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griz 06-23-2015 11:45 PM

Berkeley deck collapse findings
 
here it is:

http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/23/us/ber...rot/index.html

Calidecks 06-24-2015 12:33 AM

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Doesn't look like they have placed blame on anyone YET.

greg24k 06-24-2015 06:08 AM

Lawyers will go after everyone who has anything to do with that building and anyone involved with the construction.

CO762 06-24-2015 06:13 AM

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Originally Posted by Californiadecks (Post 3182465)
Doesn't look like they have placed blame on anyone YET.

cnn--it'll be global warming. ;)

Tom M 06-24-2015 06:33 AM

Wonder if it was even treated lumber.

TNTRenovate 06-24-2015 06:33 AM

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Originally Posted by CO762 (Post 3182786)
cnn--it'll be global warming. ;)

Climate change since we have been in a 10 year cooling period.

Tom M 06-24-2015 06:49 AM

CNN will say the joists were racist

maninthesea 06-24-2015 07:55 AM

Print up some business cards and door magnets, " certified balcony inspector". It's a profession about to be born. You can get in at the ground floor and work your way up.

EricBrancard 06-24-2015 09:19 PM

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It's amazing how the code books (and those who lobby the code makers....) focus so much on connectors and hardware when flashing should be a much bigger priority.

kixnbux 06-24-2015 11:02 PM

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Originally Posted by EricBrancard (Post 3185978)
It's amazing how the code books (and those who lobby the code makers....) focus so much on connectors and hardware when flashing should be a much bigger priority.


I'm sure like most things one can simply follow the money trail for the answer lol


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