Trex Fasteners

Let your deck shine with invisible fastening solutions

Trex Fasteners – Secret Fix

TREX hideaway hidden fastening system

Innovation has inspired every one of our performance-grade outdoor liking products, right down to our efficient installation techniques and smart tools and hardware. In pursuit of the perfect deck, all Trex® decking lines come with a hidden installation option.

When using grooved-edge boards, our hidden fastening system installs between the deck boards, fastening them to the hoists with no visible screw heads on the walking surface. This precision also creates perfectly consistent spacing between the boards for a flawless look across the entire deck. This system includes a few simple components:

The Universal Fastener

Trex hideaway fasteners

This self-gapping hardware is the main fastener component that attaches two boards together for the horizontal decking area. It features a black-headed stainless steel screw pre-loaded into the black glass filled nylon fastener for increased durability and easier installation.

Each box contains 90 clips, 90 screws and driver bit. Each bucket contains 900 clips, 900 screws and two driver bits. Easy to follow instructions can be found here – Trex Installation Instructions.

Universal Fastener

  • Available in 5sqm boxes
  • Available in 50sqm bucket for large decking jobs

The Start Clip

Trex start clip

These are black, stainless steel fasteners exclusively for Trex composite decking and used to install the first row of deck boards so there are no exposed fixings. Each bag contains 36 clips, 36 screws and driver bit. Easy to follow instructions can be found here – Trex Installation Instructions.

Connector Clip

  • Available in 40sqm bags


Instructional PDFs

Trex Decking and Railing ebook     Trex elevations ebookTrex transcend ebook


Snap-Loc Clip for Trex

KlevaKlip Snap-Loc for Trex

KlevaKlip is a multi-board, secure ground decking system that offers steady self-gapping between the boards.

The newest Snap-LOC clips let the boards to be snapped into the LOC Clip as simply as a person walking the board to fasten at the clips. The tines of the clip flex enables the clip to be inserted into the groove of the board, securing it in place.

How to Install a Snap – Loc Clip for Trex®

Benefits of SNAP – LOC Clip

  • Adds aesthetic appeal to your home – your deck has a clean finish without any bulging or protruding of nails and screws
  • Made from high-quality engineered polymer materials
  • Speedy fixing system, offering up to double the speed of the conventional hidden fixing systems
  • East to install – foolproof and anyone can do it
  • Offers correct gapping and access between boards as part of the system
  • Dove-tail joiner ensuring no run-outs in your deck
  • Fix to joists with connector nails, screws or by nail gun
  • Can be used with steel or timber joists
  • Usable on hardwood deck boards
  • Easily used with biscuit-type clips in curved and angled areas
  • Non-corrosive and tolerant in high corrosion areas

Step-by-Step installation and care guide

* When low bolts are required at low heights, the end of the both will need cutting off. This is to avoid bolts from bulging past the top of the floor joist.

** Only when Joist Supports are being used.

Starborn Deckfast CAP-TOR

Deckfast CAP-TOR

Starborn deckfast metal screw

100 packet Epoxy coated for timbe; 1750 bucket Epoxy coated for timber. Colours: Gravel Path, Lava Rock, Spiced Rum, Tiki Torch, Pebble Grey, Honey brown.

Product Features

Starborn’s Cap-Tor xd screws are designed to meet the highest standards for performance, ease of use and value. For a complete guide to picking the right deck fastener.

Epoxy Coated Steele

Poxy-based polymer resin coating over zinc plate for excellent corrosion resistance. The adhesion of Deckfast’s epoxy coating is one of the very best on the market.


Approved for use with ACQ treated lumber.


Starborn Headcote

Headcote CAP-TOR

Starborn Headcote decking screws

100 packet 316 stainless steel for timber; 1750 bucket 316 stainless steel for timber; Colours: Gravel Path, Lava Rock, Spiced Rum, Tiki Torch, Pebble Grey, Honey brown.


Starborn’s Cap-Tor / Cap-Tor xd screws are designed to meet the highest standards for performance, ease of use and value. For a complete guide to picking the right deck fastener, Please contact us (08)9240 7343.


Headcote Cap-Tor / Cap-Tor xd screws are available in Grade 305 stainless steel for excellent corrosion resistance. For locations close to or on the water, especially salt water, Grade 316 stainless steel will provide even greater corrosion resistance.


Approved for use with ACQ treated lumber.

Starborn Deckfast Metal


Starborn deckfast metal screw

5sqm box stainless steel clip and screw for metal;  40sqm bag stainless steel clip and crew for metal.  Colours: Gravel Path, Lava Rock, Spiced Rum, Tiki Torch, Pebble Grey, Honey brown.

Trex® Elevations™ and Other Steel and Aluminium Deck Framing Systems

More and more architects and deck builders are using metal joist substructures in order to create longer lasting, lower maintenance decks. Deckfast Metal is the first line of deck screws designed specifically for this application. This versatile fastener can be used to attach every type of decking – PVC, composite, capstock and hardwood – to steel and aluminium substructures.

Deckfast Metal deck screws are approved for use with Trex Elevations steel deck framing and Wahoo® Decks DryJoist® and DryJoistEZ systems. It is a high-performance fastener that allows architects and builders to provide their clients with clean, uniform and long-lasting metal joist decks – something that was previously not possible without considerable time and effort.

Deckfast Metal fasteners are available loose as well as collated for use with the Muro Auto Feed Screw Driving system, the system preferred by professionals for both its speed and ease of use.

Buildex TEKS Select™ for all Steel-to-Steel and Bracket Connections in Trex Elevations Steel Deck Framing

Starborn distributes Buildex Teks Select 10-16 x 3/4” fasteners, approved for use with Trex Elevations. Teks Select fasteners are dual hardened and have a Climaseal ACRTM finish. Teks Select fasteners can be used for all Elevations steel-to-steel and bracket connections, as directed in the Trex Elevations Installation Guide.

Trex® and Elevations™ are trademarks of Trex Company, Inc. Teks®, Teks Select™ and Climaseal ACR™ are trademarks of ITW Buildex®; and Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Teks Select is manufactured in the USA by ITW Buildex and packaged and distributed by Starborn Industries. Wahoo® and DryJoist® are registered trademarks of GDC Enterprises, Inc.

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