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Barrette - Barrette 3 x 6 Somerset Black Aluminum Porch Rail Panel Product Demo

Barrette 3 x 6 Somerset Black Aluminum Porch Rail Panel Intro

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Barrette 3 x 6 Somerset Black Aluminum Porch Rail Panel Features

  • View 1

    • Super Ultra Powder Coated Aluminum:
      • No rust, no corrosion
      • No painting needed
      • Easy to maintain
    • Decorative Top Rail:
      • 1 3/4" flat top
      • Easy to grasp hand rail
      • Hidden screw fasteners
    • Stylish Infill:
      • 5/8" square picket
      • Powder coated aluminum
      • Connects to rails with hidden fasteners
    • Easy to Install:
      • Pre-built panels
      • Matching brackets & posts
      • Adjustable ("rackable") panels to use on patios & stairs
      • Pre-casted stair angle brackets
    • Code Compliant:
      • Safe for use on patios
      • Safe for use on 1-2 story deck surfaces

 

Barrette 3 x 6 Somerset Black Aluminum Porch Rail Panel Gallery

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Barrette 3 x 6 Somerset Black Aluminum Porch Rail Panel Installation

  • Post Step 1

    What is Included:

  • Post Step 2

    Deck/Wood Surface

    Attach mounting plate to posts with 1/4" x 2 1/2" phillips head screws.

  • Post Step 3

    Deck/Wood Surface cont.

    Cut a 2x8 wood spacer block (not included) and attach underneath the deck surface to substructure joists directly under the post location with 3" deck screws (not included). Length of the spacer block should be the distance between the existing deck joists.

    Cut one 2x8 joist (same length as spacer block cut in Step 3) (not included). Box in the spacer block with this newly cut joist with 3" deck screws (not included).

  • Post Step 4

    Install Posts to Deck

    Mark holes with a pencil through bottom of installation plate (B) onto deck surface. Drill 3/8" holes in all four locations. Push 5/16" bolts (not included) through installation plate and attach separate bottom plate (C) from underneath deck surface (posts can be leveled as needed by using steel washers as shims).

    • Purchase 5/16" bolts with nuts approximately 1" longer than the distance between plates (minimum 3 7/8" long).

    Install base trim (D) around deck post at deck surface before installing rail.

  • Post Step 5

    Installing Remainder of Deck Posts

    Measure the length of your rail section and add 3/4" to measurement for brackets and expansion clearance. This is the distance between posts. Then follow installation instructions as listed in previous tabs.

    NOTE:

    Concrete Surface

    Purchase four 5/16" masonry anchors according to local building codes. Mark holes through mounting plate onto concrete surface and follow anchor installation instructions. Install base trim (as pictured to right D) around deck post at deck surface before installing rail.

  • Rail Step 1

    *Closely follow post installation instructions.

    Cut two 3" tall temporary wood spacer blocks (not included) to insert under ends of railing sections to temporarily assist in aligning section.

  • Rail Step 2

    Slide top and bottom rail brackets on ends of pre-built rail sections.

  • Rail Step 3

    Slide rail section and brackets between posts and on top of temporary wood spacer blocks. (Position wood spacer blocks next to installed aluminum posts).

  • Rail Step 4

    Using a 1/8" drill bit, carefully pre-drill all four bottom bracket screw holes on one post.

  • Rail Step 5

    Install 3/4" screws (included) to attach bracket to post.

    Repeat previous two steps for second bottom bracket.

  • Rail Step 6

    Using a 1/8" drill bit, pre-drill all four top bracket screw holes on one post.

  • Rail Step 7

    Install 3/4" screws (included) to attach bracket to post.

    Repeat previous two steps for second top rail bracket.

  • Rail Step 8

    Using a 1/8" drill bit, pre-drill all brackets (top and bottom) through side hole.

  • Rail Step 9

    Install 3/4" screws (included) into side bracket holes to attach brackets to rails.

 

Barrette 3 x 6 Somerset Black Aluminum Porch Rail Panel Specs

  • Specification 1

    • Name:
      Material:
      Panel Item #:

      Panel Size:
      Handrail Size:
      Baluster/Picket Size:
      Post Item #:

      Post Size:
      Post Kit Includes:
      Rail Section:
      Color:
      Installation Method:
      Code Approved for Decks:

    • Somerset Rail
      Aluminum
      73003795 - Black

      33” H x 70 3/4” W
      1 1/4” Flat Top
      5/8” Square
      73003797 – Black

      2 1/2” x 2 1/2” x 39”
      Post, Post Top, and Base Trim
      Prebuilt
      Black
      Bracketed
      Yes

 

Barrette 3 x 6 Somerset Black Aluminum Porch Rail Panel FAQ's

  • Specification 1

  • Specification 2

    • What are railings made of?

      • Freedom railing and accessories are made from easy to care for powder coated aluminum.

      What colors are available?

      • All styles are available in black.

      What height is the railing?

      • The installed height for Somerset and New Castle railing can reach 36". The installed height for Chatham railing can reach 34".

      How do I handle stairs?

      • Chatham, Somerset and New Castle rails can be used for flat surfaces and be adjusted (“racked”) to the angle of most stair sections. All rails have angled brackets to allow for easy installation of most common stair angles.

      Can I use railings on my back deck?

      • All panels (except for the Chatham style) have been engineered to comply with code requirements for use on elevated residential decks.

      How should the aluminum railing be cleaned?

      • Use a mild household detergent and water mixture to clean the aluminum then rinse with clean water.

      What is the warranty for this Freedom Aluminum Railing?

      • All railing is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty

 

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