Industry Brief

1 05, 2023 Calls on Decking and Outdoor Living Industry Professionals to Prioritize Deck Safety with Check Your Deck® Campaign

By |2023-05-01T12:13:49-05:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Press Release, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

As professionals in the industry, we have a responsibility to educate homeowners and businesses on the importance of deck safety. We encourage deck builders, lumberyards, manufacturers, and inspectors to join NADRA in promoting Deck Safety Month® and sharing NADRA's resources with their customers. By doing so, we can help ensure user safety, as well as extend the deck's lifespan, improve appearance, and increase livability.

20 03, 2023

All Decked Out: Fortress Building Products Rolls Out DIY/PRO-Friendly Deck Kits Ahead of Summer 2023

By |2023-03-20T14:11:21-05:00March 20th, 2023|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release, Product Highlight|Tags: , , |

To meet continued demand for outdoor home improvement ahead of the 2023 selling season, Fortress Building Products adds customizable Deck Kits to its line-up of best-in-class outdoor living solutions. True to the company’s Total Solution approach, Fortress® Deck Kits include steel deck framing, decking and railing in a complete package for a simplified deck category ordering experience and installation process.

15 02, 2023

Perma-Column® to Unveil its Newest Innovation at the NFBA Show

By |2023-02-22T10:59:09-05:00February 15th, 2023|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release, Product Highlight|Tags: , , , |

Perma-Column® elevates the post-frame industry again with the introduction of its newest post-frame foundation component: precast concrete skirt boards. A patented product, precast skirt boards have an innovative hybrid concrete-wood design that eliminates all wood contact with the ground. The industry gets its first look at the precast skirt boards at the National Frame Building Association trade show Feb. 22.

14 02, 2023

RDI® Elevation™ Rail Wins “Most Innovative Building Material” at the 2023 NAHB International Builders’ Show®

By |2023-02-22T11:10:45-05:00February 14th, 2023|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Product Highlight|Tags: , , , |

Oldcastle APG and Barrette Outdoor Living's RDI Elevation Rail won a Best of IBS Award for Most Innovative Building Material at the 2023 NAHB International Builders' Show (IBS). This marks the second consecutive Best of IBS Award for Barrette Outdoor Living after its Decorative Screen Panels took home the Best Outdoor Product Award in 2022.

25 01, 2023


By |2023-01-25T09:35:30-05:00January 25th, 2023|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release, Product Highlight|Tags: , , |

Digger Specialties Inc. (DSI), a leading manufacturer of outdoor living materials, features industry leading Westbury Aluminum Railing systems in a wide selection of styles. Westbury Riviera Series aluminum railing is the perfect choice to complement any deck, porch, or balcony where wood, composite, or PVC deck boards are used and can also be used for interior applications. 

25 01, 2023

CAMO® Introduces New Code-Compliant Structural Screws to Complete Any Project

By |2023-01-25T09:16:41-05:00January 25th, 2023|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release, Product Highlight|Tags: , , , |

Known for delivering innovative tools and fasteners for deck builders, National Nail’s CAMO® brand takes its product innovation to a new level with a new line of high-performance structural screws. Certified IRC/IBC code compliant and rigorously third-party tested and certified by DrJ Engineering, CAMO Structural Screw applications include the deck substructure, internal framing, ledger and general construction. They will be demonstrated at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, Booth C 6942, Central Hall.

23 01, 2023

SPAX Engineered Fasteners Set to Expand SPAX Crew of Influencers in 2023

By |2023-01-23T13:22:14-05:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release, Product Highlight|Tags: , , , , |

SPAX Engineered Fasteners works with a nationwide network of elite pro contractors and craftsmen to showcase projects made with SPAX structural fasteners and drive demand for the products at lumber yards and building supply stores.  “Among pro contractors and advanced DIY-ers who use our fasteners, SPAX has extremely strong recognition and brand loyalty. Our goal with the SPAX Crew is to build relationships with these influencers and amplify their voices, letting them tell their unique stories about why they choose SPAX,” said Robert Knecht, SPAX Marketing Director.   “The SPAX Crew program aims to engage multiple audience levels, from everyday product users to larger-scale influencers with hundreds of thousands of followers. SPAX Crew members share social content about their projects and receive branded SPAX swag and product samples. It’s a win-win,” said Knecht.

23 01, 2023

Trex Company Announces New Products for 2023

By |2023-01-23T11:17:08-05:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release, Product Highlight|Tags: , , , |

When it comes to outdoor living, Trex Company (NYSE:TREX) sets the standard and consistently raises the bar for style, performance and aesthetics. This year, the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, and leader in high-performance, low-maintenance outdoor products, continues to lead the way for the industry with an array of new product introductions designed for today’s living spaces and lifestyles.

12 01, 2023

​LDX – The Legacy Day Experience

By |2023-01-12T13:08:22-05:00January 12th, 2023|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

This past March in Clearwater, at the NADRA National+ Deck Awards, we had the opportunity to introduce you to the Legacy Decks Academy.  The Academy is a game-changing organization that is dedicated to helping professionals in the deck building industry succeed. 

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