The BRExpo in Atlanta next month will include a deck evaluation certification class on March 8. The North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) said the four-hour class starts at noon. This year's BRExpo is taking place at the Cobb Galleria Centre. The program will show deck professionals how to evaluate decks, stairs, and railings using the NADRA Deck Evaluation checklist. The instructor will be Jim Mailey, the training manager for Simpson Strong-Tie, who's given hundreds of demonstrations in his 24-year career with the company. Attending the class is free, but if you want certification, the fee is $99. Read More