"Deck Safety is an important part of our company values and mission. Being able to advocate this message to homeowners and retailers across the nation is our duty as a manufacturers and industry leaders." Andrew Pantelides, Regal Ideas Inc.
NADRA.org Calls on Decking and Outdoor Living Industry Professionals to Prioritize Deck Safety with Check Your Deck® Campaign
As professionals in the industry, we have a responsibility to educate homeowners and businesses on the importance of deck safety. We encourage deck builders, lumberyards, manufacturers, and inspectors to join NADRA in promoting Deck Safety Month® and sharing NADRA's resources with their customers. By doing so, we can help ensure user safety, as well as extend the deck's lifespan, improve appearance, and increase livability.
From a next-door neighbor’s property, you can see the aftermath of a deck that partially collapsed Saturday night and sent six people to the hospital. The deck, which stood more than 10 feet high, collapsed during a house party in Antioch on Pippen Drive. Neighbor Sakawa Bakoyema remembers hearing the loud crash as she washed dishes and kept an eye on her 2-year-old daughter.
QUAKERTOWN, PA - Your deck is the perfect place to enjoy warm weather with friends and loved ones. However, a poorly maintained or unsafe deck could possibly collapse, causing serious injuries to you and your guests. During Deck Safety Month® in May, experts at the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) [...]