• A Close Call With a Saw

    A veteran carpenter describes what happened when his hand accidentally came in contact with a spinning saw blade. Fortunately for him, the saw was equipped with flesh-sensing technology.

  • ICC Building Safety Month

    Simpson Strong-Tie is one of several sponsors of the International Code Council's 2016 Building Safety Month, which wraps up at the end of the month. As part of the campaign, the company is offering educational materials about building and retrofitting code-compliant decks.

  • Inspecting Decks

    An experienced deck contractor is probably better qualified than a design pro to inspect a deck for possible problems

  • High-End Deck Failures

    High-end decks are just as likely to have construction defects as low-end decks

  • Five Products to Make Jobsites Safer

    Enhanced safety products for the jobsite includes better work gloves, several alternatives to basic safety glasses, and a drill/vacuum that takes the dust out of boring into concrete. Charles Wardell of Remodeling takes a look at what's on the market.

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