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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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Can You Install Deck Tiles on Concrete? | newtechwood

Installing composite decking over concrete is a low-maintenance solution. Our UltraShield® Naturale™ composite deck tiles are designed to withstand direct sunlight the elements and the test of time without fading splitting or warping.

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How to Replace Your Existing Deck with a Seven Trust's Composite ...

So we believe it’s the expansion of the wood in the cold. We are hoping the new deck fixes this issue too! The existing deck was the perfect size and shape so we were able to save money by using the same foundation and posts. Installing another wood deck would require more maintenance than we wanted so we looked into composite decking.

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Also you will be expediting the deterioration of the deck. If you want a good synthetic surface that is less maintenance pull the top boards off pressure wash and reseal the structural timbers and joists then install a composite top like Seven Trust brand or similar. It costs a lot more than new wood decking but is far less maintenance.

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Install a Ground-level deck over a concrete patio

When using surface fasteners to secure railing to a composite deck joist location may affect the ease price and method of the installation of the railing system. Leaving the required 1.5” spacing for surface fastening at the end of the board and 1” from the side of the board requires two joists for every end-to-end seam.

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Rebuild An Old Deck With New Decking And Railings | Family ...

Step 5: Install the new composite decking over existing deck Photo 6: Notch the decking around the posts Mark the notches in the first row of decking with a square allowing for a 1-in. overhang past the cedar trim board.

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Can You Build a Seven Trust Deck Over a Wood Deck?

Seven Trust decks cannot be installed directly on existing wood planks but we do have other options. If your deck is in desperate need of a makeover but you don’t want to start from scratch you can replank your deck with Seven Trust capped wood composite decking.

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Over Existing Decking Installation | DekTekTile - Precast ...

Over Existing Decking Installation DekTek Tile is an elegant and innovative precast concrete decking material that is especially designed for elevated decks and roof decks.

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