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New Legacy Collection from TimberTech

Learn more about the Legacy Collection, with its earthy hardwood looks and rich undulating grains.

 


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NADRA NJ Meets tomorrow night at 6 pm
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Please join us at the Chimney Rock Inn tomorrow, Thursday, March 26 at 6 p.m.

We thank Ted Schreiber with Fiberon for sponsoring this meeting and welcome Matt from Integrity Computer Systems as our guest speaker. Matt will be sharing some great marketing tips that all of us can utilize!

Please remember to bring a friend and lets have some fun! Hope to see you there.
- Lainie Sleppin
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Registration is open for the NADRA Atlanta Meeting, April 21
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As we all know, choosing the right products to use on an outdoor project is criterial. John Paulin with Tailored Wood will be talking about how to choose some of those products; from wood-to-connectors and fasteners and everything in between.

Thank you Tailored Wood for your sponsorship. We look forward to learning about your company! We are also excited about April's Keynote speaker, Elyse Jordan from Houzz. As we all know, Houzz is a huge influencer on design and techniques in our industry.

Join us to learn how Houzz can help you and your business by attending our second meeting of the year. We look forward to seeing everyone!
- James Gunning

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LATEST NEWS


Spring checklist: Deck care for warmer weather
Wolf Home Products
Spring is here. It’s time to get your deck ready for weekend parties and evening barbecues. Wolf Home Products team share their top tips for spring deck maintenance.
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Fiberon introduces symmetry railing
PRWeb
New Symmetry railing from Fiberon combines the best composite railing technologies into one strong and stylish system. Launching April 1, Symmetry is a state-of-the-art composite featuring a flat, drink-friendly top rail supported by a sturdy aluminum sub-rail.
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Dry below decks made easy — trough vs. top
Duradek
They say there are two sides to every story, but when it comes to second level decks acting as a roof for a patio below, you only need a one-sided solution — Duradek vinyl membranes. You don’t need the expense of an under deck drainage system if you have a deck surfaced with Duradek.
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Last New Jersey boardwalk to return in Long Branch
Asbury Park Press
The last Sandy-wrecked boardwalk on the New Jersey coast is about to be rebuilt. "You just go up the line and they're all done until you get to Long Branch," said Robert Hilton, the executive director of the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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Performance demands will drive green construction growth
By Michael J. Berens
Of all the trends affecting the rise in sustainable construction, none is having a greater impact than the drive for higher building performance. As owners, engineers and builders strive for greater efficiencies, they are turning to green building practices for solutions. To judge by the trade media, you would think everyone is building green. Such is not the case. Although sustainable design and construction has become more mainstream, it still represents only a fraction of the entire industry. That may change drastically in the next three to five years.
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NEWS YOU CAN USE


Get inspired by outdoor living ideas
EdmondsBeacon
Inspired by neighbors, home improvement shows and social media channels like Pinterest and Houzz, today’s homeowners are entering the deck planning and building process more informed than ever before.
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Designing for a new generation of homeowners
Las Vegas Sun
The millennial generation is growing up, and they see value in owning a home. Roughly 42 percent of millennials say they want to buy a house in the next five years, compared with just 31 percent of Generation Xers, according to a Zillow survey.
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5 new ideas to revamp your outdoor space
Realty Today
Spring is just around the corner. This is the best time to get out of our winter torpor and hit the outdoors. Let us now ditch our den and awaken the slumbering bear within us.
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LEADERSHIP


Infographic: Why you should be marketing with social media
By Kaylee Nelson
For as long as there have been businesses, there has been the promotion of those businesses. Business owners have always faced the challenge of how to get new customers through the door. Thus, the concept of marketing is not a new one — but the methods in how to do so are constantly evolving. First, it was catalogs and print ads, then radio and television, then static websites — and finally social media. Marketing through social media today is more valuable than ever in more ways than one. Check out this infographic to see how.
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Use action and idea lists to prioritize tasks and get things done
Entrepreneur
We can be easily overwhelmed by ideas. We can have a ton of our own, and hear a lot of advice from others. How do you actually take all of the ideas and prioritize, focus, execute and grow? Here is a simple system inspired by agile software development that can help you do that.
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4 designer touches well-dressed decks will wear this season
The Westerly Sun
When spring arrives will your deck be ready for prime time? Or will it still be wearing the shabby remnants of last season’s look? Clunky, view-blocking railings, a rectangular layout and dark stain are so last decade.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Redwood is the new green — in terms of decking material, that is (Green Building Elements)
Barrette Outdoor Living expands operations, purchases West Coast distribution center (Barrette via Marketwired)
Dress your deck (Lubbock Avalanche-Journal)
TAMKO introduces EverClip hidden fastner for EverGrain grooved composite decking (PRWeb via Virtual-Strategy Magazine)
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