They also resist rot and pests, allowing you to have a lower maintenance system that will last for years. Tiny Paradise 9: At the very least, check your railing once a season, and after any major storm.
You may start to notice either corrosion or rust in the screws and nails that connect the parts of your railing to each other. Tiny House, Big Living 5pm 4c. Building Off the Grid 1am 12c.
Corroded connections: This corrosion might appear as either a white, powdery looking substance, or it might be rusty. Maine Mountain Home 3am 2c.
Tiny House, Big Living 1: Remove Old Balusters Rather than replacing old deck railing, update your deck with new aluminum balusters, solar post caps and lattice.
Balusters are generally no less than 4 inches apart, but check local building codes for requirements in your area.
As my friend learned, there are a few big warning signs that make it obvious you need to replace your deck railing. Wobbly railings: Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Warped wood: Complete Your Deck with Style and Safety: Rustic Renovation 7: