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For decks on grade, deck girders shall be supported as specified on approved engineering plans using products such as NADRA member NCP Industries Handi-Block or Handi Pier. Click here to learn more.
When an anchor is installed into concrete, there is an area surrounding the anchor called a cone of influence in which the anchor is affecting
Canopies & Wind Understand this – A backyard canopy attached to the back of your house, a pergola/trellis, or a lightweight sunroom/screen room comprise
INTRODUCTION The main purpose foundations serve is to distribute and resist the forces or loads experienced by the host structure due to wind, rain, snow,
The term lag bolt implies a large diameter fastener with a bolt head square or hexagonal head, and the term lag screw indicates a fastener
There’s more to consider when designing interior glass than just how it looks. Turns out there are quite a few design and safety factors to
Concrete Footing Frost Protection – An Explanation Section 1809.5 of the Florida Building Code (2020) and 2015 & 2018 International Building Code describe the design
Per the 2015 National Design Specification for Wood Construction (NDS 2015), section 220.127.116.11, the minimum length of lag screw penetration Pmin not including the length