Installation Basics

//Installation Basics
Installation Basics2017-09-07T08:04:29+00:00

With various deck designs and decking products, it’s important to understand a few of the decking installation basics.

How long is my deck going to last? This is one of the most frequently asked questions we get asked by our clients. Honestly, there is no 100% accurate answer to that, as the longevity of a deck is based on so much more than one factor.

A deck is only as strong as how it is built. The sub-frame that is chosen and the parameters it is built to will assist in the deck lasting longer than expected. The other side is how well and how often the surface is maintained. Installations should always be carried out to the minimum specifications for the type of product used for the surface of the deck.

Below is a basic diagram of the structure and terminology for building a deck:

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