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...
Bad Deck-Ledger Behavior?
A reader questions whether a point load on a deck ledger can actually cause a catastrophic failure of the ledger
Nova Scotia Deck collapse leads to injuries
Emergency personnel were called to a home on Brazil Lake in Nova Scotia, on Friday...
A deck collapse in a Chicago suburb over the Memorial Day holiday pitched seven...