Building decks of man-made materials like Trex? or tropical hardwoods like Pau Lope? or Ipe? Use the award-winning Eb-Ty fasteners to hold down deck boards, and you?ll see nary a screw or nail. Our Eb-Ty clips now include stainless steel screws with black painted heads, so the deck fastener is almost perfectly hidden! Installation is easy. First, use a biscuit joiner to cut slots in each deck board where it crosses a joist. Apply a thin bead of construction adhesive to the top of the joists. Next, drive a 7 x 2-1/4"L stainless steel trim-head screw through the Eb-Ty clip and decking board and into the joist at a 45? angle, using one of the following #1 Square Driver Bits: HHS-0120 1 x 2 Ball Detent or a reduced-shank driver, such as HRS-0110 1 x 1 Wire Detent or HRS-0120-2 1 x 1-15/16 Ball Detent. There isn?t any need to measure; the clips automatically set the angle. Eb-Ty?s unique design locks everything together like the tongue and groove of a hardwood floor. Original Eb-Ty fasteners work best with dimensionally stable decking materials, such as tropical hardwoods from 3/4" to 5/4" thick. Eb-Ty?s ?Live Cylinder? fasteners provide 1/4" spacing to accommodate the seasonal expansion and contraction of composite lumber, such as Trex. Eb-Ty?s ?BIG? is designed for use with 2x4s and 2x6s, so it?s 5/8"H, provides a 1/4" gap between boards and penetrates deeper into the decking to accommodate for the inevitable shrinking and swelling of pressure-treated decking. TS Eb-Tys work with composite decking, whether it?s solid or pre-grooved, and provide 3/16" board spacing for seasonal expansion and contraction. Each pack is supplied with equal number of clips and 7 x 2-1/2 stainless steel screws - enough to complete 100 sq. ft. of decking (assuming 6" boards on 16" centers.
|Product Group||Screws & Fasteners|
|Sub-Category||Decking, Hidden Deck Fasteners|