Determining the Space Between Deck Balusters

Deck balusters – Guardrails protect people from falling down stairs and roofs. Building codes require handrails on stairs and decks that are more than 24 (60.96 cm) to 36 inches (91.44 cm) from the floor, depending on the municipality. The rails consist of a top rail and a bottom supported by balusters.

Determining the Space Between Deck Balusters
Determining the Space Between Deck Balusters

The code specifies that the maximum spacing between each baluster is usually 4 inches (10.16 cm). The appropriate space prevents a sphere 4 inches (10.16 cm) pass between the deck balusters. Keep even space between the balustrades along the rail length, requires simple mathematical calculations and a good tape.

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Deck Balusters Wood
Deck Balusters Wood
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Deck Balusters Modern
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Deck Balusters Wood And Metal

Check with your local building permit to verify the specific codes for your area.

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Deck Balusters White Paint
Deck Balusters White Paint
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Deck Balusters Covers
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Deck Balusters Designs

Instructions.

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Contemporary Deck Balusters
Contemporary Deck Balusters
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Deck Balusters Ideas
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Deck Balusters Luxury

1. Measure the distance between the two extreme poles that hold the top rail.

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Deck Balusters Black Color
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Deck Balusters Remodels