With The titan post anchor™ enjoy beautiful wood posts on any surface, faster, easier than ever before that are longer lasting and... Residential code compliant*.

America's most popular post anchor Fast and Easy On Virtually Any Surface Longer Lasting Residential Code Compliant Go Shop Now

The Titan Post Anchor™ will make your life a whole lot easier.  It's the first low visibility surface mount post anchor that any beginner can install with minimal skill - and cost and time savings any builder will love.

Read on...

Don't LIke the look of these?


Can't blame you.

Sadly, these ugly wrap around the post style of bracket have been the "state of the art" for a long time.  They're surface mounted so you can place posts pretty much where you want. 

But they sure look awful. 

Would you want this on your backyard deck?


Are you skilled enough to frame this?

...And What about Vulnerability to moisture

When moisture soaks in between wood, the surfaces take a lot longer to dry.  And so begins the process of decay.

Do you like notching around each post?

Whether it's new a deck being constructed or replacing rotted posts or decking, notching deck boards is something you will get familiar with pretty quickly.

Mounting post to joists has to be done right.

And as you can see from this diagram, some situations can be very complicated.  This is not something for the average weekend DIYer.

Heck, a lot of builders would perfer to avoid this if they could.


Rain, snow and constant humidity is a killer for wood on wood connections.

Depending on your local weather, wood posts can start rotting as quickly as five years. 

Some parts of the country are drier, so you can squeak out some more time. 

Why do any of this unless you absolutely have to?

Some jobs have to be joist mounted because the posts have to be seven or eight feet apart and a heavy duty joist bolted system is the only thing that is going to work.  Ok, then.


At last... a better looking, easy to install, code compliant wood post anchor solution

Now, with the Titan Post Anchor™ you can enjoy the beauty of wood without big unsightly, ugly anchoring brackets on more surfaces than ever before.

  • Wood
  • Composite
  • Concrete
  • Stone

Posts will last longer because they stay higher and drier.

No more notching decking around posts or tricky carpentry.

And even better, they will be residentially code compliant at 6' and 8' post spacing.  Interested?  Keep reading... or click the link below to BUY NOW.

Here Is how it works

Drill

Use an off the shelf 1-1/4"x2" hole saw to cut a pilot cut for tube.

Drive

Use a 3 lb mini sledge to drive tube into post beyond depth of hole saw cut.

Fasten

Pre-drill holes and drive lag screws.  Get the installation guide.

Or Watch This Video

It's so simple that even folks starting out can do it themselves with minimal carpentry experience.

Then just secure the base of the anchor to your surface using wood or concrete screws depending on the surface you are working with.  Just click the link below to BUY NOW.

why it works

Cut Away View of Titan Post Anchor™

A sharp edged, light weight, rigid tube cuts deep into the core of the wood post and diverts enough load away from the screws to increase the overall load resistance.  A truly innovative and effective solution.

It is now possible for a surface mounted anchor to be used for residential code compliant wood railings.  Just click the link below to BUY NOW.

Some Insightful Thinking

Fastening into end grain is inherently weaker than typical cross grain methods.  So why go down that path?

Because the potential benefits like:

  • simple installation;
  • position anywhere;
  • on virtually any surface;
  • eliminate notching decking for posts;
  • drier, longer lasting posts; and
  • eliminating big ugly brackets;

are simply too compelling to ignore.

Solving this historic performance gap became an obsession for the inventor. 

And the solution came from some rather simple geometric insights.

Install on wood...

To properly secure the post anchor to a wood surface, ensure that there is wood blocking like a 2x6 or 2x8 below the deck boards and between the joist.

Pre-drill the screw holes if they are too close to the edge of a board to prevent splitting.

composite, synthetic or hardwood

The same principle applies with composite and synthetic deck boards.  It's a good idea to pre-drill the screw holes so the screws can drive in easier without snapping off the heads.

The material can be very dense and sometimes similar to hardwoods.

And even concrete or masonry

Set one screw in the first hole to secure the anchor while pre-drilling the remaining holes. Drill 1/2" deeper than length of screw.

Position post and anchor for final attachment.

Once the holes are drilled, remove the template anchor and position the post and anchor over the holes for final attachment.

Fasten concrete screws.

One concrete screw per corner is enough to keep the post and anchor secure given the pull out resistance of each screw.

* Residential code compliance

The Titan Post Anchor has been independently tested by world renowned engineering firm Intertek for residential compliance in the United States and Canada when installed at recommended post height and spacing.

The US tests have been carried out in accordance with AC273 for Handrails and Guards as set out by the IRC.  Canadian tests have been done in accordance with the Canadian Building Code with applicability for all ten provinces.

For a copy of the sealed engineering reports including compression and tension testing click here.

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Note: Based on 36" rails USA, 42" rails Canada. Rails 36" high are permissible in Canada for decks less than 5'-11" above grade.

The possibilities are endless

Railings

Newel Posts

Fences

Pergolas

Gazebos

Other Structures

Composite post sleeve and skirts

If you have a composite railing system, you can now use the Titan Post Anchor™ and affordably attach posts to concrete and masonry surfaces and then slide over the sleeve and skirt.

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This is a DecksGo Recommended Product It's one that we are confident you will be happy with and has a great track record as a top performer in its category.

DecksGo was the first company to bring this product to the market.  And you can expect more great "first" moments like this. 

This is what we do - try to bring you leading edge building solutions before anyone else.

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