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CHOOSING THE RIGHT SCREW
What screw is right for your deck?
Snapping screw heads. Burring the timber. Premature corrosion. These are all things that can cost you time and money if you choose the incorrect screw. Check out the choosing the right screw page to find out what screw is best for your decking project.
Get organised while saving the planet with the Blackhawk Versi-Tubs
Blackhawk Versi-Tubs are a revolutionary new way to package fasteners. With an integrated hanger tab on the back, the Versi-Tubs can be re-used as storage bins in places like your garage, shed or work van. The Versi-Tubs are strong, durable and 100% recyclable. They also have a foldable lid for easy access as well as a driver bit holder for added convenience.
The Blackhawk screw calculators have been designed to help you through the fastener purchasing process. Understanding what fastener and how many you need can be quite difficult. By answering some simple questions about your project, the Blackhawk calculators will give you the information you need to complete your project with confidence
FROM THE NEWS ROOM
See what's happening in the world of Blackhawk Fasteners.
INNOVATION OF VERSI-TUBSFind out how Blackhawk came up with the revolutionary Versi-Tub packaging
ITI EXPANDS INTO FASTENERSLearn about the relationship between Blackhawk and ITI - The largest independent timber wholesaler in Australia
DECKING THROUGH THE EYES OF A BEGINNER.Read about the mistakes that a first time decking DIY'er made and find out how not to make them
EXPERT TECHNICAL ADVICE
Learn more about the technical aspects of fasteners and their applications.
BLACKHAWK PROTECTBlackhawk's Class 3 coating option, sourced for Australia's harsh conditions.
CALCULATING DECKING BOARD QUANTITYLearn how to calculate how many boards you need for your deck.
CALCULATING DECKING SCREWSLearn how to calculate how many screws you need for your deck.
While timber does grow on trees, do you know the characteristics of the different timber species?
There are many different timber species used around the world each with different densities, strengths and durability. Blackhawk have put together a guide to show what the characteristics are and why they are important.
BLACKHAWK DECKING SCREW HEADS
Get your head on right. High torque applications require high torque heads
Blackhawk fasteners use only square drive and star drive heads. These head types provide greater grip strength when driving the screw. Decking screws require a great amount of torque to drive and other head types can lose grip. This can cause the screw head or the driver bit to be damaged. Decking screws also require countersunk heads. This is so they drive themselves into the...
Stay protected with Blackhawk Protect
Sourced for Australia’s harsh conditions, Blackhawk Protect uses a patented tri-level coating process...
With so many options for corrosion resistance on the market, do you know what is best suited for your decking project?
There are a lot of different materials and coatings used for decking screws. The right screw for you depends on the environment you are installing it in..
BLACKHAWK SELF-DRILLING SCREWS
Let the screw do the hard work!
The Blackhawk self-drilling range of screws reduces the need to pre-drill and countersink your decking boards. The patented point will drill through most hardwood timbers and the head design self-countersinks giving you a flush finish.
Not sure if you are using hardwood or softwood? Visit the timber hardness page to find out.
To learn more about the Blackhawk self-drilling screws, visit our product catalogue page
Blackhawk Fasteners are proudly part of the ITI group of companies. Since its establishment in 1987, ITI (Innovative Timber Ideas) have been on a mission to redefine...
Will you be pre-drilling? Are you using hardwood, softwood, metal joists or a combination of these? Choosing the right screw point isn’t as easy as it seems.
So how do you choose what screw point is right for your decking project?