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How to Build a Stronger Deck Video Series

We think about decks all year round at Simpson Strong-Tie and as the weather warms up, we know folks are ready to enjoy the outdoors on their decks. Whether you’re a professional contractor building a deck or a homeowner dreaming about your new deck, we’re here to help. Our educational Build a Stronger Deck video series guides you through the most important components of building a safer, stronger deck.

Get the Guide

The DCA6 Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide is a resource to meet IRC requirements. Our new technical bulletin lists specific model numbers of hangers, fasteners and anchors to meet the DCA6 provisions.

Video: Post Base Connections
Post Base
Video: Deck Ledger Connections
Video: Deck Beam Connections
Video: Deck Joist Connections
Video: Deck Guard Posts
Guard Post
Video: Deck Stair Stringer
Stair Stringer
Video: Deck Boards
Deck Boards
Video: Fastener Connections
Fastener Connections

More Deck and Outdoor Living Resources

Strong-Tie Deck Center

If you’re looking for ideas, inspiration and design resources, visit our Deck Center, which features deck planning and design tools as well as product information and safety tips that will help you get started on building a safe, strong and stylish deck.

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