Quick Guide to Decking

DIFFERENT TYPES OF BASE FRAMES

When installing your new Trekker Decking, these are the most common bases used.

TIMBER SUB-FRAME

• Can be existing or new (existing needs to be in a sound condition)
• Joists must be set to 300mm centres.
• Tailor-made to suit the heights that work for your project.
• Elevated deck areas enhance the Al Fresco experience!
• Easy to customise and incorporate features like steps, planters and seating.

 

 

SOLID SUB-BASE

• Can be existing paving, concrete slab, concrete oversite or similar firm & stable material.
• Requires little preparation.
• Uses Low Profile Composite Batten HO550
• Battens are fixed to Sub-base.
• Very minimal height build-up.
• Works well with existing door/window thresholds.

RAISED DECK ON ADJUSTABLE PEDESTALS

• Fast and simple install method.
• Great for covering areas that have varying heights.
• No major construction work required.
• Pedestals are sited on firm level material i.e compacted aggregate or concrete pad.
• Can easily be lifted and re-located if required.

RAISED DECK FOR ROOF TERRACE, BALCONIES & VERANDAS

• Fast and simple install method.
• Easily caters for varying heights, roof drainage falls and door thresholds.
• Suitable for most roof finishes, GRP, Built-up Felt, Fibreglass Compound etc.
• Does not interfere with Waterproofing membranes.

 

 

Please note that all images shown are for illustration purposes only.
For full installation methods including expansion details please call us on 01524 737000