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    Composite decking safety

    Gardeners

    How can I maximise safety on a composite-based deck?

    Asked by Christian on 12th Apr 2021
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    TAG Housing Maintenance

    "Composite decking is safe and also better than pressure treated lumber which is harmful to man and pets. When you say maximise safety, what do you mean?
    Do you mean is it safe? It is safe, there is no more danger or risk with this than any other material."

    Answered on 12th Aug 2021 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
    Bodan Home & Garden Services

    "We recommend installing diagonal knee braces to help support decks that are over 10' high. Decks with an above grade pier footing type should have bracing installed to prevent the post base from acting as a pivot. Bracing comes in many forms but is always used to prevent racking and increase the frames stiffness."

    Answered on 26th Jul 2021 - Member since May 2021 - report

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