deck inspections in: Deck Inspections: Is Your Deck Properly Attached To The Building? - 05/08/12 03:21 AM
May is National Deck Safety Month, so I'm going to start off this month by writing about the most common cause of deck collapses - improper attachment to a building.  Most decks are supported on one side by the building, and on the opposite side by the earth.  The photo below shows a deck collapse that happened here in Minnesota, and this is exactly how most decks collapse.  The cause of collapse is quite obvious - it wasn't attached properly.

Is your deck properly attached to the building?  It's not always possible to know for sure, but today I'll discuss … (23 comments)

 
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