Now I have a deck safety challenge that's a bit outside of my own ability. Blocking between the rim and the first joist at each post would stiffen
Learn how to add strength to a loose deck railing. to the outside of the frame you can try to tighten the bolts and install blocking to the rim joist to stiffen the rail.
Jul 1, 1993 Shakey, swayey deck I built a deck off the back of my house that stands to 16-ft. long 4×6 posts that extend above the deck to support the railing. Often the decking acts as enough of a diaphragm to stiffen the deck itself
Triangles are your friend. It's impractical to make the horizontal support and slanted support into a triangle by running from the top of the slanted
Mar 12, 2010 Deck railing posts, usually made of heavy 4-by-4 inch lumber, may tend to wobble a bit, an undesirable feature where safety is concerned.
Jan 7, 2018 Plus, see how to stiffen a bouncy, wobbly deck. You don't have to live with loose, wobbly railing posts when a couple of bolts will make them
Jan 2, 2016 Available on Amazon search RREBL Deck Bracket https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07DV374B2 This video demonstrates a cost saving method
Here Danny shows how to construct the railings and spindles from pressure treated wood. To give a deck that perfect finishing touch, as well as to address safety concerns, How can I install a railing with no posts to stiffen the railing.
Nov 5, 2012 wobbly railings and loose nails. Plus, learn how to stiffen a bouncy, wobbly deck. For more outdoor projects check out The Family Handyman