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Understanding Deck Joist Spacing: Guidelines for Safe and Effective Deck Framing

Deck joists are horizontal framing components that provide support and stability to the deck's structural framework. As such,...

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Framing

What Deck Frame Do You Use for Composite Boards?

Composite decks have earned their reputation as a decking solution that's easy to care for and built to last. But while compo...

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Railing

Trending: Top Modern Balcony Railing Designs

“Balconies present the opportunity to do something fun and think outside the box to create a unique space you typically would...

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Framing

Why the Deck Substructure is the Most Important Part of Your Deck

When asked to picture a deck, it’s easy to conjure up mental images of a finished outdoor space, complete with stylish railin...

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Fencing

What is the Difference Between Commercial and Residential Fencing?

Experts at Security Today recommend fences as an important part of a multilayered security plan. After all, when it comes to...

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Framing

Wood Versus Steel Deck Framing

The "wood versus steel" argument is a hot one. On one hand, lumber has been the traditional deck framing material of choice f...

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Framing

Leveraging the Aesthetic Appeal of Steel Deck Framing

There are many reasons why contractors across the country are adopting steel as their deck framing material of choice. Strong...

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Framing

Building for Extreme Weather: Resilient Deck Framing Systems

A nonstop fury of severe weather and chaotic storms have plagued the U.S. this year and have racked up $7 billion dollars in...

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Lighting

Enhance Outdoor Safety with Deck Post Lights

Summer is just around the corner, which means that it's almost prime outdoor living season. Homeowners are gearing up for bar...

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Railing

Debunking Common Myths about Steel Deck Railing

Over the last few years, homeowners have increasingly gravitated towards wood-alternative outdoor building materials. No surp...

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Pergolas

Are All Pergola Materials Equal?

Pergolas are all the rage these days, and it's easy to see why. They add that 'wow' factor to a home's outdoor space and make...

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Framing

Steel Stair Framing: Is Building With Wood and Steel the Same?

The “wood versus steel” debate has been ongoing for years, especially when it comes to building critical outdoor systems like...

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Railing

Commercial Railing Solutions: Safety and Aesthetics in Business Spaces

Similar to residential construction, commercial patios, rooftop decks, mezzanines and similar outdoor spaces are typically re...

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Pergolas

Spring Life Back Into Your Outdoor Space With a Steel Pergola

Spring is here, which means that outdoor entertaining season is just around the corner. To prepare your home to welcome frien...

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Fencing

Benefits of High-Security Fencing for Businesses and Organizations

According to a 2023 U.S. Chamber of Commerce survey, an alarming 56 percent of small businesses reported theft, with 53 perce...

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