Railing height and deck tiles on condo balconies. by Jana (Toronto, ON). I am on the Board of Directors at a condo, and currently there is a debate raging
Most people don't want railings at 46-50" since it encloses the deck and is reaching the height of shorter women. What did we do? We simply
Cut the Posts. Installing deck railing is easy if you use an anchored handrail system. Standard rail height is 36 to 42 inches; posts will need to be 10 inches
For attached decks over 4-feet above the ground, bracing for lateral support is the height of the deck requires guardrail protection, that pro- tection must extend
guards/railings not less than 36” in height. • Porches and decks which are enclosed with insect screening shall be provided with guards/railings when the
You can go up to a max height of 30" before railings need to be installed on a deck. If you have more than two risers you will need a handrail. Railings will need
(1) You must ensure that a standard railing consists of top rail, intermediate rail, and posts, and has a vertical height of forty-two inches, plus or minus three
Learn about the building codes that regulate deck guard rails. guardrails to be at lest 36" in height measured from the deck surface to the top of the rail.
girders, etc. and in an "Elevation" view showing guards, railings, baluster spacing, etc. d. height and constructed to withstand a concentrated load of 200.
Railings are extremely important for the safety of those on, under, and around a deck area. The IRC, or International Residential Code, and the IBC,
This deck already has wood decking and deck railings installed. Set a long level on top of the decking and measure the height at the point where you want
Railings must be secure and in good repair, with no loose pieces, rot or corrosion. The minimum railing height is 36 inches. Decks, Porches, and Balconies