Your deck is the perfect place to enjoy the warm weather with friends and loved ones. Without proper inspection your deck could be unsafe and potentially collapse or fail in some other way, causing serious injuries to you and your guests.
Older decks require closer scrutiny. Many of these decks were built before current International Building Code (IBC) requirements were in place for decks. If your deck is older, it is even more important to have it inspected by either a certified home inspector or a knowledgeable deck builder.
Below is a list of areas and components that should be periodically inspected including brief descriptions of what to look for.Read More