Best method in attaching deck boards?


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Old 07-29-10, 07:55 PM
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Best method in attaching deck boards?

I will be soon putting in a deck. Please advise me in using either of the following methods to attach the deck boards:

1. Kreig deck jig system
2. EB-TY
3. Using a bracket below the board
4. The standard by putting screws directly into the top of board.

I would like to hide the screws by using one of the first three. However if they are inferior to just screwing form the top then maybe I would use the fourth mentod.

Please advise if anyone has had any good or bad experiences or knowledge of using the first three methods.

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Old 07-29-10, 08:07 PM
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There are many alternatives to direct fastening the deck boards. All are, IMO, a PITA to use. You can get an invisible fastener deck, as long as you have the time to do it. It will take two or two and 1/2 times the labor to use the invisible fastener systems as opposed to direct fasteners. You didn't say what type boards you were using....pt 5/4 or some other product like Trex. Different fasteners for different products.
 
 

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