Common Deck Stair Defects
Build deck stairs according to best practices rather than code to protect your customers and avoid liability
Lawsuit Over Fatal 14-Inch Deck Fall Settled
The estate of the 77-year-old victim accepts a settlement as a lawsuit filed after...
Proposed ASHI Deck Inspection Standard Open for Comments
The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) is looking for feedback from deck...
California Toughens Rules for Contractor Oversight
State lawmakers authored the legislation after a fatal balcony collapse in...
Code Update: Looking Ahead to the 2018 IRC
A coalition of building officials, industry associations, design professionals and...
11 People Hurt When Lakeside Deck Collapses
More than three dozen people gathered for a reunion plunge 10 feet when the deck...
Deck Collapse Injures One
A half-dozen people were on a deck in Westminster, Mass., late last month when the...
Montana Deck Collapse Injures 11
Eleven people were hurt when a Montana deck collapsed.
Coastal Community Addresses Safety Concerns
Two well-publicized deck collapses in a North Carolina coastal vacation community...
Most Builders Still Don't Use Drones
Relatively few single-family homebuilders report using photographic drones to...