Old Mom

01:51PM | 09/12/03
Member Since: 09/11/03
2 lifetime posts
The top part of the railing that is going down to our basement pulled out from the wall leaving a hole about 4" round. The railing is still connected by lower sections going down to the basement, but I cannot use it as the top part is just hanging there. There is a screw attached to the part that would go into the wall but there is nothing to attach it to. I will appreciate any advice as to how I can fix this problem?
Thank You

Glenn Good

05:13AM | 09/13/03
Member Since: 09/10/03
314 lifetime posts
What is the wall constructed of where the railing has pulled out?


Old Mom

02:10PM | 09/13/03
Member Since: 09/11/03
2 lifetime posts
Thank you for your reply Mr. Good. I am not too knowlegable about these things, so please bear with me. (Also, I am 70 years old and trying to fix this myself)
It looks like a plaster or cement wall. Not very thick. The pieces that fell on the step were like chalk. It is a Wrought Iron railing.



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