dry going to and from your car
We design, build, renovate and repair decks to complement all our offerings
Deck cover, deck awning
Sunrooms with many options.
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Deck railings - Patio railings

There are three common types of deck and patio aluminum railing systems.
Each having their own benefits and costs. All deck railing systems that we install meet building code requirements.
Local building code requirements for railing systems.

- Deck surface below 18" to ground/grade no railing is required under most conditions.
- Deck or Patio surface 18" - 6' above ground/grade you must have a 36" minimum height to the top of the railing system.
- Deck or Patio surface above 6' to ground/grade you must have a 42" minimum height to top of railing system.
- 4" between pickets maximum
- 4" between bottom rail and deck surface maximum
- No railing system can be built that facilitates climbing - ex: horizontal pickets
see view glass railing system with no top rail
Glass railing system with top rail
Aluminum picket deck railing system
"See View "
No "top or bottom rail" system
Glass railing
With top and bottom rail system
All picket
Full picket railing post to post
Keep in mind even though these are the three most common types of railing systems, we can mix and match designs to compliment view areas and budget needs. The "see view" system being the most popular with view homes is a very specialized piece of equipment do to not having any top or bottom rails. The glass is 10 or 12mm thick tempered, compared to 5 or 6mm for systems with top and bottom rails.
Anatomy of a railing system
Top Rail
Picket or Glass area
Bottom rail
Post Base -  top mount or side mount
36" or 42"
see code
requirements below