How should I affix plastic lattice?

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Old 06-17-17, 08:23 PM
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How should I affix plastic lattice?

Do you drill holes and use wood screws?
 
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You should definitely pre-drill the plastic slightly larger than the screw size.
The type of screw depends on the installation but if outside should be a stainless steel pan head type screw.

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Old 06-17-17, 10:39 PM
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Plastic lattice expands like crazy...it needs to float. As Pete said...oversize holes are imperative.
 
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A washer head or cabinet screw provides a larger head while using a smaller shaft, thus your hole can be a bit larger to accommodate the movement Gunguy mentioned. And I agree with Pete that stainless steel would be best.

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Thanks all for the help! I think I'll also use my new circular saw with 60 tooth blade backwards for cutting as I've read.
 
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For cutting vinyl I use an inexpensive plywood blade run backwards, more teeth and not carbide.

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