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6 05, 2020

How “The Floor is Lava” and other adventures in the office have improved business relationships  during the pandemic.

By |2020-07-06T15:22:31-05:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Ask NADRA, Business Practices, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , |

By: Heather A. Marchand Are you working harder than ever? I don't know about you, but I am.  I've got 4 new co-workers at my home office. They are loud, they are demanding, they interrupt my meetings, they run around my desk yelling at me that "the floor is lava!", they [...]

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 [...]

29 04, 2020

Regal ideas Inc. Donates Microwaves to Help Support The Atira Women’s Resource Society.

By |2020-07-06T15:12:35-05:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |

(Delta, BC) – Regal ideas Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of Aluminum railing systems has sourced and donated 100 microwaves to the Atira Women’s Resource Society in Vancouver, BC.  Atira Women’s Resource Society is dedicated to supporting women and children affected by violence by offering safe and supportive housing by delivering [...]

28 04, 2020

The AZEK® Company Shifts Resources to Help Fight COVID-19

By |2020-07-06T15:12:42-05:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Ask NADRA, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , |

Chicago, Ill., Apr. 28, 2020 – Over the past month, we’ve seen businesses, brands, and individuals alike step up and give back to communities affected by COVID-19. These acts of kindness, both big and small, have offered a glimmer of hope in an otherwise frightening and stressful time.  The AZEK Company, [...]

28 04, 2020

National Nail Launches Versatile CAMO® LEVER™ Tool for Fast, Easy Deck Board Bending

By |2020-07-06T15:12:42-05:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Ask NADRA, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Grand Rapids, MI-- At CAMO, we know that you don’t have time to wrestle with deck boards –time is precious during installation and crews are getting smaller. Not to mention the strain on the body and potential board damage. As part of the CAMO experience that delivers ease, efficiency and profitability, [...]

22 04, 2020

TREX BRAND STRENGTH REINFORCED BY TWO HIGH-PROFILE INDUSTRY REPORTS

By |2020-07-06T15:12:35-05:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: |

Decking Leader Sweeps Builder Brand Use Study and Tops Green Builder Media Brand Index The composite decking category has never been more competitive, but there’s no question as to which brand industry professionals prefer most. Trex, the leading manufacturer of high-performance, wood-alternative decking and railing, surpassed all others in recent studies [...]

22 04, 2020

The Overuse of the words: “uncertain times”

By |2020-07-06T15:29:21-05:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Ask NADRA, Industry Brief, Industry News, Leadership, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , |

By: Heather A. Marchand I use gmail. If I click on my "promotions" tab, I can guarantee that 8 out of 10 promotional emails use the word "uncertain". In fact, just for fun, I searched my email for "uncertain". How many times do you think I found the word?  TWO HUNDRED [...]

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 [...]