# How high should a railing post be?

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Standard rail **Posts****height**is 36 to 42 inches;

**posts**will need to be 10 inches longer.

Moreover, what is the standard height for a newel post?

between 34 and 38 inches

People also ask, what is the maximum height of a deck without railing?

30 inches

Non-circular handrails must have a perimeter of between 4 and 6.25 inches, with a maximum cross-section of 2.25 inches. Assuming a handrail thickness of 1 inch and a handrail **height** of 36 inches, the **height** of the stair **banister** is 35 inches from the top of the stair step to the bottom of the handrail.