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

Voyage/Vault/Frontier Decking Installation - [pdf - 6.5 MB] - English - French - Spanish
Heritage/Vista/Classic Slotted Decking Installation (Hidden Fasteners) - [pdf - 356 KB] - English - French - Spanish 
Heritage/Vista/Classic Solid Decking Installation - [pdf - 201 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Stair Tread Installation - [pdf - 816 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Fascia Installation - [pdf - 135 KB] - English - French - Spanish
LOWE'S - Grooved Decking Installation (Hidden Fasteners) - [pdf - 279 KB]
LOWE'S - Solid Decking Installation - [pdf - 117 KB]
Compatible Fastener Information - [pdf - 240 KB]
Dock and Deck Board Installation - [pdf - 6.5 MB] - English - French - Spanish 
Porch Flooring Installation - [pdf - 242 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Plastic Lattice Installation - [pdf - 81 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Pro Plug System Installation - [pdf - 990 KB]
Sleeper System Installation - [pdf - 93 KB] - English - French - Spanish


Railing

How to Install Deck Railing

ADA-Compliant Handrail Guidelines and Installation [pdf - 495 KB] - English - French - Spanish
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]
Railing Connector Installation [pdf - 97 KB] - English - French - Spanish

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 Lowe's - Pre-assembled Aluminum Railing

LOWE'S - Contemporary Aluminum Railing (Pre-assembled) - [pdf - 297 KB] - English - French - Spanish

How to Install Lowe's - Grab & Go Composite Railing

LOWE'S - Classic Composite Railing (Grab & Go) - [pdf - 348 KB] - English - French - Spanish

How to Install Lowe's - Build Your Own Composite Railing

LOWE'S - 2x4 Composite Railing (Build Your Own) - [pdf - 656 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


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]

Balusters

How to Install Deck or Porch Balusters/Spindles

Arc, Traditional & Baroque Baluster Installation - [pdf - 297 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Classic Baluster Installation - [pdf - 260 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Estate Baluster Installation - [pdf - 292 KB] - English - French - Spanish
Scenic Glass Baluster Installation - [pdf - 408 KB] - English

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] - English - French