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6 Things You Should Know About Hidden Deck Fasteners

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Jul 9, 2019 @ 05:07 AM

Hidden deck fasteners can give a great look to deck surfaces. People love them. But hidden fasteners have limitations. Here’s 6 key things you should know before deciding how to fasten your decking.

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Topics: Hardwood Decking Installation, deck installation tips

Biggest Problems with Hidden Deck Fasteners

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Oct 30, 2018 @ 05:10 AM

Hidden deck fasteners are a nice way to keep the surface of your deck looking clear and unencumbered. But they are not the right fastener for all decks. In fact, using hidden deck fasteners inappropriately is a formula for failure. Some deck projects require the stronger fastening power of face screws. Where should you and where shouldn’t you use hidden deck fasteners?

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Topics: Hardwood Decking Installation, deck installation tips

The 3 Biggest Problems Affecting Hardwood Decking

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Sep 2, 2014 @ 11:09 AM

The three biggest problems affecting hardwood decking materials' look and performance are completely preventable: improper moisture management (draining and ventilation), improper acclimation and improper finishing. 

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Topics: Hardwood Decking, Care and Maintenance, deck installation tips