Handrail -A horizontal bar of wood, metal, or PVC, or a length of rope, wire or cable, supported at intervals by vertical posts, or balusters or by brackets secured to a wall or partition. Handrails may provide a secure place to grip while going up or down stairs or serve as a barrier to prevent falls from raised decks, balcony’s or platforms.


Typical Handrail Detail for a Deck

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Tony is a life time resident of North Carolina with over 40 years experience in multiple facets of the industrial, commercial and residential construction industry. For the past 33 years he has owned and operated Wood's Home Maintenance Service, providing services primarily in Johnston, Wake and Sampson Counties of North Carolina. ______________ ______________________________________________________ The information contained in this Blog is opinion derived, from hands on experience of over 40 years in the construction industry and by extensive research by the author. All postulations are referenced to the geographic location in which this experience was gained.
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