Structural Porch Posts by RDI
VINYL PORCH POSTS (BASE MOUNTING KIT SOLD SEPARATELY)
The RDI Porch and Newel Post designs capture the elegant style of a turned, painted wood or a square clean look without the maintenance. Behind the classic design of the porch post is a load-bearing aluminum column along with 3 sliding blocks to keep the post sleeve centered and gives you something to screw railing into thats structurally sound.
Options are available with capacities of either 2,500 lbs., or 5,000 lbs., Hurricane Lock post bases prevent wind uplift, and eliminate roof jacking during installation Porch Posts come in heights of 108" and both 4" x 4" or 5" x 5". Great for new construction or replacing old structural porch posts. RDI’s square, vinyl Porch Posts create a sleek, traditional style without the maintenance. The Turned Post adds old school charm to any project. Both posts include an Interior load-bearing aluminum column.
Structural Load Rating:
- 4" x 4" x 108" = 2,500lbs
- 5" x 5" x 108" = 5,000lbs
When using the structural porch posts - the post mounting kit is required.
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- Inside each structural post is a heavy duty aluminum channel.
- 23" can be cut off the top and up to 6" can be cut off the bottom (Turned post)
- Compatible with RDI Post Trim (not included)
For 4 x 4 Post trim options:
For 5 x 5 Post Trim Options