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11 05, 2022

Guidance for Generating or Disposing Treated Wood Waste in California

By |2022-05-11T09:10:06-05:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

The wood treating industry has developed a website at www.TWWDisposal.org to assist Californians and businesses in properly disposing TWW. Detailed information on the following topics for TWW generators can be reviewed on the website.

10 05, 2022

New Website Offers Guidance on Treated Wood Disposal in California

By |2022-05-10T08:40:30-05:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

Contractors working with treated wood, have a new online resource that will help you stay in compliance with state regulations. The online resource tools are attached and can be found at www.twwdisposal.org.  

3 05, 2022

Owens Corning to Acquire WearDeck

By |2022-05-03T12:34:41-05:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |

Owens Corning announced today that it signed an agreement with JR Plastics Corporation to acquire WearDeck, a premium producer of composite weather-resistant decking for commercial and residential applications in North America. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary conditions, and is anticipated to close by the end of the second quarter.

3 05, 2022

LinkedIn Adds New Profile Links and Newsletter Promotion Options

By |2022-05-03T18:20:55-05:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Business Practices, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , |

LinkedIn has added a new option to showcase a link on your profile, along with new analytics tools for group posts, a video trimming feature on mobile, and new newsletter display options. First off, on the showcase link, which is likely the most useful element for most users.

28 04, 2022

Check Your Deck® During Deck Safety Month® in May

By |2022-04-30T09:57:42-05:00April 28th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , |

The North American Deck and Railing Association, NADRA, stresses the importance of May’s National Deck Safety Month’s® initiatives and recommend that all homeowners Check Your Deck® before inviting loved ones out onto your deck.

12 04, 2022

NADRA Presents 2021 National Awards in Clearwater Beach, FL

By |2022-04-12T14:08:22-05:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA Awards, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Over 74 National Winners with over 136 Official Partners for the 2021 NADRA Awards were presented at the two-day event at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL.The North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) recognizes and promotes excellence in the outdoor living & decking industry. Each year, the organization honors outstanding deck, dock, and porch Professionals projects at this prestigious awards presentation & celebration. 

5 04, 2022

NADRA’s March 2022 Code Update

By |2022-04-06T19:36:22-05:00April 5th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Leadership|Tags: , , , , |

Published April 5th, 2022 By Glenn Mathewson This month was spent preparing for the Committee Action Hearings and attending them at the end of the month.  I had various meetings and communications with other industry professionals to discuss concerns found in each other proposals and to address disagreements.  I arrived at [...]

9 03, 2022

Code Update by Glenn Mathewson

By |2022-03-09T09:30:48-05:00March 9th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Published March 2022 With our IRC proposals submitted in January, most of February was spent awaiting the publishing of the complete package of ICC Group B proposals, expected in the last week of the month.  Prior to this, on Feb 14th, I attended an ICC Code Correlation Committee meeting.  Two of [...]

13 01, 2022

Deck Builder, New Castle Building Group, Launches Manufacturing and Distribution Capabilities for Innovative “New Castle Steel” Deck Framing Materials

By |2022-01-13T15:53:38-05:00January 13th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release, Product Highlight|Tags: , , , |

Contractors and consumers can now buy New Castle Steel tracks, beams, joists, and other building materials for decking substructures directly from New Castle Building Group.

29 12, 2021

Oldcastle APG Acquires Recycling and Mulch Operations of South Jersey Agriculture Products

By |2021-12-29T14:25:22-05:00December 29th, 2021|Categories: Ask NADRA, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

vOldcastle APG, a CRH company, has acquired the recycling and mulch operations of South Jersey Agriculture Products (SJAP), a leading regional manufacturer of lawn and garden products located in southern New Jersey. A long-time co-packing partner, SJAP fits seamlessly into Oldcastle APG's existing portfolio, elevating Oldcastle APG's manufacturing capabilities in the soil and mulch product categories. Made entirely from recycled materials, SJAP's lawn and garden products not only improve outdoor aesthetics, but also promote soil health and biodiversity in outdoor areas.

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