Deck Safety Inspection
Your deck is the perfect place to enjoy warm weather with friends and loved ones. However, a poorly maintained or unsafe deck could possibly collapse, causing serious injuries to you and your guests. Deck Safety, experts at Berkey’s Decks & Remodeling recommend homeowners Check Your Deck ® before starting to plan family activities.
“Our number one priority and message to local residents is to ensure that their decks are safe for use”. Says Peter Berkey, Certified Deck Safety Inspector, Berkey’s Decks & Remodeling, a member of the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA). & “Outdoor structures like decks are exposed to sun, rain, snow, and extreme temperature changes over the years. The need to maintain and inspect them is critical for keeping decks strong and safe.”
Berkey’s Decks & Remodeling, a professional deck building company, supports the work of NADRA, which has created campaigns and educational programs, along with certifications for home inspectors, deck builders, remodelers, builders, code officials, engineers, architects, distributors, lumberyards, and manufacturers to improve proper installation practices.
“Your roof has a life expectancy. Your windows have a life expectancy. What about your deck?” Says Michael Beaudry, executive vice president of NADRA. “Consider the snowfall accumulations from just this past year. These heavy loads cause additional stress on outdoor structures and create a need to evaluate. With more than 60 million decks in the U.S., it is estimated that 30 million decks are past their useful life and need to be replaced or repaired.”
“It’s important for homeowners to have their decks checked on a yearly basis.”
With every inspection you will receive a complete report on every part of your deck. We will evaluate all of the components and identify any safety issues. The is no obligation to have Berkey's Decks & Remodeling preform any repairs that may be needed but we would be happy to provide you with a free estimate if you would like. All inspection are non evasive.