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mock

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Asking for a friend they have had a oak porch installed and within 3 months it's started splitting is this normal ? Regards Mock
 

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Yes totally normal as it begins to dry out. These aren't splits but rather cracks or "shakes". It's uncommon that they would be cause for concern.
 

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She really should have been told beforehand that this is what she should expect. It makes no difference to the strength or integrity of the structure.
 
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