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Tips for Installing Composite Decking | Seven Trust

Here are some best practices to keep in mind to allow for expansion and contraction when installing capped composite decking: Always leave 1/8” to 1/4” gap between deck boards during installation. Fasten your deck boards as soon as possible after cutting.

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Vinyl Decking Installation Considerations Builders Should .

To completely waterproof a vinyl deck that has posts, either fasten the posts to the fascia of the building or completely cover surface mounted posts with a waterproof membrane and clad. When fastening metal rails or posts to a vinyl deck surface, all pilot holes should be filled with a sealant before screws are inserted.

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PVC Decking: Hollow or Solid? |

The cost of the material varies between hollow and solid PVC decking. Hollow PVC used in the decking costs far less than solid PVC materials. Solid PVC decking is typically a composite material made from plastics and real wood and it is this combination of materials that make it so much more expensive.

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deck. Improve drainage or grade flat areas where standing water may gather. Do not install decking directly to an existing or solid surface. Sleeper installation: Minimum joist height is 1.5 in. (38.1 mm), installed level, in the direction of water runoff and directly to a solid sub-structure.

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Decking Installation Guide - NewTechWood

Decking Installation Guide v20191125US 4 DIAGRAM 4 DIAGRAM 1 DIAGRAM 2 DIAGRAM 3 1”1/2 1”1/2 Fasteners Continued Always use screws designated for use with composite decking material. Always test the screws on a scrap piece of board to ensure the screws do not cause the surface of the decking to mushroom or bulge around the head of the screw.

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5 Quick Tips for Installing Composite Decking by Jon Peters .

This project is sponsored by ZomeTek Composite Decking - Strong by Nature. Learn more about the xBeam Planks used in this project and the ZomeTek Lite Deck .

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How to Install Composite Decking - This Old House

Measure the deck for the first decking plank. Cut the plank to length with a circular saw or power miter saw. If necessary, use a jigsaw to cut a hole in the plank for the downspout. Set the plank onto the deck, and use a putty knife to slip it under any existing metal flashing.

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SOLID DECKING INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Tools and Items Needed • Drill/power screwdriver • 1/8" drill bit • Circular saw with carbide-tip blade • 2½" composite wood deck screws • Tape measure • Carpenter’s pencil • Safety glasses/goggles Notice to installers • DO NOT use cordless impact drivers Joist Span

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