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Lawsuit Over Fatal 14-Inch Deck Fall Settled
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Lawsuit Over Fatal 14-Inch Deck Fall Settled

The estate of the 77-year-old victim accepts a settlement as a lawsuit filed after... More

Rust-Oleum Settles Suit Over Deck Paint
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Rust-Oleum Settles Suit Over Deck Paint

The company will pay $9.3 million to settle claims its Restore products were... More

SawStop vs. Bosch: The Saga Continues...
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SawStop vs. Bosch: The Saga Continues...

Bosch's REAXX flesh-sensing table saw violates two SawStop patents, according to a... More

Dealers Alter Treated-Wood Mix
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Dealers Alter Treated-Wood Mix

It's going to be tougher to find treated wood rated for above-ground uses at your... More

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OSHA Rules on Silica Dust
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OSHA Rules on Silica Dust

OSHA has released new guidelines that lower the amount of silica dust that workers... More

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Trex Named 'Greenest' Decking
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Trex Named 'Greenest' Decking

Trex has been named the "greenest" decking on the market by readers of Green... More

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NyloBoard Halts Production
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NyloBoard Halts Production

The Georgia-based company that manufactured decking from carpet scraps is throwing... More

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Deck and Rail Markets Look Strong
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Deck and Rail Markets Look Strong

The decking and railing industry will be a $3 billion market by 2020, a 76%... More

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Great Views, But No Permit
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Great Views, But No Permit

A homeowner in Albuquerque, N. M., has a garage-top deck with a protective roof... More

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Evaluation Service Goes to Court

The ICC Evaluation Service, which tests building materials to ensure they are code-compliant, has sued the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAMPO), alleging copyright violations of its evaluation reports. More

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