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Code-Compliant Screwed Guardrail-Post Connections

Code-Compliant Screwed Guardrail-Post Connections

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A new Simpson Strongtie Engineering Letter outlines how to use the SDWS Timber screws and blocking to secure deck guard posts to the deck frame in 4 configurations that meet the 500 lb concentrated load test (ICC-ES AC273 test criteria).

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2009 Deck Code Changes - Pay Attention!

2009 Deck Code Changes - Pay Attention!

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The 2009 International Residential Code (IRC) has a number of big changes when it comes to framing decks. If your state, county or town will be adopting the ’09 IRC you’d better take a look at a copy of the code before you get a code violation.

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