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More stories about Structure

  • Deck Collapse While Showing House Ruins Realtor's Day

    For a New Jersey real estate agent, a residential deck failure came at the worst possible moment: while she was showing the house to a buyer.

  • Basement Stairs Transplant

    Stacking the basement stairs under the stairs to the second floor opens up the living space.

  • Fastening Deck Ledger to an I-Joist Floor

    If you need to attach a deck ledger to a house with I-Joist floors, first figure out if the rim board is structural and go from there

  • Gold Coat Joist Hangar Hardware

    Engineered for corrosive environments, such as right on the ocean.

  • Snow, Rain Cause Roof Collapses in Northeast

    A series of heavy snowstorms followed by two days of rain were too much for some roofs to handle in February.

  • Beefing Up a Brooklyn Brownstone's Floors and Roof

    A 100-year-old row house’s structural brick walls are more than adequate for the building’s loads. But the floors and roof? Not so much. Here’s a look at how the architect, engineer, and builder teamed up to get modern performance from a historic structure.

  • Fypon Mesa Beam

    This polyurethane beam sports a woodgrain texture and comes pre-primed. Useful for both interior and exterior applications, the beam's hollow core ensures that it's lightweight, too.

  • Damage From Roof Moss

    That green growth on your roof might be causing expensive damage to many parts of your home.

  • Tridion Importer Image Test

    Moment frames resist the force of bending or rotation with a rigid connection at the joint between the column and beam. Find out more about how these strategic assemblages can strengthen your structure.

  • Tridion Importer Image Test

    Moment frames resist the force of bending or rotation with a rigid connection at the joint between the column and beam. Find out more about how these strategic assemblages can strengthen your structure.