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Angie’s List: Check Your Deck to Prevent Collapses
Every year we hear about decks collapsing and injuring – or even killing – several people. These aren’t isolated incidents. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says thousands of people are hurt on decks each year. The problem, according to the North American Deck and Railing Association, is that there are 40 million decks that are at least 20 years old and don’t comply with current building codes. How do you know if your deck is safe?