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Shanghai ECAN industrial company Ltd. is a leading supplier of WPC products in China. Founded in 2008, ECAN had established a complete supply chain system integrating R&D, production, sales and after-sales services based on the advantages of our raw materials factories for wood & stone powder and professional technical team. Our strongest products are WPC decking(co-extrusion and general type), WPC railing, WPC wall panel and so on.

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    Decking Installation Guide

    14 · Prior to installing any composite decking, it is recommended that you check with local building codes ... Standard stainless steel or acceptable coated deck screws and nails are recommended. ... Acclimating at least 2 days prior to installation is recommended . Acclimating the boards will get rid of any unwanted shrinkage issues seen during and ...

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    DECKING INSTALLATION GUIDE

    26 · COMPOSITE DECK SCREWS Optional surface fastener for Rustic ™ or Natural Radius Edge Boards only. Color matched and designed to reduce “mushrooming” effect of composite material. SKU’s: 8062 DEKMOUNT HIDDEN FASTENING SYSTEM ® Recommended for all stair treads, deck boards, and radius board installation to provide a clean ...

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    6 Composite Decking Installation Mistakes to Avoid

    26 · 6) Using Screws to Secure Deck Boards Attaching decking to the support framing boards below with screws has been the method of choice for deck builders for many years. While the advancements in screw technology have improved their ability to be installed …

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    5 Composite Decking Problems Every Homeowner Needs …

    Despite composite having texture, it does little to provide solid footing around pools or swimming docks. Another characteristic that can cause problems includes retaining heat and feeling hot to bare feet. Composite decking also isn’t as strong as solid wood, which is evident in that smaller joist spacing is required for the deck’s structure.

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    Deck Board Spacing Changes Throughout the Year: Plan …

    12 · The moisture content of the decking boards, how long they have had time to acclimate to your environment. How much sun the deck receives, how much rain, temperature swings throughout a day, ventilation beneath the deck, and so much more. All of these factors will effect the amount of space you put between your deck boards.

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    Decking: How to Install Composite Deck Boards

    9 · Spacing of Composite Deck Boards. This varies from product to product. Some manufactures supply spacers and some product spacing is set by the fastening clip system supplied to secure the product. Proper spacing is required for ventilation and expansion/ contraction. Check manufactures specification for recommended spacing. Securing the Deck Boards

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    What’s the Proper Joist Spacing for Composite Decking ...

    26 · Most composite and PVC decking brands, like Trex and Azek, recommend a maximum joist spacing of 16 inches OC. Some brands, like WearDeck , let you get away …

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    DECKING INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

    18 · structure. Create adequate cross-ventilation for the deck by widening side-to-side spacing between boards to 1/4 in. (6.4 mm) with a maximum of 3/8 in. (9.5 mm) gap. The deck design must allow for a minimum of 1.5 in. (38.1 mm) of unrestricted air flow under the deck at …

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    Better Looking Composite Decks, By Not Staggering …

    Composite decking should not be staggered on a deck. Staggered decking requires butt joints, but composite decking expands and contracts with temperature changes making butt joints unsightly. It is better to design a composite deck with intentional design elements to avoid staggering boards for a wider composite deck.

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    What Is Frame Spacing for Trex Decking? | eHow

    2  · Wooden decks will have a frame spacing measurement of either 24 or 16 inches. When replacing the existing boards with composite decking on a deck with inch frame spacing, you will only need to add joists 12 inches on center between existing joists. For decks with inch spacing…

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    Does Composite Decking Need Spacing?

    14 · The composite decking spacing requirement between composite decking boards should be at least 5 mm side by side. It is important because composite decking boards expand to their sides when the temperature change. Also, composite decking spacing allows for proper drainage when the rain falls and airflow. It will ensure that your composite ...

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    What Is Frame Spacing for Trex Decking? | eHow

    2  · Wooden decks will have a frame spacing measurement of either 24 or 16 inches. When replacing the existing boards with composite decking on a deck with inch frame spacing, you will only need to add joists 12 inches on center between existing joists. For decks with inch spacing, measure and mark each joist that is at 48 inches.

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    Does Composite Decking Need Spacing?

    14 · The composite decking spacing requirement between composite decking boards should be at least 5 mm side by side. It is important because composite decking boards expand to their sides when the temperature change. Also, composite decking spacing allows for proper drainage when the rain falls and airflow. It will ensure that your composite ...

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    Better Looking Composite Decks, By Not Staggering …

    Composite decking should not be staggered on a deck. Staggered decking requires butt joints, but composite decking expands and contracts with temperature changes making butt joints unsightly. It is better to design a composite deck with intentional design elements to avoid staggering boards for a wider composite deck.

