its not that difficult to attach a wood handrail post to a concrete walk, patio or porch slab. heres how. mark the location of the holes in a metal post bracket on the concrete. drill holes in the concrete of the right diameter for lead shields using a masonry bit in a hammer drill. insert
step 3 attachment. you will need to use a post plate mounting system of steel for your aluminum porch railing. you will attach your first post onto the wall using your mounting brackets. one that is near the top and one that is above your baluster rail baseline will be needed.
before installing a new railing, take time to inspect the condition of your porch. make any necessary repairs to the floorboards or siding. if you're building a new home, paint the exterior and install the porch flooring before building the railing.
fascia mounting is a way of mounting the railing to the side of the porch, while surface mounting is installing the railing posts directly to the surface of your porch. in some cases, it might be possible to do a surface mount on a concrete porch, especially if youre working with hardware specifically designed for concrete. however, a fascia mount is often the best solution for this type of situation.
in this video i show you how to install posts on top of your concrete patio and stairs. tools and material links * post mounts the main posts go.m
this project is continued from how to build a 2×4 deck rail on a concrete patio part 1. install 4×4 post concrete anchors. the centers of the posts are marked with a on the concrete as shown near the drill bit. in my case the deck rail is 43 long. a 4×4 post is actually 3.5 inches x 3.5 inches.
attaching the railing to a concrete base. to attach your railing to concrete you will need a hammer drill to drill into the concrete, a standard drill for drilling into the pipe, an allen wrench to tighten the fittings, a hammer, a tape measure, hack saw, vacuum, extension cord, and a sharpie marker. survey your location. first survey your location.
porch railing installation help. once the center post its secured to the concrete your next step would be to address corner posts before actual railings go in. there is two ways to do this; you can wrap up corner post with vinyl boards 1x or build a temporary support remove post and install a post sleeve.
re: install railing on concrete deck. i would suggest installing a ledger board on the concrete edge with lag bolts. then, install posts in the ground and secured to the ledger board. finish out your railing.
attaching a wooden railing to a concrete porch adds a touch of elegance. many people are choosing wooden railings over iron because wood does not rust and it's easy to remove or
learn how to replace or install composite porch railing. product information the railing system demonstrated in this video is made by barrette outdoor living.for more information, click here. a wooden porch railing system may look good from a distance, but with age, it deteriorates, looks bad and can be a safety hazard.
whether you're building a cover for a concrete patio, mounting posts on concrete steps or installing a railing around a concrete porch, you have to attach the 4x4 posts so they remain upright and rigid. depending on the project and design, you can choose from one of three methods to attach the posts.
installing the new railing. position the railing in place on the concrete and align the holes in the post bases with the installed anchor sleeves. install the anchor bolts at each hole and into the anchor sleeves. tighten each bolt partially with the socket and ratchet.
how to anchor a porch railing post to concrete. having a pad in place saves you time and money, and can provide a stable platform to build from, but it is imperative the posts get anchored solidly to the concrete with an interface to avoid wood rot, termites or other insect infestation, and lateral shifting and racking of the framework from seismic activity.
this is the second part of the porch column installation video. here is a detailed step by step instruction on installation of the vinyl composite stair railing porch post to concrete or concrete
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step 4. make the holes in the concrete with a hammer drill and bit. use a bit that is the size of the lag bolts that will secure the post holders to the base. secure each post holder with a socket wrench. make sure the bolts are tight and use a washer between the bracket and the lag bolt. place the railing posts in the post holders and
use a marker to trace around the edges of the railing. 3. use the coring drill to drill out holes for the railing. a scrap piece of stone can be used to guide the drill. 4.