GRBD 107: Siding, Decks and Stairs

Class Program
Credits 5
Quarter Offered

This class will focus on three of the most functional and visible elements of any residential construction or light commercial project: siding, decks, and stairs. Code compliance will be a major focus of deck and stair system construction. This class may include students from multiple sections. 

  1. Apply both shear and non-shear compliant siding as well as the flashing and trim components.
  2. Explain deck code compliance, as it applies to fasteners, spans, and design.
  3. Design and build code compliant small deck project complete with stairs.
  4. Demonstrate proper stair system design, layout, and placement.
  5. Develop and submit a deck addition permit application, as required by local building department.