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    spacing required on composite deck boards

    Spacing between composite deck boards is different from traditional wood in appearance, durability and cost. In color and appearance, we offer types of conventional color selection and different grain patterns, its unique surface treatment technology, makes our composite material more beautiful and safe, does not twist or fracture, and has an ...

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    Deckspacer composite deckboard spacer

    The Cobra Deck Spacer also lets you comply with the positioning of screws at the end of boards, which is recommended by the Building Codes, at least 15 millimetres from the edge. In conclusion, by placing the spacer between the sides of the two boards, you may thus ensure the desired spacing…

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    The Importance of Deck Board Spacing

    18 · Spacing on a deck refers to the small edge-to-edge gap between decking boards, not the ends of the boards. While this gap is fairly small, it is still a crucial component to any good deck. Without the right deck spacing, the boards may expand, cup, and buckle out of place. As a result, you may have to replace broken decking, or reinstall the ...

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    What Is Composite Decking Expansion Gaps?

    3 · What Is Composite Decking Expansion Gaps? J. By: Henry A. A composite decking is a strong and durable building material that is used to make decks. Composite decking is made from recycled wood and plastics, so no trees are fallen to make the board. The wood and plastics are then processed in factories and cut into various sizes so ...

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    INSTALLATION AND CARE GUIDE

    20 · composite deck boards and is a moisture-resistant, long-life alternative to timber joists. Alternative Subframe Options Composite Joists are a recommended NeoTimber solution for installing our boards onto solid, flat foundations. However, customers can also use plastic, timber or metal joists as a subframe alternative. NeoTimber Advice Page 10

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    Deck floor board spacing gaps: Proper gap size to leave ...

    Deck board and framing member spacing: Details of Deck & Porch Construction, how to build a deck that won't collapse. This article series discuss best porch & deck construction practices, including choice of framing materials, decking or flooring choices & installation, how to select and use deck and porch structural and flooring fasteners, actual deck & porch framing construction details ...

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    Does Composite Decking Need Spacing?

    24 · Composites – Composite deck boards will have basically no shrinkage so they need to be spaced with gaps from the get go. Make Space in Moist Areas – If you live where …

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    TimberTech Composite Decking Installation & Maintenance

    20 · composite decking the most realistic and wood-like appearance possible. This variation is purely aesthetic and does not or will not affect the performance of the product. You can be sure that TimberTech deck boards are designed and manufactured to high industry tolerances. Our deck boards are designed to naturally weather over time.

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    What Is Composite Decking Expansion Gaps?

    3 · What Is Composite Decking Expansion Gaps? J. By: Henry A. A composite decking is a strong and durable building material that is used to make decks. Composite decking is made from recycled wood and plastics, so no trees are fallen to make the board. The wood and plastics are then processed in factories and cut into various sizes so ...

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    Decking: How to Install Composite Deck Boards

    9 · Spacing of Composite Deck Boards. This varies from product to product. Some manufactures supply spacers and some product spacing is set by the fastening clip system supplied to secure the product. Proper spacing is required for ventilation and expansion/ contraction. Check manufactures specification for recommended spacing. Securing the Deck Boards

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    composite deck spacing between boards

    The actual spacing depends on the manufacturer's recommendations, but it's usually 16 . handy, such as a 16d nail, to ensure a uniform 1/ inch spacing between them. . You can screw or …

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    What is the recommended gap between decking boards?

    12 · A gap of 10mm between deck boards and external walls of adjacent buildings is recommended for drainage. Board spacing depends on the width of the board but a guide is 4mm for 90mm boards and 6mm for 140mm boards. Note that if wet decking boards are …

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    composite deck spacing between boards

    The actual spacing depends on the manufacturer's recommendations, but it's usually 16 . handy, such as a 16d nail, to ensure a uniform 1/ inch spacing between them. . You can screw or …

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    2020 DECKING INSTALLATION GUIDE

    15 · Deck Boards.....20 Installing Trex ... Some Trex recommended deck fasteners are compatible ... Static electricity can build up on occupants walking across any composite decking surface, including Trex, then produce a small static shock if they touch a grounded metal surface such as railing, door, etc.

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    Why inconsistent gap between boards on new deck

    The recommended spacing between boards is 3/16" and 1/8" from the end of one board to the next. Composite decking is known to shrink and expand along its length, not its width. Or at least very minimally across the width. Experienced carpenters will know that this is the opposite from …

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    How far apart should stringers be for composite decking?

    26 · Thereof, how far apart should joists be for composite decking? Most composite decking materials, like Trex composite decking, require minimum joist spacing for composite decking at 16" on center spacing for straight decking and 12" on center joist spacing for degree angle diagonal decking.. Secondly, how many stringers do I need for a 36 inch wide staircase?

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