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10 09, 2015

NADRA Consumer Product Awareness Charter Update

By |2020-07-06T15:20:58-05:00September 10th, 2015|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , |

NADRA Consumer Product Awareness Charter Update By: David Elenbaum, NADRA National Director davidelenbaum@gmail.com (864)-371-9697   Decking Industry Pros: As you all know me, I'll promise to cut right to the chase and tell you what I'm thinking without adding time consuming pleasantries, Previously and at my request, Michael Beaudry sent you [...]

26 08, 2015

2015 Fall Seminar: NADRA Deck Evaluation Certification Course

By |2020-07-06T15:21:05-05:00August 26th, 2015|Categories: Building Codes, Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , |

2015 Fall Seminar: NADRA Deck Evaluation Certification Course Saturday, November 7, 2015 Best Western Fairfax Hotel 3535 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030 Schedule:   7:00 - 7:30 AM Registration 7:30 - 9:00 AM Jim Mailey - NADRA Deck Evaluation Certification Course 9:00 - 9:15 AM Break 9:15 - 12:00 PM [...]

26 08, 2015

NADRA August 2015 Atlanta Chapter Meeting Re-Cap

By |2020-07-06T15:09:52-05:00August 26th, 2015|Categories: Ask NADRA, Atlanta Chapter, Deck Safety, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

NADRA Atlanta Chapter Meeting Re-Cap            August 2015 Our guest speaker from Constant Contact showcased the third meeting of 2015 taking place at the Ivy in Buckhead, GA.  There were 27 members and guests in attendance.  The meeting was held on August 18, 2015. During the meeting the previous minutes were [...]

29 07, 2015

July 2015 NADRA New Jersey Meeting Recap

By |2020-07-06T14:59:48-05:00July 29th, 2015|Categories: Ask NADRA, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, New Jersey Chapter, Product Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

From the NADRA NJ President: We had a successful meeting on Tuesday night, July 21st. The chapter was well mixed with builders, manufacturers, distributors and lumber yards. Actually, we were skewed higher in builder attendance which was pleasing since it was a concern of some meetings in the past. We had a [...]

15 07, 2015

Connecting Deck Ledgers to MPC Wood Trusses

By |2020-07-06T15:09:11-05:00July 15th, 2015|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Connecting Deck Ledgers to MPC Wood Trusses The connection of residential deck ledgers to MPC floor trusses is not covered by the 2012 IRC (Table R507.2 and R507.2.1) that gives fastener requirements for the connection a deck ledger to a solid-sawn house band.  The ledger connection is especially difficult when the deck ledger [...]

30 06, 2015

Atlanta Golf Outing Brings Over 60 Industry Pros Together

By |2020-07-06T14:54:30-05:00June 30th, 2015|Categories: Ask NADRA, Atlanta Chapter, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

NADRA's 2015 Atlanta Golf Outing Brings Over 60 Industry Pros Together From James Gunning, NADRA Atlanta Chapter President: I am trilled to recap on Atlanta’s first NADRA golf outing that we had on Monday, June 15th at the Brookfield Country Club in Roswell Georgia. NADRA members showed their support despite the [...]

23 06, 2015

VisionScape Launches the Latest 3D Software

By |2020-07-06T15:20:50-05:00June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Ask NADRA, Business Practices, Industry Brief, Industry News, Product Highlight, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , |

VisionScape Launches the Latest 3D Deck & Outdoor Living Design Software + check out the EXCLUSIVE OFFER for NADRA Members!     VisionScape has launched it’s latest version of 3D Deck & Outdoor Living Design Software with amazing new 3D Deck Design features and decking materials from the industries best manufacturers. What’s [...]

23 06, 2015

Decking.com.au, WINNER of NADRA’s Facebook Contest

By |2020-07-06T14:57:33-05:00June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Business Practices, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Product Highlight|Tags: , , , , , |

NADRA recently launched a series of Facebook contests for summer. The first contest was a fun call-to-action to ask Facebook fans to post a photo in the comments from the job site. Using a 3rd party application, NADRA chose a random winner. We are excited to highlight our Aussie friend, Ben [...]

9 06, 2015

NADRA Announces 2015 NJ Deck Competition Winners

By |2020-07-06T14:51:38-05:00June 9th, 2015|Categories: Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, New Jersey Chapter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The NADRA NJ Chapter celebrated their annual Deck Competition on Thursday, June 4th, 2015.  What a great night with friends and colleagues of all levels of the value chain in the deck and railing industry.   A special thank you to our 2015 NADRA NJ Deck Competition judges. This is a [...]

27 05, 2015

NADRA NJ May 2015 Meeting Recap

By |2020-07-06T15:20:50-05:00May 27th, 2015|Categories: Ask NADRA, Business Practices, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, New Jersey Chapter, Product Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

From the NJ Chapter President: Lainie Sleppin On Tuesday night May 19th I opened the NJ meeting at about 6:40 and welcomed everyone.  The chapter was notably light on our regular deck builder attendees.  As we know this is not the easiest time of the year to get deck builders to [...]