Installation Instructions

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Get the help you need to make your next Deckorators® outdoor project a reality. Select from the product categories below to get the most accurate instructions for your installation. Feel free to download, save and print them for your next job. There are also some very helpful how-to videos to show you exactly how to install Deckorators products.

Decking

How to Install Composite Decking Products

Compatible Fastener Information - [pdf - 240 KB]
Dexerdry® Installation [pdf - 496 KB] - English - French
Fascia Installation - [pdf - 135 KB]
FastendryTM Installation [pdf - 536 KB] - English - French
Plastic Lattice Installation - [pdf - 102 KB]
Porch Flooring Installation - [pdf - 242 KB] - English
Slotted Decking Installation Using Stowaway™ Hidden Fasteners [pdf - 356 KB] - English - French - Spanish 
Solid Decking Installation [pdf - 201 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Stair Tread Installation [pdf - 816 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Vault Decking Installation [pdf - 6.5 MB] - English - French - Spanish
Vault Fascia Installation - [pdf - 147 KB]


Railing

How to Install Deck Railing

ADA-Compliant Handrail Guidelines and Installation [pdf - 814 KB] - English - French
Aluminum Gate Installation [pdf - 197] - English - French - Spanish
Cable Rail Installation [pdf - 344 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Deck Board Railing Connector Installation [pdf - 185 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Deck Rail Table Installation [pdf - 83 MB] - English - French - Spanish
Multi Degree Rail Connector Installation - [pdf - 193 KB]
2x4 Railing Connector Installation - Trilingual [pdf - 136 KB]

How to Install ALX Railing

ALX Classic Installation - [pdf - 318 KB] - English - French - Spanish
ALX Classic Post Installation - [pdf - 143 KB] - English - French - Spanish
ALX Classic Preassembled Installation - [pdf - 285 KB] - English
ALX Contemporary Installation - [pdf - 484 KB] - English
ALX Pro Installation - [pdf - 344 KB] - English

How to Install CXT Railing

Angle Bracket Installation - [pdf - 311 KB] - English - French - Spanish
CXT Classic & Architectural Railing Installation [pdf - 359 KB] - English
CXT Classic Installation - [pdf - 369 KB] - English - French - Spanish
CXT Graspable Stair Railing 6ft Installation - [pdf - 713 KB] - English - French - Spanish
CXT Pro Railing with Aluminum Balusters - [pdf - 578 KB] - English - French - Spanish
CXT Pro Railing with Composite Balusters - [pdf - 598 KB] - English - French - Spanish

 

How to Install Post Base Trim

Our post base trim comes preassembled, with three sides joined together and a separate fourth side. To install, follow these two easy steps: 

  1. Apply an exterior-grade construction adhesive to the inside of the three-sided section and slide it firmly around the post 
  2. Apply an exterior-grade construction adhesive to the inside of the remaining piece and slide into place

How to Install Postcovers

Postcover Installation - [pdf - 3.4 MB] - English - French - Spanish


Balusters

How to Install Deck or Porch Balusters/Spindles

Arc, Traditional & Baroque Baluster Installation [pdf - 297 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Classic Baluster Installation - [pdf - 172 KB]
Estate Baluster Installation [pdf - 292 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Frontier Scenic Glass Baluster Installation - Trilingual - [pdf - 637 KB]

Post Caps

How to Install Post Caps

To install your Deckorators post caps, we recommend using an exterior-grade construction adhesive to adhere the cap to the post. Apply the adhesive liberally to the inside of the cap, and then place the cap firmly over the top of the post.

(Non-Solar & Solar) Post Cap Installation Instructions  - [pdf - 102 KB]
Extreme How-To's Wood Railing & Deckorators Solar Post Cap Installation - [pdf - 448 KB]

Lighting

How to Install Outdoor Lighting Products

Post Cap Installation Instructions  - [pdf - 102 KB] - English
Recessed Lighting Kit Installation - [pdf - 279 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Solar Deck and Dock Light Installation Instructions - Trilingual - [pdf - 72 KB]