How To Install A Handrail Brackets
Handrail brackets secure a handrail on the wall next to the stairs. If they are not installed properly, they will pull away from the wall and leave holes. Furthermore codes in most locations specify a height of handrail installation, usually between 36 and 38 inches. If you are unsure, contact your local municipal office for proper installation height for your area
How to install a handrail brackets, mark a spot on the wall 36 inches from the front edge of the bottom base and 6 inches from the end of the rack area, with the help of a pen. Repeat for the top riser. Then find the wall studs with a hammer and finishing nails or stud finder. Place the rod holder in position on top of the bracket marks align with 36-inch mark. Drill holes with a 1/8-inch drill bit on the situation of each of the screw holes marked on the wall.
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As a result, install screws through each hole in every handrail brackets. Then place the handrail in position on the brackets. Mark out where the screw holes in each bracket with a pencil, to secure the handrail. And then remove the rod and drill pilot holes short, just enough to start screws in every position of the screw for each rail bracket. The screws will go in at an angle and it is difficult to get the alignment right, making the starter openings for the screws needed. Then attach the handrail to the top and bottom brackets by installing screws through the bracket and into the predrilled the handrail. Configure additional brackets at the bottom of the handrail and secure in place with screws.