The latest edition of Simpson Strong-Tie's Deck Connection and Fastening Guide is now available either as an online download or by mail. Updated to address 2012 and 2015 IRC requirements, this is a good source of information about critical deck details, including ledger connections, joist-to-beam connections, beam-to-post connections, guard posts, and stairs. Engineers, contractors, remodelers, homeowners, and do-it-yourselfers should all find it a helpful resource.

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