Installation Considerations

Installation Considerations for Aluminum Railing Systems

Durarail railing systems can be installed with either a surface mount or a fascia mount.

Your local building codes may dictate which option you choose. The type of deck surface you have is also a consideration in how you choose to have your railings mounted.

With vinyl membrane deck surfaces, we recommend a fascia mount. While it is possible to surface mount your railings on a vinyl deck, use of a raised base plate is recommended to avoid points of waterproofing vulnerability to check during your annual deck inspection.

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