Whether you’re relaxing with a book, training to become the next Top Chef of bbq, or playing games with the kids; a deck can entice you to put everything behind you and go out and enjoy the great outdoors.
A simple deck, multiple level, or a screened in deck are a possibility with a little planning. Give us a call and within weeks you can be relaxing and enjoying your new deck. Bring us your design ideas and we can turn them into reality!
Deck Railing Codes and Requirements
All decks higher than 30″ above grade must have a guardrail. If you choose to install a guardrail on a deck lower than 30″, you must still meet code requirements. Decks attached to single family detached homes are regulated under the rules of the International Residential Code (IRC). The IRC requires guardrails to be at least 36″ in height, measured from the deck surface to the top of the rail. Commercial decks attached to multi-family buildings, such as apartment buildings or businesses, are regulated under the International Building Code (IBC). The IBC requires 42″ high guardrails. In either case, you are allowed to build taller guardrails as long as they conform to all other requirements stated in the code.