Learn about attaching railing posts to decks. There are several methods.
Installing railings, balusters, and lattice can add that extra flare to your deck. For this project you will need posts, balusters, 2x4, 5/4 decking, tape
1. Measure the length of the deck span to receive the railing with a tape measure. Lay out positions for the posts evenly spaced along the rail, no more than 8 feet
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A secure method of attaching railing posts to a deck is to notch the post at the bottom so it fit snugly in the space between the two outer floor joists.
This DIY Basic, brought to you by Lowe's, will provide tips on installing a railing.
Step by step instructions for installing deck rail posts to your deck frame.
Watch this video to learn how to build deck handrails for a wooden deck the easy way, Attach the rail caps to the top of the posts and top rails.
With the composite decking and the deck railings How to Build a Deck: Composite Stairs and Stair This line indicates where the stairs attach to the deck.