If there is a method of attaching railing posts that I have missed be sure to contact us.
Of course the methods described above do require a fair amount of
skill and a lot of hardware which translates into labor and
But if you don't have the skill, time or money there are other ways of
installing building code compliant residential guard rails.
A Simple And Cost Effective Option
Looking for less expensive and easy to apply solutions for installing building code compliant residential guard rails?
Then watch this video of a surface mount wood post anchor that has been tested for use with wood deck railings and costs about $20 with all the hardware you will ever need and it covers all the possible situations described above.
So there you have it.
A thorough explanation of building traditional wood deck railings and alternative post anchoring solutions for great looking deck railings. You decide which solution is right for your specific project.