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12 05, 2021

2024 International Pool and Spa Code Development

By |2021-08-30T08:34:10-05:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

On April 29th, 2021 NADRA code representative, Glenn Mathewson, participated in the International Code Council Committee Action Hearings for the development of the 2024 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code. 

30 04, 2021

CHECK YOUR DECK® DURING DECK SAFETY MONTH® IN MAY

By |2021-08-30T08:34:11-05:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , , |

CHECK YOUR DECK® DURING DECK SAFETY MONTH® IN MAY Make sure your deck is ready for outdoor entertaining Quakertown, PA – May 1, 2021 – This year is crucial for you to make sure your deck is in tip-top shape so you can entertain family and friends on your deck. That’s [...]

30 04, 2021

The North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) Awards Outstanding Successes in the Outdoor Living and Decking Industry

By |2021-08-30T08:34:11-05:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over 170 NADRA Awards presented at the two-day event at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL.The North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) recognizes and promotes excellence in the outdoor living & decking industry. Each year, the organization honors outstanding deck & dock projects in the industry at a prestigious awards presentation & celebration. This year, the 11th annual awards were held on April 22nd, 2021 at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL. 

6 04, 2021

Operating During and Beyond Unprecedented Times – Once the Dust Settles

By |2021-08-30T08:34:12-05:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Bobby Parks, Business Practices, Industry Brief, Industry News, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

As people become more comfortable that Covid is under control, staycation rates may drop, reducing the spending from these funds that are also at an all-time high. Reduction in material cost should help stabilize the industry and remove the “not spend now” concerns but the “staycation” side of the equation may factor in as people begin to venture out again.  When this occurs and people aren’t knocking down your doors with demand for work, or referrals slow down, where you are positioned as a contractor will again affect just how busy and profitable you are.

6 04, 2021

US Demand for Decking is on the Rise

By |2021-08-30T08:34:12-05:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Product Highlight, Sponsored Content|Tags: , , |

Lockdowns have instilled a newfound appreciation for even the tiniest of outdoor spaces to call our own, so it’s hardly surprising that Americans are increasingly investing in home renovation and outdoor spaces. As vacations and other plans continue to hang in limbo, the demand for decking solutions will continue to increase [...]

6 04, 2021

Trex Brings Sustainable Sophistication to HGTV Smart Home 2021

By |2021-08-30T08:34:12-05:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , , , , , |

Trex's Eco-friendly, Low-maintenance Products Elevate Outdoor Living Space

1 04, 2021

Deckorators® MBC Decking Approved for Use as Cladding

By |2021-08-30T08:34:12-05:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release|Tags: , , , |

Deckorators® MBC Decking Approved for Use as Cladding Mineral-based composite (MBC) technology available for home and commercial exteriors GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 30, 2021 — Already very popular among deck builders, beautiful and durable Deckorators® mineral-based composite (MBC) decking is now approved for use as cladding. Patented EovationsTM MBC technology makes [...]

10 03, 2021

As a Business Owner, How Many Hats Do You Wear?

By |2021-08-30T08:34:12-05:00March 10th, 2021|Categories: Bobby Parks, Business Practices, Industry Brief, Industry News, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , |

Bobby Parks talks about life as a contractor and how many hats we wear each day, and how easy it is to drop or neglect things when you try to carry too much of a load. Here are some examples of ways to begin to reduce the hat count and buy back more productive time for you. 

22 02, 2021

Grad Concept Inc.: first steps in North America with NADRA

By |2021-08-30T08:34:12-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, Member Spotlight, Press Release, Product Highlight|

After 15 years of success in the European market, Grad® Concept is bringing its patented innovation to North America. This exciting new venture has seen Grad® Concept USA partner with installers, millworkers, and architects alike including, Woodhaven (KS), Thermalwood (Canada), and Thermory (NY). Their approach to innovation and quality makes them [...]

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