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Yes, It Is Possible To Overload Your Deck

Every year dozens of decks collapse across the United States causing minor and serious injuries. In almost all cases of deck collapse, overload is a factor. A well-made deck is built to hold a significant amount of weight, but every structure has its limits. It’s important for you as a homeowner to realize that your […]

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How You Know When It’s Time To Replace Your Home’s Deck

Just like every other structural component of your home, decks wear out over time. They may actually break down sooner than most of your other structures, because they are outside and must regularly face the elements (in San Diego that can mean lots of UV rays, heavy heat and occasional rain). How do you know […]

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How To Inspect The Structural Components Of A Deck

Learning to perform a basic deck inspection will help you understand the need for building codes and the why proper materials and fasteners will save you money in the long run and help ensure the safety of your family and friends for years to come. When inspecting a deck, make sure to review each of […]

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