Also called Synthetic Porch Balusters. This size is very popular for large homes, hotels, resorts, and commercial buildings.
Actual Width: 5 1/4″. It has the same 16″ turned portion on all baluster lengths. Recommended On Center spacing is 6 7/8″. Use with 7 1/4″ Polyurethane Rail System.
Synthetic Porch Balusters are reinforced with an internal PVC pipe for strength and rigidity. Cut our Synthetic Porch Balusters using normal woodworking techniques.
What height of baluster do I need?
Using our 7 1/4″ Top and Bottom Rails with a 2-4″ toe space, the following rail heights will result:
19″ Baluster: 32″ – 34″ (commonly used for historic and/or decorative railing)
22″ Baluster: 35″ – 37″ (commonly used to meet residential codes)
24″ Baluster: 37″ – 39″ (commonly used for residential stair rails)
27″ Baluster: 40″ – 42″ (commonly used to meet commercial codes)
35″ Baluster: 48″ – 50″ (commonly used for commercial stair rails)
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4″ Ball Rule: To meet most building code regulations, a 4″ ball can’t pass through the widest opening between balusters. Purchaser must check for system suitability in their area. American Porch, LLC. makes no guarantee of suitability on any specific application.
PL Premium Adhesive must be used on all bedding/butt joints.
Proudly Made in the USA.
For ProsDownload Product Drawings:
- 5.25 Synthetic Porch Baluster Drawing PDF
- WS Polyurethane Structural Guard Rail Test Report
- American Porch Polyurethane Balustrade Specifications (.doc)
- WS Poly Balustrade Installation Instructions