Flooring an L-Shaped Porch
What’s the best way to frame a T&G fir floor on an L-shaped porch to get...
Another Deck Failure
NADRA is sending the wrong message to homeowners when it warns the public about an alarming increase in deck failures
Less Talking, More Doing
Making decks safer is a better strategy for the deck building industry than...
2013 Product Review: Editor's Choice
The editor singles out four outstanding products from all those reviewed in PDB in 2013
Buzon Adjustable Screwjack Pedestals
Made from 80% recycled polypropylene, these pedestals are designed to support...
Deck Collapse While Showing House Ruins Realtor's Day
For a New Jersey real estate agent, a residential deck failure came at the worst...
Structural glass panels can be installed in a deck to bring daylight to the area...
Connecting Posts to Shallow Joists
It may be easier to connect the posts to the wall or roof structure than to...
Lateral Bracing Alternatives
Anchoring decks to the foundation rather than to the interior framing simplifies a...