Loose Railing In Concrete

Wrought iron railing is wobbly - my home is a 1964 reverse basement. You enter the home on the lower level but the main living is upstairs. The original railing…. Allow me to share photos about how to fix moving wrought iron railing hometalk, concrete repair, brick steps, epoxy for concrete floors, anchoring epoxy, concrete anchors, etc.

Attaching the railing to a concrete base to attach your railing to concrete you will need a hammer drill to drill into the concrete a standard drill for drilling into the pipe an allen wrench to tighten the fittings a hammer a tape measure hack saw vacuum extension cord and a sharpie marker

Step 1 determine where the wood stair railings are loose there is no need to repair wood stairs railings in areas where they are still structurally sound it can take a little bit of patience and common sense to determine exactly where the railing is loose if you grab the railing and pull on it there will most likely be some give to it

The iron railing is going to be secured with metal brackets that the posts will be locked into in order to set these mounting brackets into the concrete you will need to drill the holes for them set the mounting brackets onto the steps or the walkway where they will go

Once the holes are drilled insert threaded concrete anchors and secure them in place concrete anchors will last longer and not come loose when pulled on as easily as lag bolts or concrete screws 5 place your metal railing set the metal railing on the concrete steps with the concrete anchors protruding through the railing x27 s anchor points

Iron railings are a classic way to provide safety for porch steps and edges keeping up with the maintenance on them is the best way to prolong the life of your railings once joints begin to move it is a downhill slide to the point of quot beyond repair quot making repairs as soon as you notice them will save time and money in the long run

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