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Feature Silva's Deck Kits Typical Deck Kits
Deck board Western Red Cedar Cedardeck - exceeding grading standards Low grade, un-names softwood timber
Deck board thickness 40mm Typically 28mm
Deck board width 140mm Typically 120mm
Joist centres 600mm (requires fewer screws, reduces installation time) 28mm thick boards require 400mm joist centres
Fixing Stainless steel professional grade screws included Basic wood screws included
Decking area 25 variations in size, shape and board direction Limited options, typically square decks
Instructions Detailed step by step instruction book with images & support from our customer service team One page basic instruction set
Rails & balustrading Available as an add-on to kit with a variety of styles to choose from One rail type supplied with kit