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This grade-level freestanding deck is supported by metal post anchors and steel plates instead of concrete piers.
By Andrew Wormer (see the original article on Professional Deck Builder)
California builder Richard Houghton is my kind of guy … literally. And he’s your kind of guy too, if one of our recent Reader’s Surveys – which found that more than 80% of PDB readers (or at least the PDB readers who responded to this particular poll question) are over the age of 50 – is accurate. So when he told me that he had come to dread digging deep holes and lugging heavy bags of concrete for footings, I could relate. That’s a young man’s game.
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