Faux Balcony Railing – The addition of decorative elements to the outside of your home can improve your visual appearance. A decorative element you can build for your home is a faux balcony or terrace façade. This is a structure built to appear as a true balcony, but in reality, it does not support the weight. The materials for this project can be obtained at a home improvement store.
Decorative Faux Balconies
Measure the width of the window where you want to build the faux balcony railing. Add five inches to this measurement. Locate the studs on the exterior wall with the study finder. Attach a beam support to each right foot with a nail gun, three to four inches below the bottom of the window. Measure aboard by 2 by 6 to six inches and cut the board with the circular saw. Cut an additional 2 by 6 card to this length of each joist. Place one of the 2 or 6 boards on a joist and secure with the nail gun. Repeat this step to connect the 2 of 6 remaining boards to each joist.
Measure and cut a 2 by 6 board to the width of the window that you put the faux balcony railing. Place the gasket on the end of the boards 2 by 6 and secure with the nail gun. Measure and cut 2 by 4 boards to the width of the terrace. Secure the boards of the upper part of the terrace to the floor. This is to provide a finished look for the balcony. Drill a hole in the floor at each corner of the terrace with the electric drill. Set a pole handrail over each hole and secure with a round head screw. Tighten the carriage bolts by using the pipe wrench.
Make a mark 4 inches below the top on the side of each handrail post of faux balcony railing. Set the 2 by the 2-inch railing in place on these marks between the railing posts and secure with screws. Measure the railing and make a mark every 4 inches. Set a baluster on each mark and align using the level. Secure the baluster from the railing and the side of the balcony with screws. Set the 2 by 4-inch railing lid on top of the railing. Secure the handrail cover of the handrail with screws. As the tips and warnings that you should take a note for you, hide the screws by placing them at an angle below the stop handrail and handrail.
Besides the faux balcony railing, you will also need the false floor, and the best choice is the WPC material. It looks and feels like natural wood, WPC will not splinter, deform or fade, in any case, your product made of wood plastic will keep its wonderful appearance for many years. Resistant to moisture and termites · Does not require paint, without glue, retardant, weatherproof, suitable from -40 to 60. The WPC product is easy to work, can be sawed, nailed, and brushed like pure wood, as needed, in any shape and size. And it is easy to install, you can easily follow the instructions to install your product of wood and plastic.