How to install composite fence panels or composite decking stairs?

Durable wood plastic composite products like composite fence panels and composite decking stairs have both the texture of wood and the toughness of the plastic. With proper installation and maintenance, it can last about 25-30 years.

Installation guide for composite fence panels


Installation Materials



Post cap

Metal base

Aluminum corner trim

Composite boards for fencing

Aluminum/Composite fencing post

Aluminum/Composite cover

Installation Steps


  1. Digging Holes

Considering the stability of your fence, the hole size of each hole shall be larger than the aluminum post diameter by 1/2 and the depth shall be 1/3 or more of the height of the fence.

  1. Fixing Posts

Placing the metal base into the hole, fixed with screws, and then the aluminum post is set into the square steel surface. Then pour concert into the hole to strengthen the post. Follow this procedure to fix two posts.

  1. Installing Fence Boards

Before installing the fence boards, place the aluminum corner trim and then install the fence boards in sequence.

  1. Installing aluminum corner trim after the last panel.
  2. Placing post caps at the bottom of the posts.

Now, your installation is completed.

Installation guide for composite decking stairs



Drill/Driver and Bits

Sway Driver

Roundabout Saw and Blades

Compound Miter Saw





composite decking for steps

Installation steps


Stage 1 Stair Measurements

(1)Measure the level of the steps you need to set, and afterward measure the number and level of risers as per the equation. Partition the level by 7, and afterward round the outcome to the quantity of risers. The level partitioned by the quantity of risers is the genuine level of every riser. For instance, the level is 35 inches, separated by 7, 5 is the quantity of risers, partitioned by 5, 7 is the genuine level of every riser. Assuming you intend to involve the actual deck as a riser, the quantity of risers should be decreased by one, or at least, 4 risers are expected in the model.

(2)According to the complete length of the tracks, ascertain the place of the finish of the steps. Measure the particular area and imprint it, make footers, and set posts.


Stage 2 Cut the Stringers

(1)Set the check, one side is the length of the track (somewhere around 10 crawls to guarantee security), and the other is the level of the determined riser. In the model, it is 7. Mark on the board individually and cut with a roundabout saw and afterward cut with a saw until the necessary amount is met.

(2)Cut the sides of the stringers associating the deck and the ground into a vertical.

(3)Use the main stringer as a layout to cut different stringers.


Stage 3 Connect the stringers, risers, and tracks

(1)Fix the stringers on one side to the deck and on the opposite side to the posts.

(2)Place risers and fix every stringer with two screws.

(3)Place the tracks, and for security and excellence, headache risers and stringers as per the proportion.

(4)Fix the sash with screws for a total, clean, and exquisite appearance.

If you prefer to have your fence panels or property fences installed by a professional, you can seek the help of local fence companies in your area.

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