Using a cordless drill and deck screws to attach new wood decking. Wooden decking that has rotted or deteriorated over time will need to be replaced. Start by using a hammer and pry bar to remove the old deck boards.
Replacing your wood deck with a composite deck surface is a great way to bring a sun-blasted, splintery deck back to life without the trouble and expense of having to build a whole new deck structure from scratch. Wood can be replaced with composite boards on a one-to-one basis, and when properly installed will last against the elements.
hi guys this video is showing you to replacing the original wood deck boards, with composite man made materials. plus i explain time management.
Basically, I just repeated the installation pattern from one end of the deck to the other; install a new deck board, fasten all the hangers in place, install a new deck board, etc. Once I got on a roll, I made some serious progress.
Tip: When replacing wood decking rails with maintenance-free decking, you may have to add a stringer to the stair framing (check your manufacturer’s specifications). The distance a deck board can span is less on stairs.
Maintaining a wood deck requires a lot of work; and eventually the wood will warp, rot, and splinter. So why not replace it with beautiful and durable composite decking that will keep its …
In this how to video Extreme How-To Editor-in-Chief, Matt Weber, replaces old wood with new composite materials. Composite decking is a great way to repair worn out and weathered parts of any deck.
Composite decking is typically made of wood fibers combined with plastic. The term is fluid, however, in that some manufacturers sell composites that are entirely made of plastic or are plastic wrapped around a wood core. Whenever possible, contact the manufacturer of your composite decking for solutions to problems with your deck.