Next year is going to be a very busy year of hearings to develop the next edition of deck codes! Are you aware, involved, and supporting, or are you just letting others craft your future codes for you?
Culture, Management & Leadership Styles Someone told me a long time again that if you want to understand what a company is about, look at who’s at the top. If you like what you see there, you’ll probably like what you see throughout the company. Look at the top and you’ll [...]
On April 29th, 2021 NADRA code representative, Glenn Mathewson, participated in the International Code Council Committee Action Hearings for the development of the 2024 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code.
As people become more comfortable that Covid is under control, staycation rates may drop, reducing the spending from these funds that are also at an all-time high. Reduction in material cost should help stabilize the industry and remove the “not spend now” concerns but the “staycation” side of the equation may factor in as people begin to venture out again. When this occurs and people aren’t knocking down your doors with demand for work, or referrals slow down, where you are positioned as a contractor will again affect just how busy and profitable you are.
Bobby Parks talks about life as a contractor and how many hats we wear each day, and how easy it is to drop or neglect things when you try to carry too much of a load. Here are some examples of ways to begin to reduce the hat count and buy back more productive time for you.
How much of a deposit should you get when writing up a contract? Is 10%, enough? Is 50% too much? Having a payment process that’s fair and minimizes risk for both the customer and contractor simplifies things.
The 2021 edition of the International Residential Code is officially complete and ready for printing. Here’s a look at its main provisions.
The International Pool | Spa | Expo (PSP Expo) is excited to announce a new partnership with the North American Deck & Railing Association (NADRA).
MoistureShield Continues Successful Expansion with BlueLinx in Missouri, Nebraska and Tennessee Branch Locations
MoistureShield® has expanded distribution with four BlueLinx Corporation branch locations in Kansas City, MO; St. Louis, MO; Omaha, NE; and Nashville, TN.
Barrette Outdoor Living has completed the installation of a rooftop solar array on their 200,000 square foot aluminum fence and railing manufacturing facility in Brooksville, FL.