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New PDB Website Gets Responsive
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New PDB Website Gets Responsive

The shift toward mobile is one of the driving factors behind this relaunch of our... Read more

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Coastal Community Addresses Safety Concerns
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Coastal Community Addresses Safety Concerns

Two well-publicized deck collapses in a North Carolina coastal vacation community... Read more

Most Builders Still Don't Use Drones
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Most Builders Still Don't Use Drones

Relatively few single-family homebuilders report using photographic drones to... Read more

Deck Collapse Injures Eight
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Deck Collapse Injures Eight

Twenty guests at a July 4th celebration on Massachusetts' Martha's Vineyard were... Read more

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Foolproof Guard Posts Foolproof Guard Posts

You don't need an engineered design or a lot of special hardware to install strong guard posts Read more

Over-the-Top Decks
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Over-the-Top Decks

Interest in decks among luxury homebuyers is growing, and decks are getting bigger... Read more

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Deck Fire Blamed on Reflected Sunlight

A deck fire at a Vancouver, Washington home was caused by reflected sunlight from a nearby window that kindled a fire in a planter located on the deck. Read more

Learn How to Build Curved Decks
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Learn How to Build Curved Decks

Learn how to bend composite decking and meet fellow deckbuilder in an informal... Read more

OSHA Announces Hike in Fines
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OSHA Announces Hike in Fines

Under an interim rule, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will... Read more

Your Deck Is Too High
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Your Deck Is Too High

A widow in Winnepeg, Canada, is fighting claims by the city that she owes $500 in... Read more

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