Remove the top railing and place it on top of the bottom railing. Slide the top railing to the left or right to coordinate the holes, then transfer the measurement from the top rail to the bottom rail on both ends and mark it. Use a square to continue lines up the side and across the top of both rails.
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This mounting plate with a convex back is designed specifically for attaching the upper ends of the stair railings to the round porch columns. The plate is mounted first, then railing bracket bases are installed, top and bottom.
Put the porch rail skirt on the post, and wrap the vinyl outer post around it. Install the next support post, and attach the base rail for the balusters. Insert all the balusters for this section and secure the top rail by pressing it down tightly. Fasten the top rail to the second post, and continue.
Another thing that was predetermined was the height of the rail. Because the newel posts have notches to receive the top and bottom rail, they come made to length, and the elevation is predetermined. Getting Started. Here’s how we installed the PVC rail system: Start with newels that will be next to the house.
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Use a hose and spray nozzle to clean off the residual concrete that will escape from the rail-to-newel and the rail-to-baluster connections. Once everything is in place, let the concrete set up overnight. Now check the rail system for strength and be amazed at how sturdy it is! Install trim pieces around the bottom of the newels.