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Handrail Checklist

Checklist: Handrails, Guardrails, Footings & Posts

By Mike Holmes

Mike’s Advice / Exterior Renovation & Landscape Construction

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 @ 2:45pm
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By the Pros at Simpson Strong-Tie

The handrails, guardrails, footings and posts on your deck are all part of a system that ensures the safety of anyone using your deck at any time. But like everything else, parts wear down and deteriorate over time and usage, and this is especially true of decks because they are constantly exposed to the elements.

Use the checklist below when inspecting the handrails, guardrails, footings and posts on your own deck to help determine its overall safety.

Handrails, Guardrails, Footings & Posts
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