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Deck Toolbox – November 11 – Berkeley

D E C K   Toolbox 


Saturday, Nov 11th, 2017

Berkeley, CA

Sponsored by the San Francisco-Peninsula Chapter of CREIA


 Learn the basics for inspecting & reporting on DECKS!

7+ signs that it’s time to repair or replace a deck



$125.00 in advance

$150.00 at the door

Register by following this link  register/make-a-payment

Questions?  or call Patrick @ 415-595-5457


Morning presentations by Skip Walker

 8:30 to 10:15    Explore important elements of Deck Inspecting & Reporting

What to look for; Difference Between Decks & Balconies,  Tell tale signs of potential failure; Flashing elements; Guard Rail issues; Stair and handrail issues; 
Discussion on how we are working, and what we might do to create a CREIA SOP for decks
ICC Preferred Provider Course Aproval Pending for .2 ICC PP Credits


10:30 to 12:30    Deck Fasteners & Hardware

Newer Decks Are Showing Metal Failure at an Alarming Rate

Discover the things to look out for……and how to write it up!

PT Lumber and Fastener/Structural Connector Corrosion Issues 
ICC Preferred Provider Course #  13477  Approved for .2 ICC PP Credits

Afternoon presentation by Patrick Burger


1:00 to 3:00    Cantilevered Balcony’s

How they’re built; How they should be built; and, How we should inspect and report on cantilevered assemblies; Discussion on what we might do to create a CREIA SOP for Exterior Elevated Elements


3:00 to 4:00   Questions & Answers



Truitt & White Lumber Co.       1817 – 2nd St.     Berkeley, CA 94710

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