Deck Fasteners

Deck Fasteners

Deck Fastening Solutions

J&W Lumber offers the right choices of deck fasteners to complete your outdoor projects.

Composite Decking Solutions

Trex Universal Fastener

The major fastener component that attaches two boards together is the self-gapping Trex Universal Fastener. Featuring a stainless steel deck screw which is already set in the fastener, installation is easy and durable.

  • 1 box covers 50 sq. ft.
  • 1 bucket covers 500 sq. ft.

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The Start Clip & Connector Clip

Designed exclusively for Trex, these black, stainless steel fasteners are used to install perimeter deck boards.

  • Start Clip: 1 bag covers 48 lnft.
  • Connector Clip: 1 box covers 50 sq. ft.
  • 1 bucket covers 500 sq. ft.

Gun Pail

Used for hidden deck fastener installation, this system will take care of a 500-square-foot deck. Works with a tiger claw pneumatic gun and makes installation fast and easy.

  • 1 bucket covers 500 sq. ft. (gun and screws sold separately)

Cortex Hidden Fastening System

We stock Cortex for every color of Trex and it is the fastest, easiest way to hide the heads of your fasteners on your new deck. When a Hideaway clip won’t work, the 100 LnFt box is perfect to complete those areas such as perimeter or stairs.

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TrapEase 3 Ultimate Composite Deck Screw

The only deck fastener guaranteed to render a polished, clean look without predrilling is the FastenMaster TrapEase 3. This fastener works in all three kinds of synthetic decking:  PVC, capstock and composite. J&W Lumber stocks all the matching Trex colors everyday! Also available for Timertech and Fiberon decking.

  • Coverage available in 100 sq. ft and 350 sq. ft boxes

Fiberon PhantomGT Hidden Fastener

Providing a smooth, clean, hardware-free look,  PhantomGT Hidden Fasteners and PhantomEC End Clips are designed for Fiberon Horizon, Protect Advantage, and Good Life deck boards.

  • 1 box covers 50 sq ft.

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TimberTech CONCEALoc® Hidden Fastener

An extremely clever hidden fastener system, CONCEALoc® Hidden Fastener System delivers installation ease with the desired appearance of a flawless surface. Your new deck will appear fastener-free!

  • 1 box covers 100 sq ft.

Hardwood Decking Solutions

TigerClaw TC-G Grooved Board Hidden Fastener

A clip system specifically designed to work in 5/4” or greater x 4” or 6” decking that is pre-grooved or grooved with the TC-150 slot cutter, the Tiger Claw TC-G clip system is the perfect solution to your deck connection needs. Made of 304 grade stainless steel and saltwater application-approved, this product is designed for long-term performance, even on ACQ or chemically treated lumber. The clip is designed with embedded sharp prongs for superior holding power, ensuring a long lasting, quality connection between your deck board and joist.

  • 1 bag covers 50 sq ft

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The PRO PLUG® SYSTEM is an integrated plug system for wood decking and flooring. It’s of superior quality and also easy to install (bits sold separately).

  • Coverage available in 100 and 300 sq ft boxes

Headcote Stainless Steel Deck Screws with Color Coated Heads

Stainless steel deck screws by Headcote have been specifically designed with colors that blend with every type of decking, including Redwood, Cedar, Mangaris and Ipe.

  • Coverage available in 100 and 500 sq ft boxes

Softwood Decking Solutions

CAMO Hidden Fastening System

CAMO deck screws and CAMO Marksman tool (sold separately) combine to provide the CAMO Hidden Deck Fastening System which gives your new deck a fastener-free surface. The System works on any treated lumber, cedar, hardwood, or PVC deck board and provides a custom look for Redwood and Cedar decks.

  • Coverage available in 100, 200, and 500 sq ft boxes.

Simpson Strong-Tie DSV Deck-Drive Screws

Fully tested and guaranteed in Cedar, Redwood and Pressure Treated, Simpson’s exterior coated Deck-Drive screws are our best selling, most-preferred wood screw for a variety of applications. With its underhead nibs and fast-start tip, the DSV is ideally suited to be driven and countersunk into today’s wood deck boards. The shank is designed to withstand the swelling and shrinkage that is common with wood decking products.

  • Coverage available in 100 and 500 sq ft boxes.
  • Stocked in Tan
  • Red available by special order


Don’t Forget:


SmartBits Deck Screw Depth Setter sets your screws to the exact same depth every time, and it’s adjustable. This unique tool will make installation so much easier and more consistent.

SmartBit for Decks and Woodworking allows you to pre-drill and countersink in one easy step with just one tool!


For the one-person decking project, BoWrench is the solution for straightening deck boards. The 24-inch handle of BoWrench can close 2-inch gaps, push and pull heavy-gauge construction, and can join tongue and groove.