October 21, 2009
New book from ICC cuts through 850+ pages of the IRC and gets down to where the business of building decks intersects with the code. And an added plus –…
August 27, 2009
Heard of TimberSil? Wondered how it's different than ordinary pressure treated lumber? Mike Guertin tried it out on a 900 sf deck last year and reports on what it is,…
July 8, 2009
Simple tips to make your Ipé deck installation safer and faster.
May 21, 2009
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…
April 16, 2009
Plastic piers require no concrete or cinder blocks, and they can handle a load of 10,000 lb. as soon as the hole is backfilled.
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