Easy Tips For Install Outdoor Stair Railing

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Installing an outdoor railing on the steps of your home or business does not need to be complicated or expensive. Simple Rail handrail kits make it easy to install handrail on outdoor stairs. We have a variety of stair railings that are fully galvanized to stand up to tough outdoor conditions. Below are a few customers who have installed an outdoor stair railing themselves.

Your outdoor stair railing gives a first impression than can be good or poor, depending on how well it is installed and maintained. This guide assumes that the stairs are based on soil at the bottom. If you have installed your stairs on a concrete floor, you will need to attach the posts to the concrete instead of digging holes.               Outdoor Stair Railing

Porch Mounted Stair Railing

In addition to free-standing stair railing, there are also Simple Rail handrail kits that will attach to your outdoor porch. Porches are often designed with a flat top rail that is very difficult to grab or hold onto. Simple Rail wall mounted kits can be added to the exterior of the porch and will provide a strong, durable grab rail that can be finished to match the exterior of your home.

Front Steps

the front steps of his home. You can see from the smile on his face how easy it was to install this handrail. He had the railing painted to compliment the exterior of his home. The railings can be painted on-site, or we can powder coat your railing for an additional cost. the outdoor handrail can be installed on the stairs in under an hour. See the video below for an idea of what it takes to install a Simple Rail handrail.

Notches for Railing

The notches for each stair rail in the posts. Hold or clamp the rails in positing against the post. Mark cutting lines on the end of the stair rail. End the rail in the center of the post if it meets a deck rail at the post. Also mark the stair rail notch location on the post.

Back Porch

The C50 Simple Rail allows a railing to be installed on steps of just about any angle. The C50 Outdoor Stair Railing is especially easy to install; no pipe cutting or drilling is required. Simply mount the bases and everything else attaches with an Allen wrench or hammer.

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