line-up of Deckorators composite decking, railings, balusters, post caps and more to design a deck. Utilize versatile design capabilities such as picture fram- ing, board angles, unique shapes and multi-level options. Pull a full report of the design, including installation tips and a complete materials list. Visit Deckorators.com.
CONCEALED BEAM TIE For homeowners who prefer to hide their deck hardware, a new connector from Simpson Strong-Tie provides a strong but practically invisible link between a beam and a post. Designed for use with 4x, 6x, and larger beams and posts, Simpson’s CBTZ system consists of a galva- nized steel tube that is inserted into the beam and the post, as well as steel dowel pins that anchor the tube. Two versions are available: the CBT2Z with four dowels for a minimum 4x4 post, and the CBT4Z with six dowels for a 6x6 post and a 6x8 beam. Visit strongtie.com.
PEDESTAL SYSTEM Deck Wise, The Ipe Clip Fastener Company, brings innova- tion and essential products to the decking industry with the addition of three new products in 2017. The Deck Wise Altitudes Pedestal System has been developed to level underutilized sloped roof tops, plazas, concrete patios, and balconies into beautiful useable spaces. The system is designed
to fit tightly inside containment walls and be restrained from movement. The pedestals hold multiple patents and are built from three basic components; a self-leveling swivel head, Schedule 40 PVC and a screw- to-adjust base. The pedestals will support and elevate 24-by- 24-in. Ipe hardwood deck tiles over multiple substrate slopes
for a smooth and even deck tile surface with a load-bearing capacity of up to 1,200 lbs. per pedestal. The PVC pipe allows for safe height variations up to 24 inches. The self-leveling swivel head has slope compensation from 0-5 percent with precise 3/16-in. spacer tabs integrated into the head to produce perfect tile gap spacing. Deckwise Deck tiles are secured to the pedestal with pine tree fasteners (rated up to 166 lbs. of wind hold-down strength) and the patented adjustable Lockit Down Washer.
CABLE RAILING KITS Decks are constructed in all sizes and shapes, however there are only a handful of cable runs that can go on those decks; inside-of-post to inside-of-post, inside-of-post to outside-of-post, and outside-of-post to outside-of- post. The Deck Wise WiseRail kits allow several methods to run cable on any deck. Every kit is designed to be seen through and attractive for any hardwood or wood deck project. The invisible hardware hides inside the end posts so you can't see them. The WiseRail Ready-To-Install Kits come pre-packaged with high- quality stainless steel cable and sleek stainless steel hardware fittings. These cable railing kits