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Porches are the entrance to your house, and you can make them look special by adding railings! Of course, it would cost you much, but there are also some DIY options of installing the porch railings!

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Porch Railing Installation Tips

No one can deny that the porch railings add style, and make your whole house look more refined and prestigious. Have you ever considered installing your own railings? It is pretty easy, once you follow these steps!

The first step would be finding the porch railings! Try searching all the flee markets and garage sells for the outdated railings, because this can be updated and look quite nice. Decide on the material and the style of the house. One of the popular choices include wood and metal. Perhaps you can find the prefab railings, as they can be pretty cheap. Once you have found the railings, then you will need to inspect your porch for any repairs and then you need to measure the area for railings. The next step is securing the balustrades to the platform. This can be done with the screws and such, and if your porch already has columns it would be much easier to install them. When each post is secured you need to caulk the railing elements. If this neccessary it is also a good idea to paint the railing.

Porch Railing DIY Installation Tips

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  1. You should be kind and add one!