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Save the date! NADRA Atlanta Golf Outing: June 15
The NADRA Atlanta crew will be getting together on June 15 at the Brookfield Country Club in Roswell, Georgia, for a fun-filled day of golf, networking and fun! Shotgun start at 1 p.m. More details to be announced soon!
NADRA's New Jersey Deck Competition is open for entries
The NJ Deck Comp is officially re-open for entries. The deadline to enter is Wednesday, May 20 at 11:59 p.m. There are 18 categories total. The "Best Deck" will be chosen from highest score. The winners will be announced on Thursday, June 4 at the Bridgewater Manor in Bridgewater, New Jersey. Click here to learn more and to enter the Deck Competition. Click here to learn more and to register for dinner.
Fiberon adds dramatic new color to paramount PVC decking line
Homeowners have another exciting color option in high-quality PVC decking: Earthstone, the latest addition to the Fiberon Paramount decking line. A rich, dark brown with multitoned streaking, Earthstone is ideal for creating a sophisticated outdoor space, adding a contrasting deck border or interspersing with lighter boards for a dramatic, one-of-a-kind look.
Peachtree Decks & Porches
FastenMaster's video features Greg DiBernardo of Peachtree Decks & Porches in Alpharetta, Georgia.
The screened porch highlighted in this video demonstrates Peachtree's trademark of using open rafters where the framing cuts are the finished cuts.
Cedar Creek joins MoistureShield's distribution network in Denver market
Cedar Creek, LLC, becomes the latest distributor to join the expanding MoistureShield network. MoistureShield, a leading manufacturer of wood alternative products, will provide its entire line of high performance decking, including the capstock and composite collections, multiple railing options and deck accessory products to the Cedar Creek Denver location.
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'Show Off Your Deck' contest
If you’d like to enter to win a free tablet, all you have to do is take a picture of your Duradek deck and post it on Duradek’s Facebook page with a few words about your deck. It’s that easy to enter!
The decking opportunity
Decking and railing continues to gain industry attention, as the outdoor living experience remains a high priority for homeowners when considering remodeling projects. The backyard is an extension of the home and provides the owner with a place for leisure and entertainment, along with increased home resale value in the future.
Woman injured in deck collapse at Tennessee apartment complex
A woman was taken to the hospital after a second story deck collapsed at a West Knoxville apartment complex.
A resident of Sunflower Apartments called 911 just after 6 p.m. to report the collapse. Fire crews found a woman had been on the deck when it collapsed.
Outdoor kitchen decorating: Furnish and accessorize with fun and flair
Dayton Daily News
Pulling off al fresco entertaining is easier than ever when the clever host or hostess turns to the latest in outdoor kitchen design and furnishing innovations. View the outdoors as an extension of your home's living and dining rooms, said Sherry Lusardi, a local outdoor furniture.
Small businesses need to improve Web presence
Mobile Marketing Watch
A new survey conducted by research firm Clutch shows that small businesses should work harder to seize an opportunity to improve their Web presence.
According to the data presented, over 25 percent of small businesses do not have a website and 10 percent claim that they are unlikely to have a website in the future.
Use action and idea lists to prioritize tasks and get things done
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.
How can small businesses compete with big name stores?
Business 2 Community
Many small business owners dream of being the next Bill Gates or Richard Branson. Obviously, most of them do so because the idea of being filthy rich is more than a little enticing, but money isn’t everything.
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