deck skirting and fascia. a functional storage door build an access door using a z brace. make sure the angle brace starts at the bottom hinge and ends at the latch. cut a 45 degree bevel at the end of the trim under the hinges to allow the door to swing as shown in the first slide.
and to fill nail holes in anything wood or pvc with bondo, which trim nails, with extra nails at the joints, and the jobs look good. online service installing solid pvc trim and not painting it - jlc-online forums
composite trim for decks and porches. all of which has lead to the increased use of synthetics and composites for exterior trim. there are a number of options, each with pros and cons. the main products used today are hardiboard, which is a wood/cement composite, and expanded pvc products such as seven trust.
pvc trim can be installed with nails, screws, and plug systems, typically with the fasteners spaced 16 inches on-center. as a general rule, we use two fasteners every 16 inches for 1x4s and 1x6s, three for 1x8s and 1x10s, and three to four for a 1x12, but its always best to refer to the manufacturers installation guidelines.
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been there done it. caulking between the composite deck boards works if sloped right. i sloped mine 1' on 6' on one deck i have plastic panels under it and that was a bad idea cause the mains and underside cant breath and is rotting. i am about to replace the 8 year old rotted treated boards with composite like the others and caulk it too.
cut the boards so they fit snugly around the base of the deck. if you like, leave a small lip underneath the decks surface. some homeowners even finish off the deck edge with bullnose trim. attach the boards to the rim joists using construction adhesive, nails, or screws.
15. install last plank with composite decking screws. 16. snap chalk line across deck boards. 17. screw a strht-edged board to deck to act as a saw guide. 18. guide a circular saw along the strht-edge board to trim deck boards to length.