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12 07, 2017

Anatomy of an Inherently Dangerous Deck, Part I & II

By |2021-08-30T08:35:27-05:00July 12th, 2017|Categories: Ask NADRA, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , |

Anatomy of an Inherently Dangerous Deck, Part II By: Brian Foley Whenever I go out of town, I notice the differences in deck construction, particularly in other states that don’t have a robust or uniform building code like Virginia.  One of the most common mistakes I can easily see from my [...]

15 07, 2015

Connecting Deck Ledgers to MPC Wood Trusses

By |2021-08-30T08:38:03-05:00July 15th, 2015|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Connecting Deck Ledgers to MPC Wood Trusses The connection of residential deck ledgers to MPC floor trusses is not covered by the 2012 IRC (Table R507.2 and R507.2.1) that gives fastener requirements for the connection a deck ledger to a solid-sawn house band.  The ledger connection is especially difficult when the deck ledger [...]

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