For wood porch stairs and railings, we recommend the use of our Sloped Bottom Rail. This has a 15 degree slope to it, which helps shed water and prevent rot at the base of the spindles or balusters. We get asked all the time – “Should I use a flat bottom rail on the porch […]
Installation of our 3 1/2″ wood posts is made easy with the Titan Post Anchor kit. Click HERE to purchase. Each order of post anchors ships with complete printed installation instructions.
Our Porch Railing Systems have been developed and improved over the years using practical experience as well as feedback from customers, installers, and builders. That is why it we believe it to be the “fastest, easiest, and best” porch railing available today. Every design feature of the Rail Systems is there for a purpose. And […]
Caring for Millwork From American Porch, LLC The following is an article on how to care for exterior architectural millwork, especially wood porch railing and spindles (or balusters). Upon arrival, take note of the condition of the boxes and/or crating before the driver leaves. Open all crating and boxes to inspect your new millwork. In […]
This is usually the starting point for those looking to buy spindles or balusters for their deck or porch. The following is a baluster spacing guide for meeting the 4″ ball rule required by most building codes. Of course if building codes don’t apply in your situation, you can do what looks best to you. […]