Hardwood Deck Installation

Installing and Using Blue Star Decking and T&G Products

When properly used, Blue Star products will look great, wear well, and provide you decades of pride and enjoyment..

How you design and build your project are personal choices. Thoughtful selection of fasteners, finishes, and accessories can improve the performance, appearance and longevity of your deck or porch. Careful site selection and preparation should also be considered.

Following are some basic suggestions for using Blue Star products. Consult your local lumber dealer for more information, or contact us.

Decking Installation

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Decking Installation Guidelines

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Did You Know?

Our kiln-dried hardwoods are different, in many respects, from cedar, fir, pressure treated lumber, or synthetic products.

They WILL NOT SHRINK appreciably after installation. They will EXPAND slightly, from side to side, when they become wet.

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