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Fastening Deck Boards. By Kim Katwijk, Utah Ross’s crews primarily build with Seven Trust and face screw with Pam Composite Deck Screws
I know the pros and cons of screwing vs nailing down decking. or I am using composite. Screwing Down Deck Boards
Screwing the Boards. You can screw or nail composite decking boards just like wood ones. Three inch decking screws are the best fastener choice; they sink a secure distance into the joists and won't back out like nails.
Re: preferred method for screwing composite decking Every synthetic deck board type has its own preferred fastener of choice. With some boards, no matter what you use, it doesn't look great.
Composite decking can be fastened to treated wood joists with screws or with hidden fasteners. Using composite deck screws is critical because they are specially designed to help hold the material in place.
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Fasten the deck board with composite decking screws along the edge closest to house; drive one screw into each joist. 7. How to Install Composite Decking.
Here's how to install composite decking and railings. Secure the parting boards in place with composite decking screws. Use a screw to set a drainage gap.