SIMPSON STRONG-TIE DECK CENTER
Are you planning on building a new deck, or do you simply want to ensure that your current deck is safe and code compliant? Whatever your decking needs, the Simpson Strong-Tie Deck Center has the solutions. From finding the right products to navigating building codes, their resources can help make the process easier and make your deck safer.
BUILDING SAFE, STRONG DECKS
Simpson Strong-Tie has an extensive line of products for building a new wood deck or reinforcing an existing deck. Whether you’re building a deck or have an existing deck, you should know how to evaluate its construction to make sure it’s structurally sound and safe. Using the proper structural connectors and fasteners, as well as regular maintenance, are the keys to a safe, strong deck. Check out the Simpson Deck Guide to learn about deck connection options and solutions for your project.
- Learn about the 10 Critical Connections.
- Learn about typical deck connection options, deck joist connections installed from the exterior, attaching a deck to a house that has brick veneer exterior, etc.
- Learn about the warning signs of an unsafe deck and how to determine if you need to repair, retrofit or rebuild your deck, and so much more.
VIDEO: SIX WARNING SIGNS OF AN UNSAFE DECK
Did you know that deck collapses have increased by 20% since 2007? The good news is that deck failures are preventable. Simpson recommends that decks be inspected annually to ensure that all connections are still strong. Jim Mattison, Simpson Strong-Tie training specialist, walks you through the six warning signs of an unsafe deck and the ten critical connections that make your deck safe and strong. Check out the video.