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Saturday and Sunday, March 22-23 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Archadeck of Southern Fairfield will be exhibiting at:
Fairfield County Home & Outdoor Living Expo
Where: Stamford Plaza Hotel & Conference Center
2701 Summer Street Stamford, CT

When: Wednesday, April 9th
Where: Chicago Marriott Schaumburg, IL
What: Professional Remodeler Leadership Tour
About: Sponsored by NyloBoard, LLC. The Leadership Tour is an afternoon and evening of education, networking, recognition and product information that guarantees a business boost and a notebook full of new ideas.
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Construction materials prices expand again in February
Associated Builders and Contractors via The American Surveyor
Construction materials prices expanded 0.7 percent in February and are up 0.6 percent over the past year, according to the March 14 producer price index release by the Department of Labor. More specifically, nonresidential construction materials prices are up 0.7 percent for the month and are 0.4 percent higher than the same time one year ago.
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TimberTech's Innovative Composite Decking Featured on Upcoming "Taste of New York" TV Show
PRNewswire
A popular home improvement show, "A Taste of New York," will advise homeowners how to create the ultimate outdoor room using TimberTech composite decking. The show is scheduled to air on Wednesday April 16, 23, 30, and May 7, on New York's Time Warner cable Channel 79, at 7 p.m.
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Design inspired, outdoor living trends take full advantage of low maintenance AZEK Building Products
CNW
As spring approaches and homeowners begin to plan vacations and leisure getaways, now more than ever, outdoor living spaces are becoming a focal point of warm weather entertainment. With nearly 85 percent of all single family homes having an outdoor living area, it's easy to see why dreams of outdoor barbeques and relaxing summer nights take over.
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Decked out from coast to coast
BPT via The Delaware County Daily Times
From genteel porches in the east to sleek, seaside balconies in the west, the popularity of outdoor living spaces is poised for significant growth from coast to coast with industry analysts predicting it will be a $5.7 billion market by 2016.
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  Your One Stop Railing Manufacture
BW Creative Railing Systems is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of railing systems, components and accessories. We manufacture railings for the interior stairways market and the exterior deck, porch and balcony market. Since 1974 BWC has built a solid reputation through core values of trust, integrity, respect and fairness.
 


What to know about working with composite decking
Popular Mechanics
People choose wood–plastic composite or even plastic lumber over wood because they want the finished project to resist rot, wood-eating insects, harsh sunlight, and mold and mildew, and they never want to paint it. So, do these materials deliver?
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Latitudes Decking and Railing announces new installation warranty
Business Wire via Rock Hill Herald
Universal Forest Products, Inc. is proud to announce that its decking and railing brand, Latitudes, has extended warranty coverage on the removal and replacement of defective product for the first five years of the product warranty. This extension is valid as long as all products were installed according to the Latitudes Decking and Railing installation instructions.
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NEWS YOU CAN USE


You need more than a grill to do serious outdoor cooking
Shreveporttimes
Sure, a great grill will help you fire up a mouth-watering rack of ribs. But if you're serious about cooking and entertaining, consider the latest trends for patios, decks and outdoor kitchens.
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5 simple ways to outsell your competition
By Marc Wayshak
Your competition is out there right now selling to your prospects and customers. That's the bad news. The good news? They are all doing the same few things to try to win prospects' business.

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Is Trex taking a play out of Tesla's playbook?
DailyFinance
Tesla Motors and Trex have almost nothing in common. One is an innovative leader with expertise in a product that reduces greenhouse gas emissions versus its competitors, generally caters to an upscale clientele, and grew like crazy last year.

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8 phrases marketers should avoid
Inc.
Geoffrey James writes: Over the years, I've listened to hundreds of marketing pitches and participated in thousands of conversations among marketers.

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LEADERSHIP


How do pricing strategies affect profitability?
By Danielle Wegert
Consumers desire value in purchases. They want the price they pay for a product to be equal to or less than what they feel they get out of that product. Businesses desire profit from the services or products offered. How can your business achieve profitability while also maintaining a satisfied customer base? Pricing strategies. When was the last time you reviewed your pricing strategies? Have you looked at the data to determine the success of each strategy? Many companies have pricing strategies already implemented; however, they may not be the most effective.
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5 simple ways to outsell your competition
By Marc Wayshak
Your competition is out there right now selling to your prospects and customers. That's the bad news. The good news? They are all doing the same few things to try to win prospects' business. Just saying that you're different doesn't make you so. It's time to start actually behaving differently from your competition. By following these five simple steps, you can completely outsell your competition.
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    Universal Forest Products Inc. teams up with Wyoming's National Nail Corp. (MLive.com)
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AZEK Deck adds XLM Tropical and Natural Collections to its low-maintenance PVC deck line (PRNewswire)
UFPI to distribute CAMO Hidden Deck Fastening System for ProWood treated decking (Business Wire via KTAR-TV)

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