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May is Deck Safety Month® help spread the word! Here's how
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Check out the updated forms for Deck Safety Month® this May. What are you doing to promote Deck Safety Awareness during the month of May? Tell us your story and we will share it on the NADRA blog, social media and NADRA Industry Update each Wednesday! Email your story to Info@NADRA.org.
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NADRA — Official sponsor of Building Code College
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BCC is your online provider of NADRA's Master Deck Professional Code Education Classes Industry professionals need affordable training available when they are available. Building Code College responds with free, online, self-paced, building code education from industry experts.
How do you get certified?
  1. Maintain an active NADRA Membership
  2. Complete all four Building Codes for Building Decks FREE Courses Online
  3. Pass all four NADRA Master Deck Professional, Codes & Standards Certification Exams (fees apply)
  4. Click here to learn more and to get started.

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NADRA NJ Chapter Meeting May 20
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Hey New Jersey! Please join us for our Chapter meeting Tuesday, May 20. This is a very important meeting as we will be discussing the nominations and voting in our new board of directors for the next two years. RSVP here
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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.
 


NADRA Carolina Chapter Update
NADRA
Thanks to all who attended our formation meeting for the Carolina chapter this past Tuesday, April 22 at the Jocks & Jill's restaurant in Charlotte. We had 30 attendees who came from throughout the North and South Carolina markets to help us in forming this chapter. It was a great turnout for our first meeting and I am hopeful that this trend will continue as we develop this chapter.
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Williamsburg offers free deck inspection in May
The Virginia Gazette
City staff are providing free deck inspections to residents in May to support Building Safety Month, according to a release. The deck inspections will be done without penalty or notice of violation. According to the National American Deck and Railing Association, more than 40 million decks in the country are more than 40 years old, and age and inadequate maintenance are leading causes of deck and rail failures.
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Meet the pro: Sean McAleer
WOLF Home Products
Sean McAleer, a WOLF PRO and owner of DeckRemodelers.com, has won seven national awards for his decks, as well as many state-level awards in New Jersey. When we spoke with Sean, he was taking a break from a personal project — adding a WOLF deck to his own home.
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Study: Outdoor living and environmentally friendly features a focus for spring landscape projects
Green Industry Pros
Creating entertaining space and fixing problems are equally important to homeowners when it comes to landscaping projects, according to the Spring Houzz Landscaping Survey of more than 4,500 Houzz users who are in the midst of, or are planning, a landscape update.
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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
 


Want remodeling ROI? Why a wood deck is one of the best investments a homeowner can make
The Westerly Sun
As the seasons turn, more homeowners look for projects that not only make their homes more livable, but also offer great return on investment. With demand high across the country for outdoor spaces that bring the comforts of the indoors outside, there's no surprise that decks are one of the top remodeling projects for 2014.
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May is Deck Safety Month®!
NADRA
What: Beautiful and eco-friendly NyloDeck was on DIY Network's Yardcore last night. Viewers watched as two homeowners received the backyard remodel of a lifetime using all repurposed materials, including NyloDeck. Ultra strong, yet light weight and beautiful, NyloDeck is made using 100 percent recycled carpet fiber. This Saturday, May 3, NyloDeck will also be featured on an episode of A&E's Flipping Boston. Watch as real estate flippers completely transform a colossal property and add a stunning deck using NyloDeck.
When: Saturday, May 3
Where: A&E — Flipping Boston

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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.
 


ProWood Desperate Deck Contest
ProWood
Fight low deck esteem — enter to win a $20,000 deck makeover. If your deck is too embarrassed to be seen in public, show us! ProWood wants to turn a desperate deck into a backyard dream deck. No deck should be splintery, warped or close to collapsing, so we want to help. If your deck needs rescuing, enter the Desperate Deck Contest now.
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Fiberon Decking announces photo contest for outdoor living space builders
PRWeb via Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Fiberon Decking launches a photo-based contest for builders who create unique, durable and high-caliber outdoor living spaces with Fiberon composite decking materials. For people who use the FiberPRO loyalty support system and other builders who sign up as FiberPROs, this photo contests allows participants to exhibit their work and share it with communities.
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Deceuninck North America partners with Vandermeer Forest Products, Inc. to offer Clubhouse PVC Decking to its customers in the Pacific Northwest
PRNewswire
Deceuninck North America, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality systems for windows, doors and outdoor living, is pleased to partner with Vandermeer Forest Products, Inc., a regional distributor of high-quality building products in the Pacific Northwest.
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CertainTeed debuts 2nd webisode featuring 2013 Living Spaces Facebook Home Makeover Video Contest winner
PRWeb via Digital Journal
Homeowner discovers easy-to-use digital tools for designing a dream living space. CertainTeed launched its second webisode in the 2013 Living Spaces Facebook Home Makeover Video Contest featuring the Bielfelt family of Mentor, Ohio.
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NEWS YOU CAN USE


Outdoor living and landscaping sector has grown into a $60 billion industry
The Times-Picayune
Ahh, spring. Finally. After the winter that wouldn't quit, we've come to that welcome slice of time between shiver and swelter, those few months when it's warm enough to work in the yard but not so hot you spout sweat like a rain bird.
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Accessories complete your outdoor spaces
Mason City Globe Gazette
Decks and patios are a good way to enjoy Iowa's warmer months, but they wouldn't be complete without the right accessories. The accessories can range from basic inexpensive items such as solar powered lights to a kitchen complete with sink and refrigerator.
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LEADERSHIP


What CrossFit teaches us about pricing
By Marc Wayshak
Walk into any CrossFit gym, and you'll probably hear loud music blasting over the grunts of CrossFitters pushing their bodies well past what most would consider possible. They often train so hard they can hardly stand by the end of their workouts. Regardless of your athletic ability, though, CrossFit has a few lessons in store for you. In fact, all small business owners would be wise to learn a thing or two about pricing from the CrossFit business model. Consider this: CrossFit gyms typically charge two to five times more than typical gyms.
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4 ways to deal with competitors
Entrepreneur
Right now, do you find yourself in the thick of competition, with everyone elbowing each other and scrambling to be the front runner? While you may wish your competition would just go away already, having them is actually good for business.
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Composite or wood? Myth-busting facts to know before you decide on a deck
BPT via Scoop San Diego
As temperatures warm across the country, many homeowners will begin thinking about home improvement. Adding a deck or replacing an old one is a popular project in spring and summer — one that provides outdoor entertaining space and enhances home value.

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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.

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Important dates to remember
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  • May — May is Deck Safety Month® — learn more HERE
For more details on NADRA Events, email your questions to info@NADRA.org.


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