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Old 01-11-2019, 10:04 AM   #41
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We had a small deck installed a couple months ago with Veranda. The butts are doing that, but less so (more tolerable).
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Old 01-11-2019, 10:17 AM   #42
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yes -end cuts are doing the same thing .


Can you get me a Pic of a complete end?


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This butt was right when we installed it on 72 degree Temps. It's 51 right now. So this gives you an idea how much it opens up.


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thanks for taking the time to check this out for me .
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Saw basically stays at this angle.


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Trex boards dont swell at the ends and all boards are nearly exact thickness. One thing that can cause this is if you dont pre drill your cortex you get a bit of composite mushrooming in between the board and the framing member.
Other than that cant say I've seen this issue on any of my decks, I did 15000 square feet of composite last year.
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Trex boards dont swell at the ends and all boards are nearly exact thickness. One thing that can cause this is if you dont pre drill your cortex you get a bit of composite mushrooming in between the board and the framing member.
Other than that cant say I've seen this issue on any of my decks, I did 15000 square feet of composite last year.
Sorry but I just bought another load from the yard and they all have this slight swelling on the end .
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Sorry but I just bought another load from the yard and they all have this slight swelling on the end .


I've literally put down thousands of Trex board not one issue.

Send me a Pic of an uninstalled end from a couple angles.


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thanks for taking the time to check this out for me .


That deck step looks like ass. Is that how your leave them?


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you know they make square edge boards right?


They don't swell at the ends I really don't care what you tell me
I always square off the factory ends maybe that has something to do with it.
I built a 1500 square foot trex display at my lumber yard and I look at every day during all seasons here in newengland and cant seem to even remotely agree with you
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I think he's talking about that

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Is that a grooved board as the tread lip? It's common practice to use solid edge boards so you don't see the unsightly groove.

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Is that a grooved board as the tread lip? It's common practice to use solid edge boards so you don't see the unsightly groove.

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forgot all about that .back stairs ,my house .recently digging through my lumber supply i found a spiced rum no groove and just couldn't figure what i got it for . Well hopefully i can forget again .
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I think your joint might be too tight/ close and when it expanding it pushed upward. The only time I've that is our production deck where we install azek chepo one with the letter E profile. Never on Trex transcend. Which is what we install on retail side (ho). I keep them all butts at 3/16. If it's really hot 95+ I'll go an 1/8 on butts. We usually use there clips because most of our Decks are around 300sf and find less hassle not dealing with guns and hoses using clip's vrs tcg clips which is what I use 450+ SF . How many times has this happened??
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I think your happy is too tight and when it expanding it pushed upward. The only time I've that is our production deck where we install azek chepo one with the letter E profile. Never on Trex transcend. Which is what we install on retail side (ho). I keep them all butts at 3/16. If it's really hot 95+ I'll go an 1/8 on butts. We usually use there clips because most of our Decks are around 300sf and find less hassle not dealing with guns and hoses using clip's vrs tcg clips which is what I use 450+ SF . How many times has this happened??

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