MATAVERDE EUROTEC DECK CLIP

Reliable Hidden Fastener for Softwood and Hardwood Decking


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If you are considering hidden fastening for your decking installation, The Mataverde® Eurotec® Deck Clip is a great option to consider. If your job site conditions are appropriate for using a hidden fastener, the Mataverde Eurotec Deck Clip will save you time, money and worry for a long lasting and beautiful deck to enjoy for many years.

 


  

How Do I Know If Hidden Deck Fasteners Will Work Well for My Deck?

Fastening your Mataverde Hardwood Decking with stainless steel deck screws directly to the wood joists is the strongest method to secure your deck boards.  However, many clients don't like the look of exposed screw heads on their deck boards, so hidden fastening provides a fast and secure method for many job site installations.

It's important to know that when using a hidden deck fastener, you are often trading off strength for looks. There are some applications and job site conditions where hidden fastening will work well and others work best with deck screws. How can you tell? 

Best Conditions For Using Hidden Deck Fastening:

If your answers to the questions below are all "YES", then hidden deck fasteners are a good option to consider.

  • Is your deck a minimum of 30" above the ground? (the higher the better)

  • Does the ground below your deck pitch away from the house or structure?

  • Is there adequate drainage for rain water? (various landscape fabrics and gravel work well)

  • Will there be under-deck ventilation on three sides to allow air flow?

 

Best Decking Sizes for Use with Hidden Fasteners:

  • Nominal 5/4 x 4 pre-grooved decking provides better strength and performance

  • Pre-grooved decking will save you time, money and labor

 


MATAVERDE EUROTEC DECK CLIP HIDDEN FASTENER WORKS GREAT WITH PRE-GROOVED HARDWOOD DECKING 

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Pre-grooved deck boards save lots of time, expense and aggravation. Choose from reliable hardwood decking species like Ipe, Machiche, Garapa and Cumaru. All four of these durable hardwood decking species are available pre-grooved and are covered by the Mataverde® 25 Year Limited Warranty. The continuous groove makes pre-grooved decking installation faster and easier whether you are installing your deck boards square or diagonally.

 


 

MATAVERDE EUROTEC DECK CLIP

Stainless Steel Deck Fastener

 

Mataverde Eurotec Deck Clip.jpgIf your deck is suitable for a hidden deck fastening installation, the Mataverde® Eurotec® Deck Clip is a great fastening option to choose. To save on labor costs and reduce installation time, use Mataverde® Premium Hardwood Decking products that are “pre-grooved” or “slotted” on the sides.

Mataverde Eurotec Deck Clip and screws are made from 100% stainless steel for long life, better strength and superior holding power. Both the screw and the clip are coated black for low visibility and better concealment between the deck boards. The extra long clip (1-7/8"), is perfect to align the decking and hold it place. 

Mataverde Eurotec Deck Clip hidden fastener is barely visible-1.jpgThe Mataverde Eurotec Deck Clip is barely visible between the deck boards 

 

Why Choose the Mataverde Eurotec Deck Clip?

The unique design of the Mataverde Deck Clip is a high performance hidden fastening option for either softwood or hardwood decking.  After years of experimenting with various other fasteners, and lots of discussions with decking contractors, this deck fastener was designed for exceptional performance, easy installation and great looks.

Mataverde Deck Clip Feature Mataverde Deck Clip Benefit
Black clip and screw Less visible for a cleaner look
Stainless steel deck clip Strong, long lasting, won’t split or degrade
Stainless steel screw Strong, long lasting, better holding power
1-7/8” length covers more of the deck board edge Better performance, better holding power
Designed for pre-grooved decking Saves time, labor costs, looks great
Pilot drill bit provided Won’t split the decking
Bit driver provided Allows screws to install quickly and securely

 

Mataverde Eurotec Deck Clip Hidden fastener.jpgMataverde Eurotec deck fastener holds pre-grooved decking securely in place

 

Download Mataverde Eurotec Deck Clip Brochure

 


MATAVERDE EUROTEC DECK CLIP

Hidden Fastening Installation

To install decking with the Mataverde Eurotec Deck Clip fastener, lay out your deck boards, normally, one row at a time. Instead of drilling and screwing through the face of the deck boards, pre-drill the bottom edge of one side of the pre-grooved decking only, at a 45° degree angle. Then screw the deck board into the joist. This seats and fastens the deck board securely.

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Repeat the process at each joist location and continue with your next rows of decking.

Download Mataverde Eurotec Deck Clip Installation Guidelines

 



The Mataverde Eurotec Deck Clip Kit includes:

  • 175 Stainless Steel Deck clips (black for lower visibility)

  • 190 Stainless steel screws (black for lower visibility)

  • 1 drill bit

  • 1 driver bit

  • Covers approximately 100 SF of nominal 5/4x6 decking area

  • Covers approximately 66.7 SF of nominal 5/4x4 decking area

 

The Mataverde Eurotec Deck Clip Contractor Bucket includes:

  • 525 Stainless Steel Deck clips (black for lower visibility)

  • 570 Stainless steel screws (black for lower visibility)

  • 2 drill bits

  • 2 driver bits

  • Covers approximately 300 sf of 5/4x6 decking area

  • Covers approximately 200 sf of 5/4x4 decking area

 

Download Mataverde Eurotec Deck Clip Brochure