Mask fasteners easily with a simple wood plug. Q: I'd like to screw down the oak treads on a staircase I'm building, but I don't want to see the screwheads. What's the best way to hide them? —William Mazzara This is a job for flat-head deck screws; ordinary drywall screws aren't strong enough. Just follow these steps

Using epoxy screws and pre drilled pilot holes the tread is attached from below. therefore keeping the weather out prolonging the life of the material.

2011 INSTALLATION GUIDE. Building your OUTDOOR HOME. TREX DECKING. AND RAILING english . Tips for Installing a Hideaway Hidden Fastener Stair Tread. Steps or stairway boards that are the steps. Start Clip. Metal clips used at the end of decking boards to secure them in position. Stringer.

TREX Decking products at Fox Home Center. HOW TO INSTALL TREX HIDEAWAY UNIVERSAL HIDDEN FASTENERS. TREX HIDEAWAY. NOTE: Maximum spacing of deck boards Install the next universal fastener on the other side of the second board in the same manner as Steps 3 and 4. DO NOT fully tighten the

For a printable version of the following steps, click here. [PDF 224 Install first board with proper overhang and secure using the top holes (Deck Board Holes) of the Invisi-Fast fastener. For 16" on center decks, use our handy 16" Calculator to find the right amount of Invisi-Fast Hidden Deck Fasteners for your project.

The only drawback at this point was not getting a consistent look as it is impossible to use this next to the house or on the stair treads. I had to face screw a lot of areas but might try some angle brackets on the next project. Bottom line, cheaper than any other hidden fasteners by far, easy to use and customer