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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? | DoItYourself.com

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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INSTALLATION GUIDE - Wolf Home Products

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

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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