Deck Railing projects
Deck Railing Repair
Stiffen a wobbly deck railing by adding blocks along the rim joist. It’s a quick and easy way to firm up the railing.
Repairing Decks and Railings
Easy fixes for common deck problems like rotten boards, wobbly railings and loose nails. Plus, see how to stiffen a bouncy, wobbly deck
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Rebuild an Old Deck With New Decking and Railings
An old deck with a sound structure doesn’t have to be torn down. You can remove the worn out decking and railing, and then replace it…
Outdoor Stair Railing
Decks and outdoor stairs can develop wobbly railings, often due to a wobbly bottom post. Here’s how to do it right, without having to set…
No-Maintenance Deck Rails
Deck railings are available in a range of long-lasting materials, from wood/plastic composites to metal and glass. This article explains…
How to Build a Cedar Deck Railing With Glass
We'll show you how to dress up a dull deck with sturdy, handsome railing that provides a wide-open view. The tinted glass is strong and…
Reader Project: Safe, Stylish Railing
Glass panel railing looks great, but Sean O’Connor chose it for practical reasons. Glass can block the wind while preserving the view. It’s low…