veranda decking pre drilling checklist

Decking Installation - Veranda Deck

Pre-drilling • It is necessary to pre-drill end of board screw holes to prevent immediate or eventual end splitting (Figure 6). • Pre-drilling all holes will result in better looking finished projects. DO NOT over-tighten fasteners. Over-tightening will induce cracking at board ends. • Surface fasteners should always be driven in at a 90˚

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d. Remove temporarily secured deck board e. Pre-drill all bracket holes with a 1/8" drill bit f. On your top railing brackets position a drill bit on center of post (2" from either side) and between previously drilled four screw holes. Pre-drill using 5/32" drill bit all the way through the steel insert g.

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Installation Instructions - Veranda Deck

to pre-drill end of board screw holes to prevent immediate or eventual end splitting (Figure f). Pre-drilling all holes, will result in better looking finished projects. DO NOT over-tighten fasteners. Over-tightening will induce cracking at board ends. Surface fasteners should always be driven in at a 90˚ angle to the decking surface.

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Composite Decking, Railing and Accessories

4. Always pre-drill Veranda deck boards when using the Starborn system. DO NOT use impact drills to drive screws! 5. Refer to the Expansion/Contraction chart in our installation guide to allow proper spacing for Expansion/Contraction. 6. Use a standard 1/8” to 3/16” kerf 40 to 60 tooth saw blade (NOT thin kerf) to

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DECKING INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

2. Pre-drilling is recommended for surface screw fasteners. It is also necessary for end-of-board screw holes in cold climates to prevent immediate or eventual end splitting. Pre-drilling all holes will result in more pleasing finished projects. 3. Use caution to avoid over-tightening fasteners, or it may

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Installation - Veranda Composite Decking

Pre-drill and countersink all deck screws, regardless of type, that are within 1-1/2” of the end of the deck board. Veranda decking, like all wood and composite decking products, requires proper ventilation and drainage in order to ensure its longevity.

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Composite Decking | Veranda

Veranda composite decking by Seven Trust offers the beauty of wood without the splinters, twisting, checking, rotting and potential damage from termites. Made to last, Veranda composite decking never needs to be stained or painted. Veranda decking keeps its beauty for decades and is available exclusively through The Seven Trust.

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