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asked in category: General Last Updated: 15th June, 2020

How do you install Deckorators?

To install your Deckorators post caps, we recommend using an exterior-grade construction adhesive to adhere the cap to the post. Apply the adhesive liberally to the inside of the cap, and then place the cap firmly over the top of the post.

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Beside this, how do you fasten deck railing posts?

After the decking is finished, it will be time to install the top and bottom rails, balusters, top cap and any other parts.

  1. Mark rail post centers.
  2. Mark for the exact position.
  3. Cut the post and tack a guide nail.
  4. Plumb and clamp the post.
  5. Drill holes for the bolts.
  6. Pound the bolts through.

Beside above, how long does composite deck last? 25 to 30 years

Likewise, people ask, how do you cut a vinyl porch railing?

Place the top rail on a miter saw facing up. Hold the railing tight against the fence with one hand. Turn on the saw and cut the railing off at the marks on both ends. Do both rails the same way.

Can I build a deck directly on the ground?

Building an 8-by-10-Foot Floating Deck Floating decks can be set directly on the ground or, preferably, a bed of gravel. But it's best to support the deck on concrete blocks. This keeps the wood off the ground and away from moisture so the wood stays drier and lasts longer.

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