Baluster FAQs - Baluster Guide
Deck Baluster FAQs
Installing deck balusters and railing is a DIY friendly project. Take a look at the most common customer questions below, or give us a call at 1-888-824-5316 to speak with one of our deck experts.
Jump to a QuestionDo I need a railing on my deck?
What are the parts of a railing?
What is the standard height for a railing?
How do I choose a baluster length?
How far apart should I space my balusters?
How do I calculate baluster spacing?
How far apart should I space my balusters on stairs?
How far apart should post be on a deck railing?
How many balusters do I need?
My current deck has old wood balusters that are run-down. Can I take them off and replace them with a different type?
Can I use these balusters on my indoor stairway -- or are they just for decks?
My deck is made with pressure treated lumber, can I still install balusters?
My balusters are powder-coated, can I paint them a different color?
Can I custom order a special length of baluster?