How To Spot A Deck In Trouble Before Disaster Strikes
There’s no better view of summer on a sunny day than a backyard deck. It’s the stuff dreams and Norman Rockwell paintings are made of.
Unfortunately, there are few scarier feelings than standing on a rickety, creaky deck. For as the Reading (Pa.) Eagle’s Karen Chandler notes, “the potential problems lurking in a poorly maintained or non-inspected deck could spell catastrophe for homeowners, families or guests.” And there’s no check engine light that goes off automatically when a deck’s in structural trouble.