ebty_ad hidden deck fasteners make installation easy.
Install the first deck board using a bead of exterior construction adhesive then predrill the house side of the first board with an 1/8" drill bit with a 3/8" countersink. Next screw down the board at each joist using a #7 x 2-1/4" stainless trim-head screw.
Glue and insert EB-TY 3/8" tapered plugs into each countersunk hole. Sand down any protruding part of the wood plug with a small saw or sander.
Cut a slot or kerf into the board at each joist intersection using a 1/8" router bit. Adjust the router bit so the bottom edge of the EB-TY fastener lines up with the bottom of the deck board. If using a pre-grooved board no slot or kerf is needed.
Place the EB-TY hidden fasteners in the slots at each joist.
Install one #7 2-1/4" stainless steel trim head screw in each fastener at a 45 degree angle. Drill an 1/8" pilot hole for each screw when installing hardwood decking.
Install additional boards by applying a bead of exterior construction adhesive, cutting your hidden fastener slots, predrilling and screwing in each hidden fastener.
Place the next board so the slot slides over the exposed fastener and continue to the next board.