Transcend? railing in Classic White with Enhance? Saddle cocktail rail and black round balusters. Composite boards and railing take this outside space beyond the ordinary.
Along the end joists, use deck screws to attach extra bracing between the floor joists and end joists to mount the anchors. Cut the bracing from the same 2 x lumber you used for the joists (for this deck 2 x 8 lumber).
With the composite decking and the deck railings installed, complete the look with composite stairs. Building deck stairs for composite decks is similar to building wood stairs, with a just few slight differences. Here's how to build a set of composite steps. See the complete deck project from ...
Installation instructions for DuraLife capped composite decking, composite railing and composite dock products.
If you choose grooved Transcend for your deck, you have the option of using the exclusive Trex Secret Fix System. The fasteners clip between each board for a seamless, fastener-free look.
An AZEK? Rail kit contains the top rail, bottom rail, 2 support rails, balusters, and hardware to attach the railing section to the posts. Rail kits do not include posts, just the railing parts between the posts.
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Learn the basics of measuring, scoping and installing your decking and railing, and go from dream to do. And if you’re still feeling overwhelmed, consider hiring a TrexPro? to build a deck for you.
A composite railing system like this one is strong, durable, virtually maintenance-free and guaranteed against cracking, warping, mold and mildew. Now, how can you beat that? Learn how to replace or install composite porch railing.
Composite decking is a great low-maintenance material (Image 2). Secure the first plank with screws. Special fasteners called Tiger Claws secure the remaining planks (Image 3).
For best results, we recommend composite deck boards that prevent shrinking, swelling, and splitting. Select a solid composite material without machined grooves in the edges. Also works great with native softwoods such as Redwood and Cedar, along with certain tropical hardwoods like Ipe, Red Balau, and Ironwood.
Attach them in the post anchors. Install a 1/2-inch-thick pressure-treated shim between the beams and one side of the anchor at each footing. The anchor is 3 1/2 inches wide and the beam is 3 inches thick.