Ekologix Screening


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Installation Safety

Before You Install

Construction

It is the sole responsibility of the homeowner, contractor or installer to determine the specific requirements, effectiveness, suitability and safety in regards to any application or use of Ekologix Screening products.
Ekologix Screening is not designed to be a freestanding product.

Ekologix Screening should not:

Safety

Always use proper protective clothing and safety equipment when cutting, drilling and installing. Protection of the eyes, nose and mouth from dust particles is especially important when cutting and drilling in confined spaces.

Storage-and-handling

Storage and handling

Ekologix screening boards are heavier and more flexible than traditional timber and therefore must be:

  • Supported at least every 600mm on a level plane.
  • Laid flat especially during transportation and never at an angle.
  • Never be dropped or ‘dumped’ when unloading.
  • Stored on a flat, dry surface.
  • Covered until it is time to use them for installation.
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Gaps & Spans

Specification (mm)
Maximum residential centre-to-centre post spacing 900
Minimum ground clearance 50
Minimum side-to-side gap 6
Min end-to-end gap (butt join) 2
Minimum gap from side and end edge to solid structures 3
Minimum distance from side edge for fastening 15
Minimum distance from end edge for fastening 15-20
Timber post installation Pre-drill and countersink (good quality stainless steel
screws recommended)
Steel post installation Pre-drill and countersink (good quality
galvanised screws recommended)