Trex® installation tips

Before installing any Trex product, you should review local building codes and regulations, and consult with local building officials, to ensure compliance and safety. Please also make sure you read the Trex Installation guide before commencing on the installation. To find your nearest stockist click here.

Trex Transcend Composite Decking - How To Install

Important points about the substructure

Spiced Rum Trex composite decking boards showing light and dark tones
Trex Transcend boards used to create different zones - Vintage Lantern, Spiced Rum and Gravel Path

Tips about the deck boards

Installing Trex Transcend Spiced Rum grooved composite deck boards
Installing timber substructure

Important points about gapping

As temperatures change, the deck boards will expand and contract. Therefore, it is essential to install the boards with gaps as recommended below. The size of the gaps required also depends on the temperature in which they’re being installed so please check the Trex Installation guide.

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Trex 2024 UK installation guide

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