10 Things to Know: Important Universal Cable Railing Tips

10 Things to Know: Important Universal Cable Railing Tips

Cable spaced less than 4 inches apart for safety (check local building codes). 3” to 3-1/2” spacing is best. Use a drill press to pre-drill posts or make a guide out of a scrap piece of wood to make sure drill holes are uniform from post to post. Posts should not...
Choosing the Cable Size and Type

Choosing the Cable Size and Type

A lot of people who have never handled steel cable before do not have an idea on what size and type of cable to use for a cable railing system. A lot of different styles and grades of cable can be used, but only a few types end up with the best results over time....
What is Cable Railing?

What is Cable Railing?

What is a cable railing? A cable railing is a hand railing which uses a steel cable wire rope infill. It is used both as a decorative railing as well as a functional barrier for better sightlines. It can be implemented indoors or outdoors on railings, stairways,...

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Choosing the Cable Size and Type

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