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13 05, 2020

Feeney, Inc. Partners with NADRA to Promote Deck Safety

By |2020-07-06T15:12:00-05:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|

OAKLAND, Calif. – May 13, 2020 – Feeney, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high quality stainless steel and aluminum railing systems, has teamed up with NADRA (North American Deck and Railing Association) to promote deck safety during Deck Safety Month®. Presented each May by NADRA, Deck Safety Month® is focused on raising awareness [...]

6 05, 2020

CAMO® Supports NADRA’s Deck Safety Month® in May and Helps Contractors Build a Better, Safer Deck

By |2020-07-06T15:09:02-05:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

National Nail’s CAMO® deck fastening brand partners with the North American Deck & Railing Association's (NADRA) Deck Safety Month® in May to look out for worker safety as well as encourage creating decks that are safer for homeowners. During these unprecedented times, safety is top of mind for both homeowners and [...]

6 05, 2020

MoistureShield Raises Safety Awareness with North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) for Deck Safety Month® in May 2020

By |2020-07-06T15:13:38-05:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , , |

MoistureShield partners with NADRA as a Safety Ambassador to create awareness for Deck Safety Month® and encourages homeowners to ensure their deck is safe before planning family activities. At a time when safety has never been more important for deck builders and their customers,MoistureShield is partnering with NADRA as a Safety Ambassador [...]

4 05, 2020

Montgomery County’s Department of Permitting Services to Celebrate May as ‘Building Safety Month’ with Series of Events Including Free Residential Deck Inspections

By |2020-07-06T15:20:44-05:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Ask NADRA, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |

Montgomery County’s Department of Permitting Services (DPS) will join in the celebration of the 40th Annual “Building Safety Month” with a series of activities including free inspections of residential decks. The theme of this year’s worldwide safety campaign is “Safer Buildings, Safer Communities, Safer World.” The theme highlights the importance of [...]

2 05, 2020

National Deck Safety Month®

By |2020-07-06T14:40:43-05:00May 2nd, 2020|Categories: Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

As seen in the ASHI Reporter May is Deck Safety Month® and once again, we’d like to spotlight the partnership that ASHI has with the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA). ASHI’s relationship with NADRA over the years has helped raise awareness of just how important home inspectors are when [...]

30 04, 2020

May is Deck Safety Month®

By |2020-07-06T15:13:19-05:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

NADRA Encourages you to Check Your Deck® This May During Deck Safety Month® and throughout the year, homeowners can take advantage of resources and tools from the North American Decking and Railing Association to ensure the security and longevity of their decks. Quakertown, PA – (April 30th, 2020) – May is Deck Safety [...]

7 04, 2020

When the Building Department Closes

By |2020-07-06T15:09:03-05:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

By: Glenn Mathewson Let’s avoid the discussion about “why” building departments are closing, reducing services, or not doing certain inspections.  For virus advice, please head to the CDC or your local health department. In this article, let’s use our First Amendment right and discuss ideas for deck builders that need and [...]

11 03, 2020

NADRA Code Update

By |2020-07-06T15:09:03-05:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

March 11, 2020: ASCE-7 Subcommittee meeting on Minimum Design Loads: By: Mark Guthrie, NADRA Code Committee Members of NADRA's Code Committee participated in a call held last Wednesday by the ASCE-7 Subcommittee on Minimum Design Loads.  We were there due to a proposal under consideration by this influential group of engineers [...]

5 11, 2019

NADRA Code Update: What Happens in Vegas…

By |2020-07-06T15:09:09-05:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , |

By Glenn Mathewson, NADRA Technical Advisor …doesn’t stay in Vegas, at least not when it’s about deck code!  Here’s a recap of what to expect in your 2021 International Residential Code from the ICC Public Comment Hearing that occurred in Las Vegas last week.  This information is as fresh as it [...]

24 10, 2019

NADRA Code Update: Should Decks be Built Like Stairs?

By |2020-07-06T15:09:09-05:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , |

October 2019 Update By: Glenn Mathewson Some believe they should.  Stair treads must resist the same uniform load as decking, but with an added requirement to resist a 300 lb. concentrated load at mid span.  Consider the impact your feet place on treads as you come running down them. This extra [...]