How to install wpc decking

Wpc decking , or Co-extrusion wpc decking, is a well-liked substitute for real wood in construction projects. WPC decking is not only easier to install but also more resilient and environmentally friendly. So, this post will help you comprehend the actions that must be followed if you want to install WPC decking in your home

Co-extrusion WPC Decking Installation Guide

Required Materials & Tools:

1.Composite Decking Board

2.Composite Decking Joists

3.Hidden Fasteners: composite decking starter clips;

4.composite decking clips; composite decking screws; expansion screw

5.Edge Boards:

6.composite decking edge trim

7.Rubber Hammer

8.Drill

Installation Steps:

Durable WPC (wood plastic composite) products have both the texture of wood and the toughness of the plastic. With proper installation and maintenance, it can last about 25-30 years. As a professional WPC decking manufacturer and supplier, Unifloor is expertise in our products.  WPC decking installation guide provides you with specific and detailed installation tutorials to make installation easier.

Step 1 Fixing Joists

Determine the spacing between the two joists, 30cm is recommended for square hollow decking; 35cm for round hollow decking, and 40cm for solid decking. The spacing can be shortened as requested. Then, drill joists and fix them with expansion screws.

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Step 2 Installing WPC Decking

  1. When installing composite decking panels, a distance of 3cm should be maintained from the building.
  2. Placing the first deck board to start your installation.
  3. Connecting the two boards with plastic T clips & screws, the diameter of the hole should be less than 3/4 of the diameter of the screw to enhance the grip of the screw. The plastic T clips & screws are used to fix the spacing between the two boards to prevent sliding. (Knock the boards gently with a rubber hammer during the installation process to achieve equal gaps and a beautiful surface.)