International Code Council

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Testing Single Posts vs. Railing Assemblies

The president of a post-anchor manufacturing company weighs in on load testing of guardrail posts and assemblies More

Fire-Resistant Decks
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Fire-Resistant Decks

Using the right decking material makes a big difference in areas prone to wild fires More

Building Waterproof Roof Decks
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Building Waterproof Roof Decks

Get better performance from your deck covering by using ‘best practices’ framing... More

Fairway Building Products Structural Posts
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Fairway Building Products Structural Posts

Inserts made of galvanized pipe attach to the deck's framing More

Cantilevers in the 2015 Code
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Cantilevers in the 2015 Code

Updated span tables for decking, joists, and beams clarify the requirements for... More

Handling Lateral Loads
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Handling Lateral Loads

You don't need to destroy interior floors to attach a deck to the house. More

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Get Involved in the Code Process

Diana Hanson explains how deck builders can influence code development More

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Arguing With the Inspector

A step-by-step list of how to handle code disagreements More

New Code for Resisting Lateral Loads
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New Code for Resisting Lateral Loads

The history and implications of the new provision More

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Changing the Code

Changing the code More

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