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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 Carolina's Meeting April 20
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NADRA Carolina's Chapter Formation Meeting April 22, 2014 at 6 p.m.
Join us April 22 at 6 p.m. at Jock and Jills in Charlotte, N.C., for a cocktail hour and chapter formation meeting for a NADRA Carolina's Chapter. This is a FREE event. Register here.
Download and print the event flyer.
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Download the 10-Point Deck Safety Checklist today!
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Fresh off the press! Download the FREE 10-Point Deck Safety Checklist Updated for 2014!
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NADRA NJ Call for Nominations
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Attention NADRA New Jersey Members! If you are a current NADRA member in good standing — you are eligible to nominate a fellow member or be selected as a nominee. Click here to download the Form. Nominations must be postmarked or faxed by the deadline of Sunday, April 20.
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  The Next Generation of Hidden Deck Fasteners Has Arrived

What makes Mantis Clips™ so different!
• Performance: Best hold down performance in the market!
• Durability: 30-year warranty against loose deck boards.
• Ease: The easiest clip to install.
• Versatility: Fits most grooved edge decking.
• Cost: Up to 20% less than the competition.
 


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Kiln dried hardwood and green lumber in short supply
Woodworking Network
Contacts are still talking about the impacts of the terrible winter weather on the hardwood industry. Deep snow and biting cold slowed logging and hurt sawmill production. One Indiana mill reported 145 inches of snow this winter; the normal is 40 inches.
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Fiberon hires Paul J. Recko, Jr. as director of product marketing
PRWeb
Fiberon, a leading manufacturer of wood-alternative decking, railing and fencing products, has hired Paul J. Recko, Jr. as its director of product marketing. In this role, Paul with be responsible for product development at Fiberon, making sure new lines meet the evolving needs of homeowners, at price points that appeal to varied tiers of consumers.
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Regal Ideas
Is the largest manufacturer of "1-2-3 Step Easy to Install" component Aluminum Railing, Fencing, Deck components
and LED lighting systems to the Home Improvement Industry
in North America.
20 Year Warranty and the best Industry support!

Contact: David Ondich at 973-713-2770
or visit our website at www.regalideas.com
 


Get decked out with color
BPT via The Delaware County Daily Times
Wondering what one of the biggest trends "on deck" is this year? Hint, it is a colorful answer. That's because more and more people are choosing to add color with a waterproofing deck stain. "There are practical reasons for the trend," says HGTV/DIY Network star Jeff Wilson.
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AHEC throws the spotlight on 'thermally-modified' American hardwoods at Dubai WoodShow 2014
Zawya
The American Hardwood Export Council, the leading international trade association for the American hardwood industry, has thrown the spotlight on thermally-modified American hardwoods at the Dubai WoodShow 2014, which opened at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center.
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PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  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.
 


NEWS YOU CAN USE


With ingenuity, outdoor areas get cozy
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Christine Brun writes: Last weekend, I sat outside. If this doesn't strike you as newsworthy, it should. I sat completely alone and still. No earphones. No husband. Just me, the breeze and a chorus of birds. It was divine, spring silence except for my panting dogs, which follow me around as if I were a mother duck.
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Outdoor living spaces a growing trend
Sourceable
While designers seek to blur the lines between outdoor and indoor spaces, homeowners are looking for designs that make their outside environment as useful and comfortable as the inside of their homes. According to architects and designers, clients want the garden and living areas to be considered as one space, meaning that outdoor space is becoming as important as indoor space.
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LEADERSHIP


Marketing with postcards — Part I
By Jeffrey Dobkin
How can you stay in your customers' minds? It's easy with a few postcards. Mail postcards to prospects and customers every few weeks, and they'll think of you first when they need something. They'll pick up the phone and call you first when they're ready to buy. Postcards are cheap, easy, hard-working marketing tools, and here's why.
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Pulling together for Rosario
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Rosario Ungaro is a NADRA deck builder, artisan in the Greater Toronto area. Both Ross and his son Anthony were in a horrific car accident Dec. 4, 2013. Being a mom and pop operation, all on-going work and leads came to a halt.

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Updated 10-Point Deck Safety Checklist
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Fresh off the press! Download the FREE 10-Point Deck Safety Checklist Updated for 2014!

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