Deck of Horrors
When a Canadian couple hired a local contractor to design and build this deck, they thought that he knew what he was doing. They were wrong.
Updated Deck Connection and Fastening Guide Now Available
Simpson Strong-Tie's Deck Connection and Fastening Guide 2017 has been updated to...
California Approves Tougher Balcony Standards
Fatal Berkeley balcony collapse leads to tougher standards for balconies and other...
Proposed ASHI Deck Inspection Standard Open for Comments
The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) is looking for feedback from deck...
California Toughens Rules for Contractor Oversight
State lawmakers authored the legislation after a fatal balcony collapse in...
Code Update: Looking Ahead to the 2018 IRC
A coalition of building officials, industry associations, design professionals and...
11 People Hurt When Lakeside Deck Collapses
More than three dozen people gathered for a reunion plunge 10 feet when the deck...
Exploring the Deck Ledger Connection
Learn more about the history and evolution of deck ledger code requirements in...