Easy on the eyes. Easy to install.
October 4, 2019
Introducing the Simpson Strong-Tie Outdoor Accents® range of decorative hardware.
Add beauty and strength to your custom outdoor living structures with the new range of Simpson Strong-Tie Outdoor Accents® decorative hardware and fasteners. The mission-style decorative connectors are easily installed with the versatile black SDWS Timber Screw or SD Connector Screws. The SDWS Timber Screw with its patented SawTooth™ point allows for faster installation, less torque and no pre-drilling and is used in conjunction with the hex-head washers for the larger connectors. Whereas the smaller angle brackets are installed with our black SD Connector Screws. The clever design gives the look of a bolt but with the ease of installation of a screw. The Outdoor Accents® hex-head washer provides the decorative appearance of a bolted connection. Its patent-pending design makes for an easier and significantly faster installation compared to through-bolting. This washer and screw combination is designed specifically to fasten Outdoor Accents post bases, T and L straps, deck joist tie and large angles (engineering data is available for Outdoor Accents® connector range).
The Outdoor Accents connectors are made with Simpson Strong-Tie Z550 ZMAX® galvanised steel and have a black powder-coat finish which provides corrosion protection making it suitable for exterior use. This hardware accommodates both 90mm and 140mm timber sizes, providing the flexibility you need when designing and building custom outdoor structures.
To find out more, check out the Outdoor Accents product range, or call your local Simpson Strong-Tie® representative on 1300 STRONGTIE for more information.
Unmatched Quality from the Truss to the Foundation
With nearly 60 years of field and R&D experience, Simpson Strong-Tie® timber connectors are manufactured to the industry's highest standards. From framing angles to straps to heavy-duty joist hangers, we offer the most diverse product line so that you have the right product for the job.
Simpson Strong-Tie® connectors offer unmatched quality with laboratory and field testing, and are backed by our uncompromising commitment to customer service. As the company that built the connector industry, you can count on Simpson Strong-Tie® to work closely with builders, engineers and building officials to deliver innovative, building code-compliant solutions to help build safer, stronger structures economically. Download the Structural Connectors Overview Flyer.
From testing to service to availability, everything we do is engineered to ensure your project's success. With every product, you know you are getting the quality, value, service and on-time delivery that we have built our reputation on for the past 60 years.
From straps and ties to joist hangers and much more, Simpson Strong-Tie® structural connectors increase the strength and safety of timber-frame structures. Each connector is unique to Simpson Strong-Tie and is designed for specific applications without the need to adapt metal plating to suit a connection. Download the Timber Construction Connectors Catalogue (2016-2018).