Q.) What length vinyl
planks are available?
A.) You may purchase 12' deck planks in any quantity, 16' planks are sold
in a minimum quantity of 25; 20' and 24' length planks are ONLY available
in pallet quantities (50 pieces) AND as part of a half truckload or more
of vinyl products, i.e. fence, railing.
What is the maximum joist spacing permissible with vinyl decking planks?
A.) 24" is the maximum unsupported span, however 16"
joist spacing is recommended. If you are laying the planks down diagonally, use
16" joist spacing maximum.
Q.) How are the deck planks attached to the wooden
A.) Deck planks must be screwed to the substructure. Screws are then
hidden by the fill piece. Do not ever use nails or glue to secure vinyl deck planks.
Q.) How much plank overhang is
A.) 4" maximum, you need to overlap at least 1-1/2" to attach
Q.) I need to lay two planks end to end to
accomplish my desired length. How do I build the substructure properly?
A.) This may be done, however be sure to have a joist where they
seam, preferably a double joist.
Q.) Can the fill pieces be spliced?
A.) Yes, they can.
Q.) How do I trim up the ends and corners of my PVC
A.) You may create an "L-Channel" by using a utility knife.
Q.) What are the dimensions of the vinyl
planks used for decking?
A.) 1-1/2" x 5-1/2" x your chosen length.
Q.) What is the suggested plank spacing?
Q.) Do the vinyl planks have steel or
A.) No they are unnecessary. Vinyl planks have vinyl interior
Q.) What is the warranty?
A.) View the warranty here: http://vinyl.hooverfence.com/warranty.htm
Q.) What colors is the decking
A.) The CertainTeed vinyl decking is available in
white, almond, and grey.
For more FAQs on vinyl fence, railing, and decking please visit: http://www.hooverfence.com/vinyl_fence/vinylfaq.htm