2015/05/15 A solution is to use a bar clamp. Work one of the stops into the gap between two straight boards and place the other stop on the edge of the warped board then tighten the clamp to draw the warped board into place. Use extra fasteners to hold it before removing the clamp.”.
2020/10/19 Our recommendation when installing Econodek vinyl deck covering over wood is to use an exterior plywood substrate. Preferably 3/4″ Tongue and Groove plywood as we do not want any flex in the deck. If you are covering an existing wood deck surface you can use 5/8″ T G plywood to skim the deck in that scenario. Unacceptable Substrates
Inbuilt tabs on the pads ensure correct alignment and spacing of the tiles. If the existing deck surface is slightly uneven 1/16” rubber shims can be used to make minor height adjustments. Just like interlocking wood tiles structural wood tiles will fade and turn to a silvery grey over time.
However unlike timber our load bearing decking has the GRIPFAST guarantee: a non-slip non rot surface for 30 years. Anti Slip Decking Boards Absorb The Impact of Traffic Our load bearing anti-slip decking is filled with foam to absorb the impact of foot traffic and as a result it is much lighter than timber and other anti-slip flooring solutions.