Is your deck a house of cards?

Is your deck a house of cards?

Some of the most tragic deck accidents occur because of the failure of the deck-to-house connection. This is one area of code that is changing quite literally as we speak,  and they are getting serious.  Lateral and various dynamic loads can easily cause a deck to...

Railings, A weak link

Deck Railing failure accounts for a large portion of the injuries and deaths involving structural failure of decks.  Let’s take a look at why, and discuss some fairly simple measures we can take to make sure our  railings comply. First,  what does the code say?...