Deckorators traditional face mount balusters – Balusters are also a safety feature to prevent them from falling between the handrail and the ladder or on the ground. staircase balusters also add style and elegance to your home and staircase. Over time, ladder balusters may need to be replaced, or maybe you are looking for an updated style. Regardless of the reason, installing balusters is a good do it yourself project.
Choose a design of staircase balusters that match the handrail. It is recommended that you place the construction material. For example, if you have a wooden railing, opt for wooden balusters. Measure the circumference of the baluster. You may be able to find the printed measurement on the top of the baluster as well. Using a hand held drill bit, drill a hole, about one half inch deep, into the bottom of the handrail, for the same size as the baluster’s circumference.
Apply the wood glue on the outside of the baluster that will enter the railing. If the installation of metal balusters, epoxy instead of using wood glue. Insert the baluster into the newly drilled hole in the bottom of the railing. Apply a small amount of glue or epoxy to ensure a safer fit. Allow the glue or epoxy to dry completely before continuing. Apply wood or epoxy glue to the bottom of the baluster that meets the footprint of the ladder.