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Decking Installation

Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of wood decking vs. composite and vinyl manufactured decking materials. Watch a video Start installing deck boards at the outside of the deck and work towards the house wall. Stagger butt 

How to install a new Fiberglass deck over an old carvel planked

Hello looking for some advise as I move forward in regards to laying a new plywood/fiberglass deck over the Once the plywood is down, has screws into each deck beam and also into the old planking, it's time to seal up 

Stringer install InterNACHI Inspection Forum

How you attach the stair stringers to the top of the deck and to any landings will be critical. You should reinforce the rim behind the stairs to provide a solid base for attachment. Use positive connections to install stair stringers 

Accepted Method of Fastening Stringers JLC Online Forums

Currently installing pressure treated stair stringers and from past experience, metal hangers have been used to fasten the stringers to the . That's ok, I like them better than a cleat for PT lumber as it's generally Hemlock.

Stair Stringer Kits Professional Deck Builder Framing, Staircases

20 Sep 2019 Finding the rise and run is easy, but framing stairs by installing one piece at a time is slow and labor intensive. In order to Next, I cut a 2x10 bottom cleat and a 2x6 sub riser equal to the width of the stairs, minus three inches.

Hobie Forums View topic Install of Harken Cam Matic Cam Cleat

There is a lot of "how to's" when installing the cam cleat on a deck, but not a lot with regards to installing on a mast. I am using the 438 Cam Matic Adapter Plate, which (looking at the install instructions) appears to be 

decking install techniques Professional Deck Builder Forums

When installing the decking which end do you prefer to start from My DIY book says to start from the ledger end and work your way out to the edge, adjusting the spacing on the last few boards so they fit. But I'm thinking it 

Stronger Post to Beam Connections Professional Deck Builder

23 Sep 2013 But the risk of beam rotation increases proportionally with the height of the post, and I always install lateral bracing . Considering that a single decking board costs around $50 these days, the added cost for screws is minimal.

Camo Fasteners Professional Deck Builder Forums

They are less expensive than most othe fasteners and look like they might not take as much time to install. This hidden fastener system works on any treated lumber, hardwood, cedar, composite or PVC deck board. CAMO 

HIDfast Hidden Decking Fasteners > Fast! Fine Homebuilding

11 Mar 2011 Some people who haven't used the HIDfast system express concern about how securely the cleats hold deck boards down. I recently had to remove a board during installation that was upside down; my 16 inch flat bar didn't