Quickly find out how many balusters you need for your project.
Use the Deckorators® baluster calculator to determine quickly how many balusters or spindles your railing requires.
Balusters are the vertical guards that support the handrail. They must be installed close enough that the space between them is less than 4 inches. Most city inspectors carry a 4-inch ball with them to test the spacing. Installed balusters should withstand 50 pounds of pressure exerted over a 1-sq.-ft area.
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