NCMA Resources for Contractors

We recently learned about some new resources made available to contractors in the residential market. NCMA has created two new resources to help Certified SRW contractors explain the system basics and the necessity to select qualified contractors to homeowners, whom are looking to have non-engineered walls installed. As a certified SRW Installer, we encourage you to distribute these resources with your proposals to help your customers understand your certification and set you apart from your competitors. 

These documents can be purchased from NCMA or you can download and print them yourself!

  • Segmental Retaining Walls - Residential Applications: A guide for residential retaining wall systems: This 6-page resource for homeowners explains the basics of SRW systems, material and design requirements, and installer recommended qualifications. Hardcopies can be purchased in sets of 10 for $10.90/package plus shipping and handling.
  • Selecting the Correct Installer for Segmental Retaining Walls: A guide for segmental retaining wall residential projects: This 1-page trifold is a resource for NCMA Certified SRW Installers to educate homeowners about the importance of selecting a qualified contractor for the job. This guide also discusses certification about what to ask a contractor during the bidding process. Hardcopies can be purchased in sets of 10 for $5.65/package plus shipping and handling. 

If you would like to order hard copies, please contact Miranda Knipple at mknipple@ncma.org or 703-713-1900. We encourage you to continue working towards differentiating yourself and your company from the competition! 

DriBond Demo with Belgard Overlay Pavers

DriBond Demo with Belgard Overlay Pavers
Thursday, June 1st  |  6PM - 8PM

DriBond is a polymer modified dry-mudset. It bonds 30mm pavers over existing concrete surfaces without removing existing concrete.

DriBond™ is specially designed for the overlay of thin pavers (1” or 30mm) or natural stone over existing concrete. With DriBond™, there is no need to remove the existing concrete substrate, which is a costly and time-consuming process. DriBond™ is a polymer modified bonding agent that installs like sand and sets like cement. 

DriBond makes the installation of pavers possible for a fraction of the cost needed to tear out existing concrete and replace it with a traditional sand-set paver installation.

Join us on June 1st to see a DriBond application with Belgard overlay paver tiles. This innovative installation technique can transform your business! Drinks and food will be served. 

ShawGrass Turf & Heartland Pergolas Install Demos

Did you miss our big email announcement?!

We are excited to announce that we have broken ground on a new interactive display directly next to the Belgard® hardscape display. This new display will showcase our three new product lines, as well as new retaining walls, fire features and Mirage® porcelain pavers. 

ShawGrass Synthetic Turf
Shawgrass is leading the way with a mix of products for residential/commercial landscape applications, pets, recreation and golf. Shawgrass products are designed to provide the look of natural grass and the performance characteristics that deliver extreme durability.

Firegear Outdoors
Firegear Outdoors has established itself as a leading manufacturer of outdoor firepits, outdoor fireplaces, designer hearth systems, gas logs, and an array of firepit and outdoor fireplace accessories.

Heartland Pergolas
For more than 30 years, Heartland Pergolas have been designing and manufacturing beautiful, durable and low-maintenance outdoor products for commercial and residential clients. All of our aluminum-reinforced vinyl pergola kits are made in the USA.

Installation Demo Events

Do you sell outdoor living spaces or products that compliment them? Join us at the display site to see hands-on installation techniques directly from the manufacturer so you can have confidence to use these products. 

For each day, installation will begin at 8:30am. Lunch will be served at noon. Feel free to drop in to view installation practices and grab a bite to eat!

Tuesday, May 2nd: Synthetic Turf Installation Demo
Full installation of several synthetic turf swatches in a functional putting green.

Wednesday, May 10th: Heartland Pergola Installation Demo
Watch the Heartland team install a full 16x16 pergola in just 3.5 hours.