Rules for Drilling and Notching Deck Framing
Following these simple guidelines when modifying joists, beams, and posts will...
Testing Single Posts vs. Railing Assemblies
The president of a post-anchor manufacturing company weighs in on load testing of guardrail posts and assemblies
A Tall Deck in Earthquake Country
A steel moment frame and plenty of lateral reinforcement were the keys to...
More Cooperation Needed
A deck builder writes in that his building department required a soils engineer for a deck on a house more than 25 years old
Zoning, Building Codes, and Red Tape
A New Jersey builder wonders if deck building codes actually make decks safer, or only more expensive to build.