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Extend the Life of Your Support Posts

Protect the bottoms from water damage with this inexpensive trick. More

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Deck Ledgers and I-Joist Floor Systems

With such a wide range of engineered wood products available, a prescriptive... More

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Installing Deck Ledgers Over Exterior Insulation

Four strategies for adding a deck to a home wrapped with a thick layer of foam More

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Foolproof Guard Posts

You don't need an engineered design or a lot of special hardware to install strong... More

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Making Decks Safer

Regular inspections are a smart way to extend the life of a wood deck and keep... More

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Deck Collapse Injures 16

An early morning deck collapse at a 19th century home in Brooklyn, N.Y., earlier... More

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New Lab to Focus on Construction

Simpson Strong-Tie, which makes structural connectors, is donating a total of... More

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Concealed Beam Tie

Simpson's CBTZ connects a beam with a post without a lot of metal showing More

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Structural Vinyl Columns

The LandMarke Builder's Vinyl Column from Fairway can be cut on site to the... More

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A Path to Safer Balconies

These tricky cantilevered structures demand careful framing and waterproofing details Morevbvddzfsecrx

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