Trex Composite Decking has inspired many homeowners to make their backyards a relaxing oasis. This amazing product is not only visually appealing, it is incredibly functional and easy to use as well! One of the major factors in ease of installation for these decks, is the Trex hidden fastening system. This is a far cry from the visible stainless steel deck screws that take away from the clean look of your deck.
In pursuit of the perfect deck use the Trex Hidden Fastening System!
If you use grooved-edge boards, the fastening systems is used directly between the deck boards. This fastens them to the joist leaving no visible deck screw heads on the surface of your Trex Deck. Using the Trex Deck Hidden Fastening System will ensure that you have the same amount of space between every board. This will add to the flawless look of your Trex Deck.
Hidden Trex Fastening System: The Universal Fastener
This self-measuring Trex Decking hardware features a stainless- steel deck screw already set in a fastener for extra durability and quick installation.
- One box covers 50 sq. ft.
- One bucket covers 500 sq. ft.
Hidden Trex Fastening System: Start Clip and Connector Clip
These are exclusive to Trex Decking and are installed around the perimeter of the deck. They come in black making them easy to blend in.
- One bag of the Starter Clips covers 400 sq. ft.
- One box of Connector Clips covers 50 sq. ft.
- One bucket covers 500 sq. ft.
Hidden Trex Fastening System: Groove Cutter
Typical square edge boards require traditional deck screws for installation. But, with Trex Decking you have the option of using a groove cutter which will create the necessary underside groove into any board so that the Trex Decking Hidden Fastening System can be used.
Hidden Trex Fastening System: Gun Pail
This all in one system contain everything necessary for the Trex Decking Hidden Fastening System. This will cover a 500 sq. ft. section of Trex Deck.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Will The Trex Decking Hidden Fastener System Rust?
Absolutely Not! They are made of stainless steel which is highly resistant to water and the elements.
Is There A Secret To Attaching The First And Last Boards?
The Trex Decking Hidden Fastening System has a signature start/stop clip that make sure that the nail free surface is continuous.
What Are The Fasteners Made Of?
The Trex Decking Hidden Fastening System is made with stainless steel and is covered with a black oxide coating to reduce shine to ensure they are not visible.
What Kind Of Screws Do You Have To Use?
The Trex Decking Hidden Fastening System comes with the necessary screws.
How Does The Trex Decking Hidden Fastening System Work?
It is designed to attach to the bottom of the custom grooved edge of the Trex Deck boards. The fastener holds the edge of the decking board. The fastener is then attached to the deck support with the included screws. This makes a Trex Deck one of the quickest and easiest composite decks to install.
How Do I Use The Groove Cutter?
For Trex Accents or Trex Brasilia:
Using a sample board make a reference mark of ½” from the bottom of the board. Match the measurement on the groove cutter. Put the board face down and make the groove.
For Trex Contours:
Using a sample board make a reference mark of ½” from the bottom of the board. Put the bit in the groove cutter at 9/16” and make the groove.
The Trex Decking Hidden Fastener System is a one of a kind invention that makes difficult deck installation a thing of the past. A Trex Deck will be with you for years to come and will bring elegance and beauty to any backyard! If you have been interested in installing a Trex deck on your porch, give us a call! Our knowledgeable staff would be happy to answer any questions you may have!