Reprinted with permission from Professional Deck Builders Magazine. The headlines scream “preventable.” These headlines often begin, “Deck [Porch, Balcony] Collapses”, and end with words like, “Killed…Injured…Hurt…Dead.” And, due to increased load, these events often occur when maximum numbers of people are exposed to harm: wedding receptions, parties, family barbecues, even wakes. These tragic stories all […]