How not to have the deck you sold end up on the 6:00 news.
Despite advanced building codes, faulty ledger flashing, poor connections to the house, and wobbly newel posts are move common that you think. But specialty hardware, fasteners and flashings are all on your shelves right now to make the job easier and to avoid that dreaded phone call.
- Attaching ledgers incorrectly
- Failing to flash ledgers properly
- Weak installation of guardrail posts
- Using the wrong connectors and the wrong fasteners
Deck Building Blunders 101 at LBM Expo
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
1:15 PM – 1:45 PM
Demo Zone #2
About LBM Expo Demo Zone #2: No More Callbacks
Help your customers avoid their worst nightmare. .
Avoiding the most common (and costly) construction mistakes should be a priority for both you and your builder customer. That often means choosing a product with a higher upfront cost, something builders may be reluctant to do. You need to help them understand that at times choosing a more expensive product may in fact save them expensive callbacks. We will show you how to do that.