Looking for some "Ultra-Deck" "Quickcap" advice, comments!

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Forum topic by surayabay posted 03-22-2014 06:47 PM 3183 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-22-2014 06:47 PM

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I know that “Ultra-Deck” product, “Quickcap”, is of course a plastic and wood composite. But they, “Ultra-Deck”, don’t seem to have a whole lot of advice on install. The old deck your installing it on top of needs to have a 1/3” gap, between boards, meaning you probably have to rip both sides of “every board” on the old deck to achieve that gap, and then install the “Quickcap” perpendicular to those boards! WOW! I have an 800sq., ft, deck, that’s a whole lot of ripping going on!! Anyone ever use the “Quickcap product?, Any tips, do’s don’ts, install tips? Real wood is no longer an option for us. Thanks, surayabay

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#1 posted 03-28-2014 02:00 PM

Instead of ripping the boards couldn’t you just nail them farther apart to get the 1/3 inch separation?

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#2 posted 03-28-2014 02:07 PM

So this product goes over the top of existing deck boards? and they require a 5/16” gap between the existing deck boards underneath?

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#3 posted 04-25-2017 10:49 AM

Works great, I hung an extra garage door panel over top my door. I used eye bolts through the door so could
level the door or tilt down to prevent stuff rolling of.much better now I can really see its beauty.i agree on the maloof finish I use it all my furniture,it lets the beauty of the wood shine.very nice bestessay work as always.

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