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17 05, 2022


By |2022-05-17T13:03:52-05:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Product Highlight|Tags: , , , |

Trex Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative composite decking and leader in high-performance, low-maintenance outdoor living products, is expanding on the impeccable pedigree of its premium Transcend decking line with the introduction of Trex Transcend® Lineage™. This new generation product heralds what’s next in outdoor living with refined aesthetics, trend-forward colors and enhanced performance features.

12 05, 2022

Discover AXIS™ Structural Wood Screws

By |2022-05-12T12:37:30-05:00May 12th, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Product Highlight, Sponsored Content|Tags: , , , |

The AXIS™ Structural Wood Screw is the next step in fastener design. Every facet has been evaluated and improved (patents pending). Our extra sharp Fast Start Tip saves you time onsite and the Twin Blades outperform the competitor’s knurls. The Turbine Ribs ensure an incredibly clean finish. Its cup shaped, countersinking head, provides unparalleled holding power and less risk of splitting the wood.

12 05, 2022

MoistureShield® Introduces New Joist Tape to Protect Deck Substructures

By |2022-05-12T11:41:11-05:00May 12th, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release, Product Highlight, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

MoistureShield, a division of Oldcastle APG®, a CRH Company, today announced the launch of MoistureShield Joist Tape, a protective adhesive designed to increase deck lifespans by protecting their substructures from the elements. The patented acrylic adhesive and woven cloth substrate forms a tight seal over joists and deck screws to prevent moisture infiltration, enhancing the longevity of any deck frame and adding up to ten years* to the life of wood and metal-framed decks.

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 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

Behind the LBM 100

By |2022-05-10T08:58:02-05:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Business Practices, Industry Brief, Industry News, Leadership|Tags: , , , , |

Since we’re 100% privately held and are fortunate to have strong support from the LBM community, we’re able to do what we want. As it happens, what we want is to help you and other members of the LBM community build your business, your sales, and your brand. That’s what’s “Behind the LBM 100,” and everything else we do. As my friend Michael Beaudry, Executive VP of NADRA likes to say, “It’s about doing the right things for the right reasons, and having fun doing them.”

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  

3 05, 2022

The Biggest Promotion of My Life

By |2022-05-04T07:59:00-05:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , |

Heather A. Marchand has stepped down after 16 years working with NADRA, most currently as the Director of National Programs & Marketing, to spend more time with her children. “I've been promoted to the most fantastic gig I could have ever dreamed of,” she said. Although she will no longer be involved in NADRA’s day-to-day activities, NADRA members will still see her at the upcoming DeckExpo and the NADRA Awards.

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.

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