One deck survived a tree crashing onto it. Another deck collapsed to the ground when hit by a smaller tree. Why?
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Should a Homeowner get his own Building Permit?
The short answer is “No”. The long answer is also “No”. Really? Yeah, this one is straightforward. Let me explain; […]
Why Hasn’t Your Deck Collapsed?
If your deck violates the building code, why has it not fallen down? There are several reasons, let’s look at them….
What is a Cantilever and Why would Your Deck want one?
Cantilevering deck joists allows you to build larger decks at lower cost. They are safe, but you must follow some special rules.