installing composite decking over existing decking in uk

How to Install Composite Decking Over Wood

Covering a wood deck with composite decking is a quick and easy way to get a new look. Reinforce your frame by adding enough joists to make the spacing between joists 12 inches or less. Square your joist hangers with the rim or outside joist and attach one side folding the other side open to accept the joist.【Get Price】

How to Install Composite Decking

An existing patio or concrete base can be used as a solid foundation for your composite decking. Start by measuring and marking out the decking area using pegs and a string line or chalk. Step 2 If laying the deck over lawn mark out the area then dig out to a depth of 50mm.【Get Price】

Installing Decking Installing Composite Decking Tough Decking

Before fitting composite decking the material should be left for a minimum of 24 hours in the area it is to be fitted in. The decking will like wood expand slightly in warm weather and shrink slightly in cold weather. Allowances must be made for this according to the area the decking is being fitted. Composite decking can be worked with normal wood working tools. A fine tooth hand saw or chop .【Get Price】

Decking Installation Guide from UK Composite Decking

Screw holes must be countersunk with a SMART-BIT or 3.5mm combi drill bit available from UK Composite Decking . Fit decking over at least 3 joists with 2 screws at every joist point and decking must be screwed down 20-40mm in from the cut end of the board.【Get Price】

Decking Installation Guide from UK Composite Decking

Drill and Countersink: UK Composite Decking can supply a SMART-BIT that will drill and countersink in one quick operation designed specifically for composite decking installation. Fascia Boards: When attaching fascia boards to the side of a deck it is important to make sure they are screwed down every 200mm with 2 screws along their length.【Get Price】

decking on existing patio Screwfix Community Forum

Either put new slabs down or clean the existing. Its only programs involving Tommy Walsh and Alan Tichmarsh that started of the decking phase looks good when put down until there wet and your slipping all over the place and look at the dopes nailing chicken wire on them to give them some grip. Best place for decking is on the fire.【Get Price】


- Forma and Clarity Composite Decking Boards are not intended for use as primary load-bearing members. i.e. cantilevered structures supports beams stringers. - Boards must be supported by a compliant substructure at ≤ 400mm centres and absolutely CANNOT be installed onto existing decking boards.【Get Price】


COMPOSITE CLADDING SCREWS For use on all UltraDeck Cladding color matched and designed to reduce “mushrooming” effect of composite material. Actual length of 2”. SKU’s: 230-8070-8090 It’s easy and simple to install UltraDeck over an old deck or onto an existing or new substructure with our full range of fasteners and accessories.【Get Price】