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20 05, 2022

More Fun With Statistics

By |2022-05-20T10:02:03-05:00May 20th, 2022|Categories: NADRA News|Tags: , |

Heavy metal is something i have enjoyed since my first exposure to Black Sabbath's Paranoid album. I often play the heavy stuff whilst not so quietly scratching away on my apple computer and scientific calculator with its paper role all freshly renewed. It allows for more focused concentration on the detail that is vital for any data to be considered as viable.

18 05, 2022

How to Participate in Deck Safety Month®

By |2022-05-19T09:48:12-05:00May 18th, 2022|Categories: Deck Safety, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , |

3 Ways You Can Do Your Part To Promote Safe Outdoor Living (And Potentially Expand Sales)With summertime just around the corner, May’s warm weather invites homeowners around the country to start spending extended time outside on their decks. May is national Deck Safety Month® and represents a perfect opportunity for dealers to do their part to promote safe outdoor living while potentially increasing deck sales. 

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.

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.

12 04, 2022

NADRA Presents 2021 National Awards in Clearwater Beach, FL

By |2022-04-12T14:08:22-05:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA Awards, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Over 74 National Winners with over 136 Official Partners for the 2021 NADRA Awards were 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, and porch Professionals projects at this prestigious awards presentation & celebration. 

12 04, 2022

President’s Message, Vincent Carrubba – April 2022

By |2022-04-12T13:28:07-05:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA Awards, NADRA News|Tags: , |

Hello!.... and my most sincere and heartfelt greetings to all of our NADRA members! Our Florida event was such a success…. Truly a thrill to attend. The NADRA Home Team did an outstanding job in planning this fantastic gathering! Our days together were filled with fellowship, meeting new friends, enjoying the [...]

9 03, 2022

Code Update by Glenn Mathewson

By |2022-03-09T09:30:48-05:00March 9th, 2022|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Published March 2022 With our IRC proposals submitted in January, most of February was spent awaiting the publishing of the complete package of ICC Group B proposals, expected in the last week of the month.  Prior to this, on Feb 14th, I attended an ICC Code Correlation Committee meeting.  Two of [...]

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