Fitting Newels If balustrading is planned, fit your newel posts before laying decking.
At this point the type of balustrade system chosen will govern the required newel height above the deck. Double beam construction using Q-Deck® Plus Multi-purpose posts provides the ideal newel post housing. Secure using suitable bolts or landscape screws in 2 or 3 directions for best results.
For systems that need to meet building regulation requirements through bolting is the only adequate method of fixing