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14 03, 2018

Quality is a top priority. Build above the minimum standard.

By |2020-07-06T15:17:40-05:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: Industry Brief, Sponsored Content|Tags: , , , , , , , |

*SPONSORED CONTENT* When choosing materials for deck construction, it is imperative to understand the difference between Above Ground pressure treated wood versus Ground Contact pressure treated wood. The American Wood Protection Association updated their standards in 2016 to state that some physically above the ground locations require Ground Contact treatment. One [...]

8 05, 2017

Choosing the correct wood for your outdoor project

By |2020-07-06T15:08:49-05:00May 8th, 2017|Categories: Business Practices, Deck Safety, Industry News, Product Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Choosing the correct wood for your outdoor project, by: Lonza Wood Protection This past year the wood preserving industry took a bold stance on quality when the American Wood Protection Association (AWPA) voted to require higher amounts of preservative for wood used in many applications. The AWPA, an organization comprised of [...]

7 09, 2016

Viance’s, Chris Kollwitz talks about AWPA Modifications

By |2020-07-06T15:09:10-05:00September 7th, 2016|Categories: Ask NADRA, Building Codes, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, NADRA News, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

We wanted to thank the entire NADRA organization for the opportunity to meet with some of the leading deck builders in the industry, at NADRA’s regional meeting in Atlanta. As beautiful custom wood framed decks and outdoor projects are constructed by NADRA members, they should be guided by the latest, most [...]

1 06, 2016

AWPA U1 Standard Revisions Appealed

By |2020-07-06T15:09:05-05:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Ask NADRA, Deck Safety, Industry Brief, Industry News, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  AWPA U1 Standard Revisions Appealed Due To Lack of Data and Data Omission Sunbelt Forest Products Appeal AWPA U1 Standard Revisions; Requests Changes Be Rescinded May 31, 2016, 09:00 ET from Sunbelt Forest Products   BARTOW, Fla., May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunbelt Forest Products has announced that it will file, this week, an appeal of [...]

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