Design & Construction

Ontario Firm Wins Deck Design Competition
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Ontario Firm Wins Deck Design Competition

The awards are announced in Baltimore as part of NADRA's annual Deck Expo trade show More

Rust-Oleum Settles Suit Over Deck Paint
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Rust-Oleum Settles Suit Over Deck Paint

The company will pay $9.3 million to settle claims its Restore products were... More

OSHA Has New Safety Recommendations
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OSHA Has New Safety Recommendations

The federal agency has updated guidelines it first released 30 years ago to... More

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2 Contractors Hurt in Deck Collapse
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2 Contractors Hurt in Deck Collapse

Workers were attempting to raise a house and attached deck that had been damaged... More

Proposed ASHI Deck Inspection Standard Open for Comments
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Proposed ASHI Deck Inspection Standard Open for Comments

The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) is looking for feedback from deck... More

Nailed Ledger Led to Hartford Porch Collapse
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Nailed Ledger Led to Hartford Porch Collapse

A Hartford porch collapse that injured 32 Trinity College students was the result... More

 Stainless Steel Cable Railings
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Stainless Steel Cable Railings

PDB reader Darel is looking for some advice on cable railings that will be cheap,... More

Installing a Pair of Doors
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Installing a Pair of Doors

Got a pair of porch or patio doors to install? This will show you how. More

Strong-Tie Structural Engineering Blog
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Strong-Tie Structural Engineering Blog

A 2014 review of our corrosion protection recommendations made us realize we could... More

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