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5 11, 2019

NADRA Code Update: What Happens in Vegas…

By |2021-08-30T08:34:39-05:00November 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 |2021-08-30T08:34:39-05:00October 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 [...]

28 08, 2019

NADRA Code Update – Proposals RB185-19 and RB301-19 Guard Post Connections

By |2021-08-30T08:34:39-05:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

August 29th, 2019 By: Glenn Mathewson The latest 2018 edition of the International Residential Code provides a complete package of prescriptive structural design tables for decks... sort of...  When we think of structural design, most people imagine the skeleton of ledgers, joists, beams, and posts. At this completion, one might be [...]

3 07, 2019

NADRA Code Update

By |2021-08-30T08:34:40-05:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , |

July 3rd, 2019 By: Glenn Mathewson To finish a marathon, you’ve got to push through the last mile.  Such is the same with developing a new edition of the International Residential Code.  Thousands of people are currently running a marathon toward the 2021 IRC, and though they are halfway through, there’s [...]

8 05, 2019

NADRA Code Update

By |2021-08-30T08:34:41-05:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

May 8th, 2019 Notes from NADRA's Code Committee Chair, Mark Guthrie: Building codes are always going to play a critical part in the safety, growth and public perception of our industry.  NADRA recognizes this and has been dedicating an increasing amount of time and resources to better understanding and shaping the codes that [...]

2 05, 2019

NADRA Code Update

By |2021-08-30T08:34:41-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

ICC Committee Action Hearings, Group B Codes - Albuquerque, 2019: May 2nd, 2019 Update - By: Glenn Mathewson Deep into the IRC Committee Action Hearings. So far the deck industry has been well represented by The North American Deck and Railing Association and our friends in the Deck Code Coalition. Preview of our accomplishments as the [...]

1 05, 2019

NADRA Provides Deck Safety Marketing Resources to Help the Industry Boost Business this Spring

By |2021-08-30T08:34:41-05:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Contact: Michael BeaudryPhone: 215-679-4884Email: Info@NADRA.org In honor of Deck Safety Month®, the North American Decking and Railing Association reminds professionals to take advantage of exclusive Deck Safety Marketing Resources along with press release templates, graphics, ads, social media content, flyers, and more. Quakertown, PA  (May 1st, 2019) - With more than [...]

30 04, 2019

May is Deck Safety Month®

By |2021-08-30T08:34:41-05:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , , |

Contact: Michael BeaudryPhone: 215-679-4884Email: Info@NADRA.org Love Spending Time Outdoors? NADRA Encourages you to Check Your Deck® 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 [...]

24 04, 2019

Is Your Business Prepared for Deck Safety Month®?

By |2021-08-30T08:34:41-05:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , |

May is Deck Safety Month® Did you know that NADRA provides members a plethora of FREE marketing materials for this annual deck safety initiative? They are available now in the members section of NADRA.org. *Only current members of NADRA have access to these marketing tools. If you think your membership is [...]

11 04, 2019

NADRA Code Challenge

By |2021-08-30T08:34:41-05:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

April 11th, 2019: By Judy Verblaauw The Challenge is on! Let's Go NADRA Members!!!  During the last Southeast regional meeting, Glenn Mathewson spoke about the code changes that have been proposed and what it could mean for our industry.  At the Northeast regional meeting, Bruce Verblaauw discussed the same things.  After [...]

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