Tag: Porch How To

October 27, 2016 - How To Cut Stair Spindles for Sloped Bottom Rail

We commonly get asked how to cut the spindles for use on stair railings, especially when using Sloped Bottom Rail.  Here we’ll attempt to answer those questions. You’ll need to cut the angle on the ends of your stair spindles on site during installation.  It is not done here at our shop.  This is because…  » Read more

August 4, 2016 - Synthetic Porch Rail Now Available in 2′ Increments!

Polyurethane porch railing just got a lot more user friendly.  Traditionally these rail systems have only been offered in 12′ lengths.  That could be a real problem for someone with a bunch of 8′ spaces to fill, for example. Not anymore! We’re happy to announce that you can now purchase our poly rails in 2′…  » Read more

May 17, 2016 - A Custom-Look Deck Railing Kit, as seen in This Old House

Spring is finally here, and it’s time to head outdoors.  Pick up the June 2016 issue of TOH for fresh ideas on outside upgrades. We’ve created a deck rail kit specifically for TOH readers, designed to closely resemble the one seen on page 62.  This is a porch-style deck railing kit that includes the top…  » Read more

March 9, 2016 - Victorian Porch with Curved Railing in Frankfort, IL

T.B. of Frankfort IL writes “Wanted you to see your beautiful product. Thank you for all your help in this process. It turned out wonderful!! I can take more pictures next year with landscaping, if you want.” One of the more common questions we get is “How do we get curved rail for our porch?”. …  » Read more

December 22, 2014 - Installation Instruction Video for 4×4 Newel Post Anchors

Installation of our 3 1/2″ wood posts is made easy with the Titan Post Anchor kit.  Click HERE to purchase. Each order of post anchors ships with complete printed installation instructions.