Hidden Fastening Systems

Three Easy-to-Install Systems Designed for your DuraLife Decking.

Build it faster. Build it better.

Choose one or more of our composite decking hidden fastening systems.

DuraLife decking offers three composite decking hidden fastening systems to make deck installation fast, easy and flexible. The Step-Clip System and the Fastenator are ideal for installing interior deck boards, while the Cortex Plugs are great for hiding screws on steps, edge boards and benches.

Step-Clip System

Fastest Installation
Up to 50% faster installation times
Easiest Installation
Less time on your hands and knees
Fast & Easy to Replace
Replace damaged boards in no time
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Fastenator

Versatile Deck Layouts
Great for angled or herringbone patterns
Durable
Heavy-duty plastic resists wear and tear
Easy to Install
Installs easily with just a drill or screw gun
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Cortex Plugs

Stairs, Edge Boards & Benches
Hide screws and blend colors
Color-Matched
Perfectly matches all 8 DuraLife colors
Three-Step Installation
Drill, Set, and Plug.
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Composite Decking Fasteners Comparison
 
Installation Speed Fastest Fast Moderate
Ease of Installation Easiest Easy Moderate
Ease of Repair Easiest Easy Easy
Tools Required Hammer/Nailgun Screw Gun Drill/Driver
Invisible/Barefoot Deck Yes Yes Yes
Deck Layouts Straight Any Any
Best Used with Profile Siesta/MVP Siesta/MVP Siesta/Starter
Requires Joist Protection Tape No Yes Yes
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Installation Fastest
Ease of Installation Easiest
Ease of Repair Easiest
Tools Required Hammer/Nailgun
Invisible/Barefoot Deck Yes
Deck Layouts Straight
Best Used with Profile Siesta/MVP
Requires Joist Protection Tape No
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Installation Fast
Ease of Installation Easy
Ease of Repair Easy
Tools Required Screw Gun
Invisible/Barefoot Deck Yes
Deck Layouts Any
Best Used with Profile Siesta/MVP
Requires Joist Protection Tape Yes
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Installation Moderate
Ease of Installation Moderate
Ease of Repair Easy
Tools Required Drill/Driver
Invisible/Barefoot Deck Yes
Deck Layouts Any
Best Used with Profile Siesta/Starter
Requires Joist Protection Tape Yes
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