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What Tools & Materials Will I Need to Install an Iron X Handrail?

Tools Needed: Electric or battery drill (hammer drill for masonry) Drill bit to accompany your fasteners (choose the right fasteners) Wrench to fit your fasteners Hammer Level Metal Saw Materials Needed: 8 fasteners – choose the right fasteners

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What anchors do you suggest when installing Iron X Handrails?

  CONCRETE: Simpson Strong Tie Titen HD Mini Concrete Screw Anchors (Zinc) 1/4″ x 2-1/4″ or Tapcon 5/16″ x 2-1/4″ Hex-Washer-Head Large Diameter Concrete Anchor.  Both of which require a 1/4″ masonry drill bit. VENEERED SCENARIOS (BLOCK, BRICK, PAVERS, ETC): … Continue reading

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Video how to install Iron X Handrails into concrete?

Installation Animation

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What step material is not suitable to anchor Iron X Handrails to?

Loose block, cracked concrete, broken brick, loose stone steps and broken steps are NOT suitable to anchor Iron X Handrails to.  Steps capped with natural or cultured stone should be anchored through the top layer into the concrete substrate below. … Continue reading

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What step material is suitable to anchor Iron X Handrails to?

Concrete, stamped concrete, stained concrete, pressure treated wood, hardwood, composite decking are all suitable to anchor Iron X Handrails to.  The steps as well as the substrate must be sturdy and substantial enough to support a handrail.  Consult a local … Continue reading

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Are my wood steps strong enough to support an Iron X Handrail?

If your wood steps are cracked, chipped or broken it is not strong enough to support an Iron X Handrail.  This image is an example of wood steps that are not strong enough.  Please contact your local professional to be … Continue reading

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Is my concrete strong enough to support an Iron X Handrail?

If your concrete is cracked, chipped or broken it is not strong enough to support an Iron X Handrail.  This image is an example of concrete that is not strong enough.  Please contact your local concrete professional to be absolutely … Continue reading

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