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how to build a deck with composites family handyman

many pvc and composite decking products are not the same color all the way through so you'll want to cover the ends. one solution is to “picture frame” the deck by installing deck boards around the perimeter. a picture frame just measure the distance between the posts transfer the proper angle and cut to length.【Get Price】

installing a deck railing how-tos diy

cut the posts. installing deck railing is easy if you use an anchored handrail system. standard rail height is 36 to 42 inches; posts will need to be 10 inches longer. for a composite railing system mount the support brackets which the top and bottom rails will rest on using two 5/8-inch mounting screws making sure the 【Get Price】

installing a composite rail kit professional deck builder fencing

may 18 2016 the bottom rail and the top beam are slotted to accept pvc plugs that connect the balusters to the rails so the baluster layout has to be taken into consideration before cutting the beam and rail to length. i simply placed the uncut sections against the posts and adjusted their positions until the clearance 【Get Price】

faq composite decking by duralife

when installing duralife composite decking a "picture-frame" method (using our starter board profile) is recommended in a solid color-matched stain (similar to sherwin williams or behr) may be used to coat the cut ends of the deck boards.【Get Price】 composite deck rails

a beautiful deck rail. this is a composite guard rail system with steel balusters. most composite railings are sold in 6' and 8' kits. 4x4 posts post sleeves post caps and post base trim are sold separately. the width of this jig was cut to 1-1/4" wide to fit inside the channel in the top rail and center on the bottom rail.【Get Price】

should you build your deck from wood or plastic?

jul 31 2012 replaced existing deck with new composite decking. replaced railing the understructure frame—posts beams joists—of virtually every deck is made of pt lumber. most pt decking is cut from southern yellow pine and then chemically treated to resist decay fungus and wood-boring bugs. for more 【Get Price】