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Titan anchor 6x6 post to top of 3ft stone column for pergola 
I am building a pergola. My question is can I use Titan anchors to attach 6x6 cedar posts (4 pergola posts) to the top of stone columns? I would …

Titan post anchors for Gazebo  
I'm interested in building an octogon gazebo on an existing concrete slab. The gazebo will be all cedar, with 4x4 posts, 13ft. square. The post will …

Using the Titan anchors on a newly covered vinyl deck 
Is securing the Titan post anchor system to a vinyl deck ok?? Will it be waterproof after screwing though the vinyl?

How tall of a 4x4 post can I use if it's going to be free standing without much additional support? 
After building our deck we realized that we don't have much privacy from our neighbors so here is what I'd like to do... Use the 4x4 Titan Post Anchor …

Traditional post to joist versus surface mounted post 
I have been reading through the text on the different tests for the 6x6 and 4x4 Titan anchors. How do the test results compare to the less modern,traditional …

Anchoring Pergola to Floating Deck 
I'm in the process of putting together a floating deck about a foot off the ground as seen here. At that site, they are adamant about not recommending …

Using Titan anchor for privacy fence panel on deck 
Can the 4x4 Titan post anchor be used for attaching privacy fence divides on a deck?

Trying to Find Titan Post Anchor Dealer in Australia 
Would like to know if there are any distributors or dealers of the Titan Post Anchor in Australia as i need this particular application in a design i am …

Would this work? 
I am planning on building a 110 foot wrap around fence in the front of my house. It would be 7 ft high with a trellis on top, the lower part would be a …

4x4 Titan Post Anchors and Pergola Roof 
Can I use the Titan Post Anchor on a 4" x 4" x 7'6" post which will have rails attached between them and a pergola on top the other end of the pergola …

Installing Titan Post Anchor To Concrete 
What length of concrete screws should be used? The web page shows a packet of 1/4" x 2 1/4" but for wood surfaces everything suggests using a 3" long fastener. …

Unlevel surface for Titan Post Anchor 
I am installing deck railing on a concrete and rock deck. The stairs in particular are made from stone blocks and flagstone. One of the posts is a …

Cedar Posts Glass Panels 
I have 4' Cedar Posts using Titan Post Anchor which will be 51" apart. Glass is tempered 12mm 39"x52". I intend to have a topless rail (edge of glass) …

Trex Decking Post Skirt and Titan Post Anchor  
We are planning to install the composite wood decking made by Trex. Will the Titan post anchors work with the Trex post skirts? We weren't sure if the …

Can I use Titan Post Anchors on a 6x6 PT retaining wall? 
I've built a 3' high retaining wall using PT 6x6's with gravel back fill. It is possible to use the Titan Post anchors to install regular deck style railing …

Levelling a Post on a Concrete Surface with Gasket Kit 
How would you level a post on a concrete surface with the gasket kit while using the Titan Post Anchor? Would you place a shim (washer) between the …

Composite decking and titan post anchor 
Can the Titan post anchor be used on a composite deck surface?

Timbertech Radiance Post Skirt and Post Anchor 
Will a Timbertech Radiance post skirt cover the Titan Post Anchor without having to modify the inside of the skirt or is the Titan 4x4 base to large?

Using Titan post anchor on rooftop deck with flat 2x6 sleepers 
I'm building a floating deck on top of a flat roof. 2x6 sleepers are lying flat with hardwood deck boards on top. I can put the titan post anchor where …

Titan Post Anchor on Flagstone 
I would like to install the titan post anchor of flagstone for my friends flagstone patio. The lattice covered 2x4 & 4x4 arrangement is held up by brick …

Post Anchor for Posts with Sail Shades 
I would like to install posts on my deck outside (concrete pebble layer). I will be attaching a large eye hook at the top to hang sail shades from. My …

Fences built on concrete with Titan Post Anchors 
I've been looking for a post anchor for a while now, that can be anchored to a concrete wall, as I need to put up a gate in my carport. The Titan Post …

Blocking between Joists for Post Anchor Installation 
What is the best way to block the deck in-between the joists for the posts. What is the best way for building the blocks? Would 2 boards laid flat …

Titan Post Anchor for Supporting a Roof Top Deck? 
Can titan post anchor bases offer sufficient uplift support so that they can be used to support a deck roof? I am thinking of a relatively flat 12'x12' …

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Brazilian Hardwoods with Titan Anchor 
How will the Titan Anchor work on Brazilian Hardwoods? Do you need to use the Stainless Steel so not to discolor the wood as non-stainless steel screws …

Securing Wood Posts to a GeoStone Retaining Wall 
I have been going over your website thinking this is exactly what I need for my project. I hope so. In my backyard, I have a patio made with paver stone …

Odd post size. Which size Anchor? 4x4 or 6x6? 
I have 4 3/8" x 4 3/8" posts. Which size of anchor should I order - the 4x4 or 6x6? Space is a problem, so I would like to use the 4x4 if possible.

Attaching Titan Post Anchors to Blue Stone caps 
I'm building a pergola over a concrete paver patio, but the retaining wall is field stone with blue stone caps. What would be the best method of attaching …

Titan Post Anchor Sizes 
Can I use wood posts that are smaller than 4x4 with the Titan Post Anchor?

