The roof deck forms one of your home's critical shields of protection from high winds and rain. Unfortunately, if this shield is not fastened properly, it may be lost during high winds. While the loss of roof coverings can make your home vulnerable to water infiltration, loss of the roof's sheathing, often referred to as decking, can..
Washington State Magazine's article Making. Decks Safer reports Decks cause more injuries and loss of life than any other part of the home structure. Except for hurricanes and tornadoes, more injuries may be connected to deck failures than all other wood building components and loading cases combined. While decks..
3. Look at the roof deck for rotting, delaminating, warping or other signs it may be structurally unsound. If any of these signs exist, replace damaged sections with similar materials of the same thickness. Re-nail the roof deck. 4. Install additional fasteners as needed to provide a more wind-resistant connection of the roof deck
The Hurricane Deck Bridge was one of the most similar bridges to the I-35W Mississippi River bridge in the nation and the most identical in Missouri. However, it was in much better condition than the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge. It was of the Deck-truss construction for Vehicular traffic. The Hurricane Deck Bridge had a..
These are inexpensive and are a good precaution to use wherever high winds may be a problem especially in zones where hurricanes and tornadoes are common. Be sure that the hurricane ties and fasteners are compatible with new pressure treated lumber. Hurricane ties will not usually be required by your local building..
Paverdeck is maintenance-free, fireproof, has a long lifespan, light weight, and superior strength which make it an ideal investment for residential decks, commercial patios, rooftop terraces, docks, storm water management, and other projects. This certification helps homeowners, contractors, and the architectural..
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Aug 9, 2013 . In this installment I discuss why I cross block & why I'm installing the hurricane ties. The cross-blocking adds significant structural rigidity to the deck. So much so, I'm going to cross-block the long runs 1/2 way between beams before I weather seal the tops and begin decking. Thankfully the next few days is..
the deck is the most dangerous part of the house. Washington. State Magazine's article Making Decks Safer reports Decks cause more injuries and loss of life than any other part of the home structure. Except for hurricanes and tornadoes, more injuries may be connected to deck failures than all other wood building..
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Jun 30, 2017 . Still, the architects directed the contractor, Lead Dog Custom Homes, to build a network of concrete walls and piers to underpin the house and decking. Then, a design by Dirtworks, built by the Todd Group, covered much of that structure with enormous mounds of sand planted with beach grasses and plants..
Deck Building 16 - Installing the Railing In this step of building your custom deck, you'll be focusing on how to properly construct a general deck railing. A wooden .. Installing Hurricane Straps To Your Deck House Hurricane straps can be used to reinforce a deck house or a residence of any type, as long as the building
We can thank stormsand the building codes they inspirefor products that protect homes near the shore. . Composite decking: Composite decking: Low-maintenance,weather-resistant composite decking, such as the productpictured, looks even better after the storm season. Already popularfor their ability to..
Building a deck with Simpson Strong Tie Stainless Steel Hurricane Ties
Don Humphrey is spraying a cement and polymer mix onto the pool edge
Jan 9, 2017 . However, the downside of building a low pier is that waves will be knocking some of the decking off the pier every time there is a high wind. This leads to another problem, people get tired of replacing boards and start screwing them down, big mistake. If the boards are just nailed down, the waves will work a..
Jan 17, 2008 . Synopsis: When builder Michael Maines set out to build a balcony deck in Portland, Maine, he needed to make it strong enough to withstand the power of hurricanes and nor'easters. By using smart framing details and strong steel connectors, and planning the frame to promote drying, Maines and his crew..
Construction. Hurricane owners are always impressed with the high-quality fit and finish of their boats. That's why Hurricane is the best-selling deck boat on the water today. We build all our boats with top-of-the-line materials and industry-leading manufacturing techniques
Sep 5, 2012 . How do you build a deck that will stand up to some of the worst weather nature has to offer? To find out, we interviewed three builders who build on the beach. Their approaches are designed to protect the deck structure from wind and water damage and to keep finishes looking good over time. Given their..
Jan 30, 2018 . In coastal North Carolina, it's a balancing act to build decks that are functional, beautiful, and tough