How to install Rhino Deck Vision Decking
Submitted by: Woody Wall on November 25, 2011
Rhino Deck Vision Installation Guide
Before you Begin:
- Review local building codes
- Read all assembly instructions
- Become familiar with part names
Step 1: Add a support joist to the inside of the 2 outer joists. Insert the black plastic Flashing deck guard so that the shorter edge rests over the house ledger wood board and the longer plastic edge is inserted behind the house siding. Add notches in the Flashing to clear wood joists as needed. Add support Blockings between joists on 4' centre.
Step 2: Pre-drill counter sink clearance holes starting 2-1/4" in from end and 3/4" from outer edge of Rhino Vision deck board. Space holes on 16" center along outer edge and 3-3/4" on center along the support joist (added in step 1). Screw down the first Rhino Vision deck board using the pre-drilled holes. Use #8 x 2 trim heads. Do not overdrive. Splitting may occur.
Step 3: With a #1 square head driver. board centered over each the groove of the Vision deck Place a Rhino Vision Clip in 10 degrees and fasten screw joist. Tilt Rhino Clip at approx 10 degrees and fasten screw with a #1 square head driver.
Step 4: Starting at one end, slide your next Vision deck board onto the exposed Rhino Vision Clips. Tap board firmly with a heavy duty rubber mallet until seated. Add the next row of Rhino Vision Clip as shown in step 3. Add 2 screws 2-1/4" from each end along the 2 outer support joists (see step 2).
Step 5: When butt joints are used add supporting joists (2 x 4 minimum) and install 2 Rhino Clips per Rhino Vision deck board joint.
Step 6: Trim the last board as required to fit allowing 1/4" clearance from the house. Pre-drill counter sink clearance holes starting at 2 1/4" from end and 3/4" from outer edge on 16" center along edge. Add a second hole along the support joist (added in step 1). Screw down the last Rhino Vision deck board using the pre-drilled locations. Use #8 x 2 trimhead screws. Do not overdrive. Splitting may occur.