Deck Safety Tip 2

Closely check the attachment points between the house and deck.

Proper ledger board connection      Proper ledger board connection
Proper ledger board connection

Most decks fail at this connection; be sure to look for...

  • Bolts or lag screws regularly spaced.
  • Wood rot.
  • Flashing over the ledger board.

Other connection options are viable and compliant.  These critical connections are important to the continued safe use of your deck.

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