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Bark Side Up or Bark Side Down? - Fine Homebuilding,Jul 29, 2010 ... So when you install pressure treated, flat sawn, wood decking, do you face the bark side up (left in photo) or bark side down (right in photo)?...

Eight decking myths busted - Gripsure,Oct 4, 2017 ... There are many common myths and misconceptions about decking, we look ... fit deck boards grooved side down with the reeded or smooth side facing up. It is entirely up to you whether you lay the boards grooved side up or...

Should decking grooves face up or down? | BUILD,To keep the boards dry? Or are they there for a different reason altogether? Find out why decks have grooves, and which way they're supposed to face.

Decking Profiles - The Decking Network,Similar to standard smooth decking except the addition of a rebated groove to the side of the board to accept a side fixing system. Be sure that this groove...

"Reversible decking boards" Please explain! - HomeOwners' Hub,The decking boards I bought have 8mm grooves cut in one side. ... when it's wet, I'm wondering if I'd be wiser to fix them with the flat side up.

Grooved deck boards or smooth deck boards - which are best?,Oct 13, 2016 ... ... allow for airflow underneath the boards to stop moisture and mould build up. ... Grooved or ribbed boards can also be used alongside smooth deck boards ... Whichever you choose, the best way to keep your deck in tip top...

The Decking Debate: Grip Tread Up or Down? - Abodo Wood,If not on the main access route then the decking can be installed smooth face up. ... Better slip resistance (one way only, for travel perpendicular to the grip tread...

How to Install Wood Deck Boards - The Spruce,Aug 6, 2018 ... ... deck boards can warp and whether you should install bark side up or ... are dimensionally prime pieces of lumber; Edge Grain; Flat Grain.

Are Your Deck Boards Installed Right Side Up? - Warline Painting,Apr 1, 2015 ... Chances are the rotting board has been installed wrong side up. ... Freshly milled rough lumber contains about 25-30% moisture and is flat and...

Decking boards: which side up? - Fine Homebuilding,Jan 1, 1997 ... I'm unsure about which side of the boards should be facing up and ... so let's first assume that most of the boards are flat sawn (the grain lines...