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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

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 [...]

6 04, 2020

Why Nichigo G-Tape on Decks?

By |2020-07-06T14:56:52-05:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Ask NADRA, Industry Brief, Industry News, Product Highlight, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , |

As originally published on Nichigo G-Tape’s website HERE Water finds a way.  In the construction industry, it is always important to keep that in mind. Water ALWAYS finds a way. This is especially true when it comes to deck building.  All things being equal, wood rot is one of the first [...]

1 05, 2019

NADRA Provides Deck Safety Marketing Resources to Help the Industry Boost Business this Spring

By |2020-07-06T15:13:19-05:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Contact: Michael BeaudryPhone: 215-679-4884Email: Info@NADRA.org In honor of Deck Safety Month®, the North American Decking and Railing Association reminds professionals to take advantage of exclusive Deck Safety Marketing Resources along with press release templates, graphics, ads, social media content, flyers, and more. Quakertown, PA  (May 1st, 2019) - With more than [...]

21 11, 2017

NADRA Member Spotlight

By |2020-07-06T15:22:31-05:00November 21st, 2017|Categories: Ask NADRA, Business Practices, Industry Brief, Industry News, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , |

Company Name: Holloway Company Member Name:   Ted Tidmore Company Name: Holloway Company Position:  Owner Member Category:  Builder Location:  Sterling, VA What inspired you to join NADRA? We have a passion for designing and creating unique decks and integrating them into an overall outdoor oasis. We are well-known in our area for custom projects. When did you first get [...]

12 06, 2017

Strategy – Alignment – Execution! By Kevin Jackson

By |2020-07-06T15:22:32-05:00June 12th, 2017|Categories: Ask NADRA, Business Practices, Industry Brief, Industry News, Tips & Tricks|

Strategy - Alignment - Execution! #letsgo   Okay friends, raise your hand if you are tired of hearing all the business buzzwords that relate to an organization's strategy. While the mission, vision, values, quality policy and purpose statements of organizations are critical, they are often misaligned when compared closely with the [...]

23 05, 2017

CAMO supports Deck Safety Month® in May

By |2020-07-06T15:20:57-05:00May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Press Release, Product Highlight, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Contractors Mark NADRA’s Deck Safety Month® in May with CAMO Edge Fastening for Safer, Barefoot-Friendly Deck Surfaces CAMO Edge Fastening teams with the North American Deck and Railing Association, Inc. (NADRA) to promote "Deck Safety Month®" with ways to improve the safety of your deck using better installation techniques and materials. [...]

8 05, 2017

Positivity To Profit, by Kevin D. Jackson

By |2020-07-06T15:22:32-05:00May 8th, 2017|Categories: Ask NADRA, Business Practices, Industry Brief, Industry News, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , |

Our mindset and our actions directly affect our customer's experience.   Every waking moment, either consciously or unconsciously, we make decisions that affect our lives, our families, our work, our customer's experiences and ultimately our take home pay. A major choice, with residual impact, is whether we decide to have a [...]