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How to Install Trex™ Decking

In this guide on how to install Trex™ decking, we’ll take you through the essential steps to create a beautiful and functional deck for your outdoor space. From planning your deck’s size and selecting the right materials to purchasing what you need and installing decking and railing, we’ll walk you through the process step by step.

Plan your deck

First things first: Plan your deck size around how you’ll use it. Think chairs, BBQ’s, standing room and beyond.

Measure your dimensions, and stage your furniture to determine approximately how much room you’ll need.

deck blueprint

Choose your decking materials

Decking and railing is the place to start. Find your perfect pairing and build your deck with those colours in mind. Better yet: Order a board sample for a closer look.

Add the extras

  • Trex™ Fascia is the low-maintenance, high-performance, go-with-anything complement to your colours.
  • Trex™ Outdoor Lighting gives you a modern, sophisticated look that stretches lazy days into cozy nights.
decking at twilight

Purchase your decking materials

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Review our DIY Checklist to help you collect and fulfill a materials list.

Trex Merchant icon

Find a local Trex™ merchant to get ahead of the prep work.

Install your decking and railing

Our installation guides can help you DIY it. Find yours here or speak with a local builder about installing it for you.

trex pro installing decking