Model # 73003985

Internet #202084782

Store SKU #724146

null 6 ft. x 36 in. Traditional Pre-Built Rail Kit without Brackets

6 ft. x 36 in. Traditional Pre-Built Rail Kit without Brackets

  • Railing is resistant to warping and mold, unlike other composites
  • Made from PolyComposite, its our strongest and most durable rail
  • Railing is also made from low maintenance vinyl
$4997 /each

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Product Overview

The 6 ft. x 36 in. Traditional Pre-Built Rail Kit without Brackets offers you an easy to install and a low maintenance solution to traditional railing. The railing has an ornamental design to allow you to easily add elegance to your home.

  • Accessories sold separately, brackets model #73014296, post model #73003561, post cap model 73012501, base trim model #73003582
  • White finish blends with most exterior color schemes
  • Easy to install, ideal for the do-it-yourselfer
  • Made of durable, low maintenance vinyl
  • Never needs painting
  • Note: Product may vary by store
  • Transferrable limited lifetime warranty

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Customer Questions & Answers

What is the actual length of the six foot sections?

I need 5 ft 10 in from wall to column just wondering if this would work or if I will need a bigger piece.
Asked by: catfish0104
68" is the max length of a 6' section.
Answered by: DesignPro
Date published: 2017-04-24

PVC versus Composite

The Veranda Traditional Pre-Built PVC railing is less expensive than the Veranda Regency Composite railing. From this pricing, is it safe to assume that Composite is of better quality/durability than the PVC? Or is there some reason to select one over the other without regard to pricing? Thanks !
Asked by: Anonymous
I've actually looked at the 6' sections in store and they do NOT have aluminum insert. The 8' kit has aluminum insert in top rail only.
Answered by: Jeff
Date published: 2017-04-30

does top rail meet building codes for strenght, sometimes you need an aluminum inseert in the top rail

Asked by: gerry
As far as I know (and read) this railing meets the standards if installed correctly. The top rail on the six foot model is reinforced. I believe that an 8' section needs an aluminum insert. But I would use the 6' sections because I believe the 8' sections wouldn't meet the code in some areas.
Answered by: Mugwa
Date published: 2016-09-03

How far apart should the 4X4 posts be installed?

I am having a deck built. The 4X4 posts will be set in concrete footings. I want to install 6' vinyl railings with post covers. Exactly how far apart must the posts be set to use the stock railings? And how high should the posts rise above the deck to use the post covers? I would like to do as little cutting as possible; however if the last section is short of 6', can I cut these to fit? Please help so I can give the contractors exact specification before they start the deck.
Asked by: MadamB
Be careful. By my calculations, the posts should be on 71 1/2 inch centers. The railings are 67.75. Adding .25 for expansion, that means an opening of 68 inches is needed. Two 4x4 posts on 71 1/2 inch centers will give you this gap.
Answered by: BrianK
Date published: 2017-01-02
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Customer Reviews

6 ft. x 36 in. Traditional Pre-Built Rail Kit without Brackets is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 33.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Looking Product We chose this railing for the ease of installation, but fell in love with how beautiful it is. Chose to use contrasting color post sleeves to match my Trex Enhance deck. Very happy with the results. Pops and myself installed 12 panels in just 1 day! Used a 10" composite blade on a miter saw to trim the ends. Start with the largest opening so if you make a mistake measuring, you can re-use in a smaller opening. IMPORTANT: End balusters keep the railing together as a unit. Use a bungee cord to hold railing together if you cut off a baluster on either end. This keeps the railing together till you install it. Saves you a big headache. :)
Date published: 2016-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The quality is good. I've been installing these for a few years now. There are two different "bat... The quality is good. I've been installing these for a few years now. There are two different "batches" on the 8" lengths. Some are totally composite and some aluminum interior. Not sure what the current batches are. Both are quality but the composite is easier to work with. Please plan correctly before you a couple of sections as samples and get to know them to see if they will work for you. Also, know your local codes or talk to a contractor beforehand. I feel sorry for the amateurs out there that messed up on lengths/actual sizes...but I had to laugh just a bit. Those mess ups were YOUR mistakes. YOU bought it and did not properly plan. YOU did not know your codes. There are not any professionals complaining. If you want to go cheap, face the music.
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I purchased two of these railings because I extended my deck and changed the configuration. 12 ye... I purchased two of these railings because I extended my deck and changed the configuration. 12 years ago I bought this same brand from home depot and I was able to use almost all my old railings. When I installed the new railing up to the post and put the old railing to the post there was a 1 1/2 inch height difference. The new balusters are much smaller. Luckily I had left over smaller sections of old railings which I was able to breakdown and place in the new railings. This should not have been the case. The railings are not 6x3. If I did not have the old balusters I would have had to tear all the railings down and buy the new ones. 12 railings at 50 each is pretty expensive. I would not recommend this product if someone is adding to a pre-existing structure.
Date published: 2017-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than expected If you are like me, your concerns about this modest priced rail is "is it cheap looking and lacks strength?". The answer is "NO". The quality is great and it literally transformed the front porch and steps/ramp to an elegant entry. Every item fit well purchased for assembly from brackets to slant of the stair rails for a ramp instead of steps.. I purchased the 4X4 post covers to slip over my treated lumber for both the short support posts and the 8' roof supports posts. I now have a permanent, strong entry. So don't worry about the price of these rails compared to the higher price rails. I cant imagine a better look or strength from a higher priced product.
Date published: 2014-04-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very nice product I love the railings. However, the information needs to be corrected on your web page. Among the questions answered about this product is how far apart are the posts to be placed. The answer is reported as 72" So, I set my posts at 72" apart. However, when I received my railings, it is noted on the package that the "actual length" is 67.75". I had to remove the anchors from my concrete porch and then re-drill and reset the posts. While I am not a happy camper about all the extra work and mess, I still like the pre-built rail kit without brackets.
Date published: 2016-06-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Everything but the brackets This comes already put together. Better than the railings at the "other" home improvement center because this railing has all the balusters. At the "other" place, you buy the balusters separately. Sure, you can get the ones you want... at a price. These sections from HD are easy to fit , level and plumb. Just make sure you understand these railings and their 8 foot counterparts are not exactly 6' and 8' - they may fit between 4x4 posts that are 6' and 8' on center, but measure carefully. You will have some wiggle room with the brackets, but not a whole lot.
Date published: 2012-08-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Vinyl porch rail Good quality, very solid when installed. I was disappointed that the description measurement didn't match the product. An 8-foot porch railing should be 8 feet long; it was 7 feet 6 inches. I was able to add pieces at either end to account for the shorter length, but expected a full 8 feet.
Date published: 2016-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to install, once you figure a system, if cutting is required I am on my third deck so I am an expert with this railing. I needed to cut every section which as of now will be my 18th railing to be installed. I found it easy but I have found it easiest to cut these railings after disassembling them. After they are apart it is easy to cut the lengths on my cutoff saw and re-assemble. Strong, economic and a whole lot better looking than my old painted and peeling railings, I would never use wood again. The trick to taking these railings apart are that the balusters on each end have a hole punched in them to keep the assembly together, I just drilled that hole with a larger drill bit thus enabling the end baluster to be taken off each railing thus the assembly will come apart easy.
Date published: 2014-04-18
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