AZEK Sheets Trim

Cortex® Fastening

Better Fastener, Better Aesthetics

Save time, money, and labor costs with Cortex fasteners for AZEK Trim. The only concealed fastening system that quickly and easily fastens AZEK PVC trim to your building project now comes in NEW collated strips. Minimize handling and save valuable time on the jobsite. The felt tip on the unique bit prevents surface marring while driving fasteners securely below the trim surface. Plugs made of AZEK Trim tap in for a clean, flush finish. No mess and or fading over the life of the project. Plus, Cortex fasteners offer a stronger connection than nails.

  • Fast and easy: eliminates the need to caulk, sand and paint each nail hole
  • Plugs made out of same AZEK trim material; eliminates fading or streaking, keeps trim smooth and uniform
  • Can be painted
  • Guaranteed corrosion resistance for life of the project; ACQ approved

Collated PaintPro® Cortex

  • Minimize handling and save valuable installation time with collated strips of Cortex plugs
  • Drive fastener at 90° angle to preset level below trim surface
  • When using PaintPro Trim, choose PaintPro Cortex plugs and paint to match trim color
  • Place plug with trim surface side up into hole and gently tap plug until flush with the trim
Painting Cortex

Shown: Collated Cortex for PaintPro®

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to paint AZEK® Trim?

No. AZEK® Trim products do not require paint for protection, but may be painted to achieve a custom color or to cover nail holes that have been filled. If you choose to paint, use 100% acrylic latex paint with an LRV of 55 or higher.

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Does AZEK® Trim come in colors?

No, AZEK® Trim products are manufactured in a matte white finish only, but can be painted to achieve a custom color. Please refer to the painting section in our Trim Installation Guidelines.

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What can I use to clean AZEK® Trim?

Depending on degree of cleaning needed, power wash or hose loose dirt off of the trim board. If using a power washer, be sure to test the pressure setting and nozzle first to ensure that the surface of the trim will not be damaged. Other cleaning methods include using a soft cloth and a mixture of mild detergent.

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