Please download the installation instruction below.

How to Install Aluminum Decking

Decking – Deck Boards Parallel to House Installation
Decking – Deck Boards Perpendicular to House Installation (Read “Deck Boards Parallel to House” as a prerequisite to perpendicular installation)

Decking Installation Tips – Video

Decking – On Stairs Installation with Pictures

Decking – On Stairs Drawing

Decking – Finishing with ‘T’ Trim on Butt Joints

How to Install Aluminum Railing

Craft-Bilt Railing Installation

LED Railing Light Installation on 3X3 Post

LED Railing Light Installation on Cross Over Post

LED Transformer and Wiring Info

Railing Gate Installation

Railing Gate’s Hinges

Railing Gate’s Latch

FAQ for Aluminum Railing

How to Disassemble Craft-Bilt Aluminum Railing

Frameless Glass Railing

Frameless Glass Railing (pdf)

Frameless Glass Angle Connections

How to Install Patio Covers

PanelCraft™ Insulated Patio Cover Roof Installation Instruction

PanelCraft™ Insulated Panel Notching

PanelCraft™ Roof Shingling

Northlander™ Skyview Polycarbonate Roof

Northlander™ Skyview Low Profile Canopy – Purlin

Northlander™ Skyview Low Profile Canopy – Rafter

How to Install 4-Track Stacking Windows

4-Track Stacking Windows Installation and Maintenance

Vista 4 Track Stacking Windows Under Existing

Entry Door for 4-Track System

How To Re-Glaze 4 Track Stacking Windows

How To Remove the Window Vents and Clean the 4-Track Stacking Window’s Vinyl Film

How to Install 4-Track Stacking Windows – Youtube Video

How to Install Grand Vista Sunrooms

Grand Vista Three Season Sunroom

Entry Door for Grand Vista Three Season Sunroom

Grand Vista All Season Sunroom

Sunroom Installation Training Basics

How to Install Vista Screen Rooms

Vista Screen Room

How to Install Contempo Aluminum Awning

Contempo Fixed Aluminum Awning

Contempo Aluminum Awning Part Identification

How to Install Shade and Screen Products

Retractable Awning

Retractable Canopy

Retractable Canopy – Under Pergola

Tension Shade

Horizontal Shade

Solar Shade Series I (Discontinued)

Solar Shade Series II (Discontinued)

Solar Shades  (including new Captured Edge -Keder, and cable, rod, and track)

Window Awning and Drop Shade

Pleated Screen Standard Inside

Pleated Screen Facemount

Pleated Screen Extra Large Opening Inside

Pleated Screen Extra Large Opening Facemount

Download the Somfy Products Application

How to Replace Fabric in Retractable Awning


Watch “Somfy Motorized Awning – How-To Videos” below, which includes troubleshooting:

The easiest way to adjust the upper limit on a Somfy RTS motor (without reset)

How to adjust the lower limit on a Somfy RTS motor (without a reset)

How to reset a Somfy RTS motor to the factory settings

4 Somfy RTS reset issues – how to recognize and solve them

How to program a Somfy RTS motor in less than 5 minutes

Somfy RTS Motor does not respond

Somfy RTS Motor Only Moves When You Hold Up or Down

Find out more by visiting our Youtube Channel.

These are the most common installation guides. If your specific situation is not addressed, please contact us at (800) 668-6430 or [email protected]

Instruction can be changed or updated without notice. Please inquire to Craft-Bilt for the most updated version.

Craft-Bilt’s warranty applies to a properly installed product only. Please contact us for warranty details. Labour and installation warranty are provided by the contractor who sells and installs the product. If you purchase products to install yourself (or have installed) then you are solely responsible for labour, installation, and building code issues. DIY’ers should have above average construction skills and knowledge of building practices and codes. Please carefully read the footnotes on your quote or sales order. Purchases are bound by our Terms and Conditions of Sale.