Insta-Rail® 42" Vertical Cable Railing System Kit

Insta-Rail Vertical Cable Railing system is the most cost-effective and convenient option whether you seek to add a new deck railing or upgrade an existing one. Each kit consists of premium, stainless steel 1/8-inch diameter cables and will complete a railing area that is 72 inches long. This Insta-Rail Cable Railing kit is designed for railings 42 inches in total height.

Insta-Rail Kits can be combined or cut down to fit any railing length necessary. 

  • Requires 30 1/2" opening between existing top and bottom rails - see reference guide for details
  • Each kit covers six lineal feet (72")
  • 4" spacing between vertical cables
  • Can be used on wood or composite decking to replace existing pickets or spindles
  • Can be used with new or existing railings
  • 304 stainless steel components - not recommended for direct salt water spray situations
  • Please verify any local building code requirements before purchase
  • Installation is DIY friendly and can be completed with common, basic tools
Tools you will need:
  • Power Drill with a Phillips Head Driver & 5/16" (8mm) Drill Bit
  • Tape Measure
  • Hack Saw (if cutting sections down)
  • Hand Level (for going downstairs)
    Components Include:
    • 18 Cable Balusters - 28 1/4" Long x 1/8" Diameter
    • 40 Stainless Steel Anchor Screws
    • 36 Stainless Steel Threaded Cable Studs
    • 4 Stainless Steel Channels - 36" Long
    • Open-End Wrench - 9/32" (7 mm)

    Please note: Dependent on installation method and condition of existing framing, slight flex in cable may result in code failure.  For 100% code compliance, we recommend using our Insta-Rail Tube Railing Kit.