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2010 

Porch and Deck safety   Now that I have posted a few examples of badly constructed porches ,and decks have been mentioned here, do you know what the difference is between porches ,balconies and decks is? A balcony has no support at all from the ground (no posts for support)and hangs off the struc...
10/18/2010
It has been a long time since my last blog (2008) talk about brain freeze so lets break the ice with a subject I care about that involves saving lives. Back in 2003 13 people died when a porch deck in Chicago's Lincoln Park collapsed.The porch was not built to support the weight of those on it an...
10/15/2010
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