How far Should Deck Posts Be Apart?

For Building a Deck Railing, Deck Frame, or Fence

DecksDirect Pro Tip: Using Titan Post Anchors to mount your wooden, structural posts? Post Anchors are made to support a maximum raililng height of 42 inches. The maximum spacing of 4x4 deck posts should be 6 feet on center, while the maximum spacing of 6x6 deck posts should be 8 feet on center.


The Titan Post Anchor is perfect for installing 4x4 wood deck posts or 6x6 deck posts directly to your deck surface easily

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