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North American Deck and Railing Association

The number of deck failures and resulting injuries has been increasing at an alarming rate. 40 million decks in the United States are over 20 years old, so it's crucial for homeowners to check their decks. The purpose of the new video is to reach more people in a shorter amount of time.

"I think Precision Fence Company drives home the message that decks don't last forever, they need to be maintained, and they need to be inspected. As we turn to our decks for outdoor living, we must be aware of the hazards that can be created...and avoided." Says Glenn Mathewson, NADRA's Technical Advisor & Master Code Professional.

We are dedicated to increasing public awareness of the necessity for regular inspection and maintenance of existing decks and proper installation of new decks.

Older decks especially need scrutiny. Many were built before code requirements were in place to protect consumers. Some of these decks may have deck-to-house attachments using only nails. Others have become weakened through the years, and the owners don't realize how close to collapse they may be.

Deck failures can be avoided. t's a matter of making the consumer aware of the necessity of choosing a pro- fessional deck contractor, providing regular maintenance and inspection and knowing the limits of the deck structure. The problems will continue to grow, he notes, as there are more than 40 million decks in the country that are more than 20 years old. By making homeowners and businesses aware of the need to have their decks and porches repaired, we help prevent or reduce these needless injuries and deaths.

For a Certified Precision Fence Deck Inspection, please call us or click here to schedule an appointment.