August 10, 2022
Book Your Hotel for the PSP/DeckExpo November 12 - 17, 2022
Follow this link to reserve your rooms at NADRA's official hotel! Our official hotel is the Hilton Grand Vacations on Paradise (Convention Center). Be sure to reserve your room(s) through this link only. We know plans change, so to help ease your travel planning, onPeak, the only official hotel provider for International Pool Spa Patio, and DeckExpo 2022, offers convenient hotel options with flexible change and cancellation policies. We encourage you to book through them early for the best selection and price.

NADRA will be holding the National Awards Event in Florida at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort - March 29th - 31st, 2023
  • Welcome Party - Wednesday Evening 3/29/23
  • Industry Education - Morning session - (TBA) - Thursday 3/30/23
  • Cocktails and Awards Dinner - 6 PM Thursday 3/30/23
  • Additional Event (TBA), NADRA Olympics & Luncheon - Friday 3/31/23
  • Reserve your hotel stay Book your group rate for NADRA Awards Event 2023
NADRA National+ Deck Competition will open for entries in early fall.
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Live Webinars:
NADRA's Deck Evaluation / Inspection Certification Class

Saturday, September 10, 2022
from 8 am - 12:00 pm EDT - Live Webinar

ICC approved for .40 Credits. AIBD, ASHI, and InterNACHI approved for 4 CEU's.
Glenn Mathewson's Behind the Scenes of Sizing Beams

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT - Live Webinar

FREE FOR NADRA MEMBERS. Click this direct link (with embedded coupon) to register.
On-Demand Education:
Master Deck Professional CODE Certification

Earn your Master Deck Professional – CODE Certification with NADRA – fees apply for certification. A Four-Part Series, provided by Building Code College.
How to Build a Free Standing Deck 

Learn how to properly design, frame, and build a code-compliant freestanding deck, and take these skills onsite from start to finished product with expert builder and craftsman Mike Guertin.
In-Person Education at DeckExpo

We will hold our Deck Evaluation / Inspection Certification Class on November 14, 2022 from 8 am - 12:00 pm PST

ICC approved for .40 Credits. AIBD, ASHI, and InterNACHI approved for 4 CEU's.

NOTE: This class is in-person and being held at LVCC - West Hall, 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
All NADRA Members who register for NADRA classes held 11/14/22 will receive a promo code to attend DeckExpo exhibits, the Welcome Party, BBQ Bash, and all “deck” related education (Deck Education Pass) for FREE.
Perma-Column® Deck Posts Install Fast and Are Built To Last!

Precast deck posts are your permanent solution to the hassles and delays of pouring or mixing concrete on the job site. ICC-approved and ready when you are. Step up to the best.
Unbeatable Workwear, Since 1922

In 1922, Dickies was founded to make unbeatable workwear. Over the last 100 years, we've remained true to that vision.

Click HERE to receive your 20% NADRA discount.
Deckorators News: Deckorators®, a leading brand of UFP Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: UFPI), has partnered with JobTread Software to provide their contractor program best-in-class business management support. This partnership demonstrates Deckorators’ continued commitment to supporting and growing its team of Certified Pros...Read More

Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. News: Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. has entered into an agreement to purchase Still Lumber, a building-materials supplier in Conyers, Georgia...Read More

Simpson Strong-Tie News: Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has introduced the Quik Drive® Cordless PROCCS+ Multi-Purpose Combo System, a lightweight, cordless version of its popular Quik Drive auto-feed screw driving system for collated fasteners...Read More

5 Tips to Build Trust Online

Before signing any contract, a homeowner needs one thing: trust. Discover the little known secrets to building trust on your website...Read More
Nashville Bar Evacuated After Deck Partially Collapses

popular bar in Nashville was evacuated after a portion of the outdoor deck seemingly collapsed. Patrons at Loser's Bar and Grill in Midtown were enjoying their Wednesday (August 3) evening ahead of Whiskey Jam when the floor of the deck suddenly buckled around 6 p.m., WKRN reports. There were also reports of a potential gas leak...Read More

NADRA reminds homeowners to Check Your Deck®
“Your roof has a life expectancy. Your windows have a life expectancy. What about your deck?” Says Michael Beaudry, executive vice president of NADRA.  Just like other products exposed to the environment, over time your deck will need to be replaced. Asphalt shingles have a life expectancy of about 20 years*. Aluminum and vinyl windows are expected to last 15-20 years*. Beaudry continues… “With more than 50 million decks in the U.S., it is estimated that 25 million decks are past their useful life and need to be replaced or repaired.” It’s important for homeowners to check their deck on a yearly basis. Visit to access all of NADRA’s Deck Safety® resources.

Consumers may continue to see the price of lumber at retail stores drop considerably in the coming months after wholesale prices declined around 50 per cent back in June. Paul Jannke Principle of Lumber for Forest Economic Advisors says...Read More
Construction Employment increases by 32,000 in July
LBM Journal

The construction industry added 32,000 jobs on net in July, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On a year-over-year basis, industry employment has increased by 311,000 jobs, or 4.2%...Read More

The market cooldown has presented a new season of selling for home builders. Since the last two years were filled with waitlists, bidding wars, and easy financing, home builder sales teams are...Read More
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