The standard hardware of many Jayhawk products is zinc coated, but with the Jayhawk Stainless Steel Hardware Upgrade you are replacing the zinc coated hardware and getting stainless steel hardware in its place. The standard zinc coated hardware protects against normal use in a moderate climate, but with the stainless steel hardware upgrade you will receive hardware that will not rust or decay, even in the most extreme climates. The Jayhawk Stainless Steel Hardware Upgrade is perfect for coastal areas. You can choose between the upgrade fitting with a bench or receptacle, or a table. Upgrade to stainless steel hardware today!