Composite decking is very attractive; it is made using a mixture of plastic and wood, virgin plastic and cellulose fibers or flour and/or a blend of virgin products with recycled materials. Some are still made with 100 percent recycled materials.
Composite Deck Installation Process
We combine your ideas with our knowledge and experience to get your project done right. We will help you custom design your project to fill your space, needs and budget.
We will email you a detailed cost estimate for the labor and materials for your project including some drawings for you to look at.
Once the material has been ordered and delivered, the footers will be set in place. Deck Builders Miami crew will start digging holes pouring concrete and placing 4"x4" posts coated with tar for more protection. All of this is very important to make it long lasting.
We let the concrete to dry 48 hours so it gets strong enough to work around them. 2"x6" boards or 2"x8" boards will be attached to the 4"x4" using 1/2"x7" thru-bolts to make the frame very strong.
The flooring boards will be lay down on top of the framing and 3 1/2" deck screws will be driven in to attach it to the framing.
Then it's turn for the extras, such as, railings, stairs or steps, etc. and the last step for building your wood deck is sanding and staining.
Having a deck installed offers one perk that most home improvements don't offer. Due to the fact that the addition is outside, you won't have to interrupt your daily life to accommodate to the installation.
Wood remains a popular and appropriate choice for building decks and fences. A little care when installing the boards, combined with regular maintenance, will help keep the wood looking good for years.
Although, Composite Decking are more popular in areas like: Key Largo, Florida City, Marathon, Islamorada and even in Key West.
Deck Fastener Options
Environmentally friendly, mixture of synthetic materials and recycled materials.
Hidden deck fastener systems work great with pre-grooved decking boards.
Standard Face Screws
Recommended two per joist. The trim head screw is very small and only slightly noticeable.