Cable Deck & Modern Railing Installation
We recommend posts be installed every 42 inches.
The modern railing cable kits shown in the following video are supplied by Ultra-tec®, The Cable Connection.
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Modern Railing & Frequently Asked Questions
How far apart should cable deck railing posts be placed?
48″ inches Max. 42″ Inches or less recommended.
What are the dimensions of the cable deck railing posts?
1.5″ inches by 1.5″ Inches square and 36″ inches tall
What size of stainless steel cable is used for this cable system?
What colors do the deck railing posts come in?
Standard powder coating is black; however, any custom powder coating can be done. Typically, customers order to match the color of their windows.
How much does cable railing cost?
Costs can very due to start and stops of the cables. A rough estimate is $60 – $100 per running foot.
What are cable railing code requirements?
National code requirements for Cable deck railing is 36 inches high for Residential.
Code requirements for commercial are 42 inches high.
How many cables are there per Stainless Steel cable run?
There are 10 cables per run on 36 inch posts and 12 cables per run on 42 inch posts.
How far apart are the cables and do they meet international code requirements?
Each cable is 3.275 inches apart and exceeds code requirements for cables.
Stainless steel posts are powder coated
which means no rusting
Powder coating can be color-matched
to window trim on the house
Posts are made for saltwater regions
no rust, no worries
Commercial grade posts
at an affordable price
cable fittings are
made in the usa