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2 07, 2020

What Happens to Nichigo G-Tape as it Ages?

By |2020-07-06T14:57:45-05:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Building Codes, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Product Highlight|Tags: , , , |

How a tape ages is a big question in the deck building market as people look to confirm if it is worth spending the extra money to use flashing tape. To get to the bottom of this, our colleagues in our laboratory set out to find some data to help answer [...]

25 09, 2019

NADRA Code Update – We have only just begun.

By |2020-07-06T14:48:57-05:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Building Codes, Industry News, NADRA News|

September 25th, 2019 By Glenn Mathewson Last year at the NADRA annual meeting, I asked the membership to step up and take the reigns of code development for their industry.  Uncomfortable as it was, I was asking for financial support to NADRA so that I could do this work. Thankfully, many [...]

20 09, 2019

I’d Like to File a Complaint

By |2020-07-06T14:48:52-05:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: DeckExpo, NADRA News|

The team at NADRA Headquarters recently received an email from a member. We thought it was important enough, that we should send it to you for review. Please let us know what you think. You are welcome to comment publicly. "Dear NADRA: I hope this finds you well. I need to [...]

16 08, 2019

Update from NADRA

By |2020-07-06T14:44:34-05:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Industry News, NADRA News|

August 2019 The building and materials industry represents a number of categories that have determined life expectancy of different components; asphalt shingles, for instance, have a life expectancy of 20 years, aluminum and vinyl windows are expected to last 10 to 15 years. The exposed components that makeup decks are no [...]

14 08, 2019

It’s Time For Something NEW!

By |2019-08-14T00:00:00-05:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: NADRA News|

If there's one thing we are never short of here at NADRA HQ, it's work to be done. As you've been hammering away at the job site this summer, building masterpieces, selling innovative products, inspecting beautiful outdoor living spaces; we too have been hard at work. We've been planning for our members' and [...]

27 03, 2019

Successful Northeast NADRA Meeting

By |2019-03-27T00:00:00-05:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: NADRA News|

First of all, we would like to thank Trex for sponsoring the Northeast NADRA meeting at the Chimney Rock Inn in Flemington, NJ last Tuesday evening.  We had a really great turnout and there were many new faces in the room.  It was great to connect with all of our fellow [...]

11 02, 2019

NADRA Code Update

By |2020-07-06T14:48:47-05:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

February 2019 By Glenn Mathewson Thanks to the support of NADRA members we have shared our knowledge with others in the campfire discussions regarding deck code proposals for the 2021 International Residential Code.  There were 9 proposals submitted with our assistance and approval. The Deck Code Coalition is an informal group [...]

19 10, 2018

Important Updates from NADRA

By |2018-10-19T00:00:00-05:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: NADRA News|

NADRA's 2018 Annual Awards Celebration - Destination: Baltimore, MD The North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) recognizes and promotes excellence in the outdoor living & decking industry. The National+ Deck Competition represents many aspects of the outdoor living industry, with a main focus on decks. Each year we celebrate and [...]

12 09, 2018

NADRA Upcoming Education Schedule

By |2020-07-06T14:48:42-05:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , |

Great Plains ASHI, 24th Annual Fall Seminar: Kansas City, MO - ASHI Chapter Annual Fall Seminar. WHEN: September 21, 2018 7:00 AM to September 22, 2018 4:00 PM Jim Mailey- North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) Deck Evaluation Class. This is the same class taught in preparation for taking the NADRA Certification [...]

25 07, 2018

Exclusive Offer from NADRA – Composite Decking and Railing Industry Research Report

By |2020-07-06T14:48:35-05:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Ask NADRA, Industry Brief, NADRA News|Tags: , , |

During the four months of 2018, Spectrum Consulting conducted research with the objective of providing clients with an extensive research report and overview of the composite decking and railing industry.  The information provided in the report details industry research from a variety of sources including in-depth interviews with leading distributors, suppliers and dealers. Reports are offered [...]