How close to the deck edge 
I am using the Titan Post Anchor and I'd like to maximize my floor area by placing the railing posts as close to the edge of deck without sacrificing strength. …

Concrete screws vs Lag Bolt/Shield Anchors - is one better? 
I see that you recommend and sell GRK Caliburn pan-head concrete screws for installing Titan post anchors on concrete. I was wondering how these concrete …

Blocking under the deck boards for Titan Post Anchor? 
My question is about putting blocking under the decking for the post anchor. I have 2x6 cedar boards for my deck flooring. Will the anchor be strong …

Can post anchors screw into floor joists? 
On the diagram which came with the titan post anchors I ordered, it shows blocking under the deck boards, which I am going to do. Is it OK if some of …

8x8 Titan Post Anchor 
I'm looking for a 8x8 Titan Post Anchor anchor to accommodate 8"x8" posts. Is there a Titan post anchor available for this size ?

Using Posts for a Pergola Awning Combination 
I am putting a pergola type awning onto my existing deck. The current deck is about 8' from grade with 6x6 post. I want to support the awning using 6x6 …

Titan Post Skirt for Pergola Posts 
This inquiry is in regards to Titan Post skirt which I am very interested in. I am getting aluminum pergola kit with 4" x 4" posts. I need skirts for …

Instruction Comment on Post Anchor 
I love the sturdiness of the post anchors. However I think that your instructions should inform the builder to stain or paint the post and deck before …

Seating the Anchor to Post Bottom 
How much force is needed to get the anchor seated into the 4x4? After drilling with the hole saw, there is still about 2 inches. Do you have to …

Titan Post Anchors - Support Posts 
Will the post anchor for a 6"x6'x10'wood post on a concrete slab be strong enough to hold post in place. I am building a roof over the patio and tieing …

Titan Anchor Colors and Ipe 
I have two questions for you re: the titan anchor. I love the product, but was wondering if it was available in any other color than black. We're …

Timbertech Floorizon Decking And Post Anchor 
I am using Timbertech Floorizon (hollow profile, picture attached) decking and was wondering if the Titan Post Anchor would still work. If I used longer …

Titan Post Anchor Sizes with Trex Post Sleeves 
I am an ambitious Do-It-Yourselfer and plan to install railing on a Trex deck already built. I looked a long time for the proper anchors and didn't …

Connecting Stair Railing Posts with Titan Post Anchor 
I am using your post connectors (Titan Post Anchor) and would like to use them on the stairs. Any ideas on how to reinforce underneath the steps?

ACQ Lumber and the Titan Post Anchor 
Can I use the Titan post anchor with the ACQ treated lumber?

Trex deck posts and Titan Post Anchor 
Will the Titan Post Anchor work with Trex composite deck posts?

Attaching Post Anchor to Finished Deck Surface 
My deck has already been finished and now I want to put railings on the deck. Can I just attach the titan post anchor and post right to the deck surface? …

Architectural Drawings For Titan Post Anchor 
We are an architectural firm in New York City, and are currently preparing a set of working drawings for a client's new deck. We are interested in specifying …

Post base collar skirt for 6" post Not rated yet
I have used the Titan Post Anchors™ and I am looking for a base trim ring, post collar or skirt, that will work for a 6x6 post that has a vinyl post wrap …

Titan post anchor for vinyl fence post 6' high Not rated yet
I need to install fence onto a concrete wall. The fence will be 6' high and 8' wide between posts. The entire run will be less than 30 feet. And if that's …

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Will Titan support 8 foot posts? Not rated yet
I currently have a Trex deck with surface mounted 4x4 posts. The surface mount was from Veranda which has a metal base with a rod extending up 36 inches …

Installing 6x6 fence post on concrete Not rated yet
Is there an anchor that can be used to install a 6x6 wooden post to concrete? This is a new installation and the concrete will be poured in forms 24" …

Titan Post Anchors And Residential Code Reports Not rated yet
I see nothing that states that it's code approved, please advise. Editor's Comments's The Titan Post Anchor has been independenty tested by …

Titan 6x6 Post Anchor with 20' Posts Not rated yet
Can I use the Titan 6 x 6 post anchor on post height of 16 to 20 foot post? Editor's Comments The 6x6 Titan Post Anchor can certainly be used …

Shop Drawings for Titan Post Anchor Not rated yet
Do you have shop drawings available for the Titan Post Anchor? I am required by my client to submit shop drawing for every product I am using. …

Beware of knots Not rated yet
This is not so much a question as just something to watch out for. I prepared a number of posts with my hole saw and started pounding in the post anchors. …

3-foot privacy fence on brick Not rated yet
I'm thinking about using Titan Post Anchors for fence posts. The fence will be 3 feet tall, privacy-style fence anchored onto a brick wall using Tapcons. …

Will the 6x6 Titan Post Anchors work well on a concrete patio? Not rated yet
I am going to build 12'X16' awning (mounted at one end to my house) over the top of an existing concrete patio. I am wondering if the 6x6 post anchor will …

Short Fence with Gate on Concrete Slab Not rated yet
I would like to put up a 6 foot high fence on the side of the house with a 32" wide gate. The total length of fence and gate is only 57". The latch …

Azek Trademark Railing and Post Skirt over Titan Anchor Not rated yet
I am installing Azek Trademark railing and I want to use Titan post anchor. I want to know if the Azek post skirts fit over base?

can you install a 6x6 post to concrete patio pavers? Not rated yet
I had a patio installed two years ago, it has approx 3 feet of stone/chip/sand mix under it, obviously post hole digging concerns me due to shifting existing …

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