Subscribe or Renew Membership Subscribe Renew

PVC Porch posts - looking for a good one

JayP99's picture

 I need a PVC porch post but most of the ones I see at Lowes or HD are foam filled with a conduit pipe for strength.


My problem is the railings don't have much of anything to screw into. 

I can just see someone leaning against the rail and going for a fall.

Anybody found better quality one anywhere???

You can get a PVC sleeve that (post #216113, reply #1 of 4)

You can get a PVC sleeve that goes over a 4" X 4" post at Lowes. The 4 x 4 gives you the strnegth you need, the sleeve gives you the look you want.

Florida Licensed Building Contractor, 50 years experience in commercial remodeling, new homes, home remodeling and repairs and all types building maintenance.

I need it to be 4X4 and was (post #216113, reply #2 of 4)

I need it to be 4X4 and was hoping for a turned colonial look. Most wraps are square from what I've seen

Any other ones that you know of?

Thanks

JAy

I don't believe I've ever (post #216113, reply #3 of 4)

I don't believe I've ever seen anything other than square in a structural post.

Florida Licensed Building Contractor, 50 years experience in commercial remodeling, new homes, home remodeling and repairs and all types building maintenance.

That's all I 've found , was (post #216113, reply #4 of 4)

That's all I 've found , was hoping somebody knew of a turned style one.

Thanks