Concealed Beam Tie
Simpson's CBTZ connects a beam with a post without a lot of metal showing
Structural Vinyl Columns
The LandMarke Builder's Vinyl Column from Fairway can be cut on site to the...
A Path to Safer Balconies
These tricky cantilevered structures demand careful framing and waterproofing details
Most prescriptive guidelines for notching and drilling in framing members don't account for wet-service conditions.
Inspections Prevent Tragedies
Older oceanfront decks are particularly vulnerable to structural problems because of salt corrosion of hardware and fasteners.
Efficient Deck Demolition
It isn't glamorous work, but your crew can do it quickly and profitably with a...
Deck Collapse in Missouri
A deck on the back of a Cape Girardeau, Mo., home collapsed after the ledger...
Rot Causes Deck Failure
Five people were hurt when a deck in Howard County, Md., collapsed on July 21. The...
Carpenters Hurt in Deck Collapse
Three carpenters were injured earlier this month when a third-floor deck they were...
Deck Collapse Injures 26
Some two dozen members of an extended family were hurt over the 4th of July...