To install rails, measure the distance between the posts at the base of the post. Deduct 1/2” from this measurement and cut rails.
Slide top rail into welded post bracket.
Slide bottom rail into bottom welded post bracket.
Using a level, plumb all posts.
While leveling posts, install remaining fasteners into post base to tightly secure.
Once post bases are tightly secured, double check that post is plumb with a level and predrill through welded post brackets and top rails.
Use a 1/8″ (3mm) drill bit size when using Regal ideas WSC-50 #10×3/4″ screws.
Pre-drill the bottom rails and welded post brackets.
Fasten top rails to posts using a color matching Regal ideas screw (WCS-50)
IMPORTANT: Adjust/lower the torque on your driver. Too much torque will make the screw hole larger and may break screw heads.
Fasten bottom rails to posts using a color matching Regal ideas screw (WCS-50)
Drill 3/16” diameter weep holes in bottom rail every 24” to allow any water/moisture to escape during the various seasons.
When completed, go back and inspect that each top and bottom rail has a screw fastened to it.