The Benefits of Diamond Piers Ever seen Diamond Piers supporting a deck? I’ve been seeing this newer method to install a footing for a deck on my home inspections lately and thought I’d share. Instead of having to dig, pour a concrete footing that extends below the frost line, wait
Post from 2017 showing a very loose railing that was not properly blocked in at the guard posts beneath
Why was the deck railing so loose? Look close and you’ll see that the nails are pulled entirely out of the ends of the joists where the rim joist was attached. The guard posts are bolted onto the rim joist…that is pretty much ready to fall off. Think about leaning
President & ASHI Certified Inspector
Greg Wayman is the President and ASHI Certified Inspector of Foundation-2-Rooftop, Inc. As a full-time inspector for over 19 years, he has conducted over 4,000 full home inspections.
Greg is Heat Exchanger Experts Certified and has his NE Radon Measurement License. View more.