If you're building a new home, paint the exterior and install the porch flooring before building the railing. Otherwise, you'll have to install the flooring around the railing posts, and the railing may get damaged in the process.
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The cost of material and hardware depends on the number of end posts as well as the length of the railing. The end-post hardware costs about $25 for a pair, depending on the brand and retail outlet. Bulk 5/32-inch stainless steel cable costs about $.75 per foot and a 36-inch-high railing requires seven to nine cable runs.
The building code has changed a lot since the original was built, too - both with regard to strength and to child safety, so that increased cost about 100% over old- railings. Ballpark numbers, ASSUMING the deck fascia board is in good shape to fasten the posts to, is about $10-25/LF for standard wood railing (4x4 posts, 2x2 slats, higher price is for treated wood), $20-40/LF for plastic or architectural sections or metal railing with wood handrail.
Cost of a Deck - Estimates and Prices Paid - CostHelper.com. Composite deck installation can cost $25-$70 or more a square foot (8,000 .... OK just need to say I've read all the posts and WOW some of you ppl are just ridicules. ... deck for a 8 x 12 deck made of composite and vinyl railings with three steps. ....