One method for a landing is to install concrete footers and posts, and secure the stringers to the posts. Check out How to Build a Deck: Post Holes and Framing for step-by-step instructions on setting posts. Another common landing is a concrete pad. For this deck, the landing will be a pad on top of a 4-inch layer of gravel
If you have a concrete steps, installing a wood railing can add both safety and a touch of sophistication to your building's design. More popular than iron railings that are Place the post holders on the concrete, lining up each of the holders with the marks you have just made on the steps. Remember that each step will take
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 then mark where the posts will go. Mark each corner of each post to determine the center for the bolt-down post holders.
Adjust the depth stop to drill a hole 1/4 in. deeper than the screw will penetrate. Holes for concrete screws should be at least 1/4 in. deeper than the screw will penetrate to allow a little extra space for dust accumulation from the drilling process. See the illustration above. But it's not always easy to judge how deep you're
It is a maintenance-free option that does not weather like wood fencing does. To install vinyl fencing, you need only attach pre-made fence sections to posts . Always defer to the manufacturer's instructions for installation, but generally its recommended to install posts secured with gravel and concrete. Insert a 2 foot (61
Secure the Post. Place the post in the hole. Level it and attach two support beams at the center to keep the post standing up straight. Place one at the side of the post, and then add another to the back. This will ensure the post does not move while pouring the concrete and it remains level while the concrete is drying.
Attaching wood posts to concrete using a Simpson Strong Tie E-Z Base "fence post base" . Using post base" . Using materials a Makita drill and Red Head anchors to attach brackets. This looks promising for securing 4x4 posts to a concrete porch to add a railing. I wonder why
Set a steel pin (1-2cm diameter) or post-base-bracket in the concrete. Drill a hole in the bottom of the post for the pin, or attach the bracket to the post bottom - no lateral movement, also no accelerated rot. Rot is effectively guaranteed if you set the post into concrete. Brackets designed for the job maintain a
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