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Cable railing FAQ - frequently asked questions

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Cable railing system is a kind of popular modern railing substitute to traditional metal or wood railings. Instead of wood, glass or iron infill, cable railing system uses stainless steel cable to serve as a traditional guard without blocking the view.

Cable railing system is a kind of popular modern railing substitute to traditional metal or wood railings. Instead of wood, glass or iron infill, cable railing system uses stainless steel cable to serve as a traditional guard without blocking the view.

The cost of cable railing projects varies according to customer preferences and project dimensions. Generally, for a single project of 12 feet, it might cost about $2000-5000 (including fittings, posts, labor fee) if you hire someone to build it. However, you might be able to cut it down to $500 if you install it yourself with Muzata products.  

Of course. It is easy to DIY, you don’t need to be a pro. We have videos for almo each model to help your installation, just follow them step by step. 

Basically, you will need some cable railing fittings, stainless steel cable . The quantity depends on the dimensions of your project. In almost all cases, you will need a hydraulic crimper to swage the fittings so the cable could be fixed firmly. Unless your fittings are wageless.

Design

You could have a customized design on your railing, choose your favorite styles. However, there are things you need to be aware of.
Always follow the local building codes. There might be some differences between states. Please check that before designing.
Consider the application environment. For example, indoor or outdoor, coastal area, the material of the post, etc.
Watch some videos of cable railing before you start the work, which will effectively reduce the chance of mistakes. You can find the video of each product on its page of this website. You could also find them on our youtube channel.  

You should calculate out all the materials you need before place the order. So there won’t be too much waste or lack. For beginners, It is recommended to buy a little more than you need. Since there might be some fail when you do it for the first time. 

You can find the related video for each product on its page. You can also find them on Youtube. Just click the URL.
http://bit.ly/muzata-ytb

For corners greater or equal to 90 degrees, you could let the cable go through the hole directly.
For corners less than 90 degrees, you will need to use another pair of terminals, since you might not be able to tension the cable with an acute angle. 

We recommend that cable spacing should not be more than 3″ in most states. The post spacing should not exceed 6 feet according to the code of California .
Please check your local building codes for accurate informations and follow it.

Product selection

Since most deck railings are horizontal, almost all the fittings could work with them. You just have to consider the material of posts.

Stair railings need the fittings capable of angle installation. We have picked out these models. Just click the following URL or click the product menu. You can also use filters to pick them out on collection pages. 
https://www.muzatarailing.com/collections/fittings-for-stair-railing

Metal posts have less choice on the fittings than wood post. We have picked out these models. Just click the following URL or click the product menu. You can also use filters to pick them out on collection pages.
https://www.muzatarailing.com/collections/fitting-for-metal-post

We have a video about how to choosing wire ropes. Please click the following URL.
https://youtu.be/yq9gzZw-hKo

Basically, you will need some cable railing fittings, stainless steel cable . The quantity depends on the dimensions of your project. In almost all cases, you will need a hydraulic crimper to swage the fittings so the cable could be fixed firmly. Unless your fittings are wageless.

Ordering

Once your order is placed, you will receive a confirmation email and we will immediately begin processing. We will update the tracking number to you as soon as amazon updating it, which often takes amazon 1-3 days. Sometimes your order might be split into several packages and gradually arrive.
Normally, Your order starts shipping within 1-2 days.Delivery usually takes 2-4 days from the shipment date. That means you will receive your order 3-6 days later after placing it.
There’s a small chance that some goods in your order would be confirmed to be out of stock due to asynchronized stock information. In that situation, we will contact you by email or phone.
Sometimes you might experience delivery delays due to carrier issues or unforeseen circumstances such as peak season, national holidays, strikes, or other events.

We provide free shipping for orders over $50.
For orders under $50, the freight will be $4 within the US continent.

You can return the order within 30 days if you don’t like it. All you have to afford is the freight for sending back.
Please send the request on the page we provided and wait for confirmation email before sending back. Do not send it back without confirmation. 
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