All posts by Matthew Cornell

Matt Cornell is a structural engineer with 20 years experience in residential structural engineering. He lives in Samford Valley near Brisbane.

Checking Decks

Following recent catastrophic failures of decks in Victoria and Queensland, I urge you to have the deck or verandah on your house or investment property inspected regularly by a professional.

Our Australian climate is very harsh and even the most durable construction materials will eventually degrade. The defects might not be visually obvious to you – so have a professional Check your Deck!

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