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What cable is used for deck railing?
Last Updated: 5th March, 2020
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Similarly, you may ask, can you use galvanized cable for deck railing?
Grade of Cable: The lowest grade is a galvanized, which is not recommended for architectural railings as they will corrode quickly. A middle grade of stainless steel, which is typically used for indoor applications, would be the T304 stainless. A lot of people inquire about a PVC coated cable for a cable railing.
Additionally, how expensive is cable railing? The average price for a cable railing is $60 per linear foot. Installation runs about $25 per linear foot while materials make up most of the project cost at $35 per linear foot. A stainless-steel frame is around $110 per linear foot, while an aluminum frame is approximately $75 per linear foot.
Subsequently, question is, what is code for cable railing?
In most states, the residential code is 36” high. There are some exceptions though like in California the required height for residential railing is 42” . On the other hand, the commercial International Building Code requires the railing to be at a minimum of 42” height.
Do cable railings rust?
Cable railing is a minimalistic solution that requires little maintenance since all you have to do is wipe. Additionally, quality railings are able to withstand harsh weather and wear in addition to being corrosion resistant. They can also stand up to hundreds of pounds of force without breaking.