adding railing to deck

How to Add a Rail to a Pre-Existing Deck | Hunker

Place your first post at one corner of the deck. Use your deck screws and screw gun to temporarily fasten the post in position so that the bottom of the post is flush with the bottom of the deck rim. Use your post level to check that the post is perfectly straight and adjust as needed. Step 3【Get Price】

How to Install Deck Railing Posts | Better Homes Gardens

A railing is one of the most visible parts of a deck but it's also a key safety feature. When planning out railing posts it's important to keep both factors in mind. Choose lumber for example that is free of cracks and splinters. After the railing is installed sand all the corners smooth.【Get Price】

How to Build a Deck Railing (with Pictures) - wikiHow

Cut 4x4s to be at least a little higher than the railing will be plus extra length to hang below the deck planks. For instance if you want a railing that is 36 inches (91 cm) high cut posts that are perhaps 44 inches (110 cm) high. Most building codes require deck railings to be between 36 inches (91 cm) and 42 inches (110 cm) high.【Get Price】

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