When fitting the DuoDeck and DuoGroove range the following specification is required to ensure both longevity and care free space.
- Post supports for joists must be a max. 1200mm centres. In both directions. These can either be a post concreted into the ground or our joist supports when fixing on top of an existing concrete pad.
- Joists must have a max. centre of 400mm. Joists must be fixed together with corner brackets on all outer corners. On internal intersections, joist hangers must be used.
- An 8mm gap must be allowed for at the end of boards to allow for expansion and contraction.
- Joist bracket should be fixed with countersunk screws to allow for facias to be fitted.
- Hollow boards are advised for domestic purposes only and commercial premises should consider solid boards.