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NEW Infographic: Tips for promoting Deck Safety Month®
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NADRA's Deck Safety Resource Guide! Leveraging Social Media
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In 2006 NADRA, The North American Deck and Railing Association declared May as Deck Safety Month®(DSM). NADRA's Campaign for deck safety awareness is an effort to promote outdoor living in a beautiful and safe environment. There are many ways to promote Deck Safety Month®, and many opportunities for creative approaches for outreach. This document suggests ways that NADRA members can promote Deck Safety Month® for the greatest consumer (or public) impact. Take advantage of this marketing opportunity, and call us anytime with questions. We are here to help!
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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.

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NADRA members campaigning for deck safety awareness
NADRA
Congratulations to the following NADRA members proudly promoting Deck Safety Month®! Click their names to see what they are doing to promote Deck Safety Month®! Don't see your name? Send us an email or post your deck safety promotion on our Facebook page here. We will add your name and link next week!
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Arch Wood Protection and the Wolmanized brand pitch in to promote Deck Safety Month®
Arch Wood Protection
Arch Wood Protection and the Wolmanized brand of pressure treated wood are pitching in to promote Deck Safety Month®. After customizing NADRA's Check Your Deck® video with the Wolmanizd brand, Arch featured the video in emails to 700 deck contractors, 5,000 lumber dealers, and several hundred wood treaters, urging them to share the information as well. In addition to emails, Arch featured information prominently on its website, while using the opportunity in emails to also promote Wolmanized Wood University, Arch's new training hub on proper treatment and use of treated wood. The online hub is due to be live in June.
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Win a GoPro video camera from Nyloboard!
Nyloboard
Win a GoPro Video Camera! It's easy — show your support of NADRA's Deck Safety Month®, by posting a photo of your deck in use to our Facebook page! Be sure to use the hashtag #DeckSafety2014.

Selfies or photos of others enjoying your deck are WELCOME! All participants must like or be fans of the NyloBoard Facebook page to enter.

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NADRA NJ Chapter Meeting — sponsored by Phoenix Manufacturing, Inc.
NADRA
Just a reminder that our May chapter meeting will be held next Tuesday, May 20 at the Chimney Rock Inn in Bound Brook at 6 p.m. This month's meeting will be sponsored by Jen Sheridan and Phoenix Manufacturing. We will also be discussing the nominations that were submitted for board members for the next two years. Please RSVP here
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NADRA Atlanta Table Top Event
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Our next meeting June 17 will be a table top event and will take place at Dave & Buster's in Marietta. We still have spots available for vendors.
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NADRA Member, Breyer Construction & Landscape accepts both a National Award (Remodeling Big50) and a local award (Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce, Top 3 Emerging Entrepreneur) on the same night!
NADRA
Matthew Breyer, CGR, owner of Breyer Construction and Landscape, LLC (BC&L), has been selected by REMODELING magazine to join the REMODELING Big50. Every year since 1986, the REMODELING Big50 inducts 50 owners of remodeling companies that have set exceptionally high standards for professionalism and integrity through exemplary business practices, craftsmanship, and impact in their community or the industry at large.
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Trex begins making new product taking it beyond outdoor decks
Plastic News
Recently, Trex Co. Inc. started filling orders for a new alternative to virgin polyethylene that is being manufactured at its facility in Winchester, Virginia. Unlike Trex, an alternative-wood decking, the initial buyers of the raw material are not in the outdoor products market, according to Ron Kaplan, CEO, president and chairman of the Winchester-based company.
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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.
 


Fiberon Decking wins 2 2014 awards for design excellence
PRWeb
Fiberon Decking has been named a Platinum and Gold Award winner for the 2014 Awards for Design Excellence. As the largest and most prestigious awards program for design of the last 20 years, ADEX cites products that promote innovation, durability, function and beauty.
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Fairlawn offering new Deck Safety Inspection Program
Akron
During its May 5 meeting, Fairlawn City Council passed a resolution acknowledging May 2014 as "Building Safety Month" in the city. In conjunction with the announcement, Fairlawn's new voluntary Residential Deck Safety Inspection Program was unveiled.
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Dock and marina owners find smooth sailing with water-resistant MoistureShield composite decking from AERT
PRWeb via Intercooler Online
As boating season gets underway this spring, dock and marina owners looking for durable, moisture-resistant decking will find the solution with MoistureShield composite decking. As the only water-resistant composite decking available in both 2×4 and 2×6 sizes, MoistureShield is both an affordable and attractive decking solution for any marina application — including decks, docks and boardwalks.
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NEWS YOU CAN USE


Outdoor living spaces now as cozy as indoors
The Associated Press via The Sacramento Bee
For years, it was enough to park a barbecue grill next to a picnic table on a patio and call it an "outdoor kitchen." But over the past decade, Americans have taken backyard cooking and dining to a new level, adding elaborate cooking islands, outdoor sinks and refrigerators, even outdoor TVs.
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Landscape expert's recommendations for outdoor living spaces
Infolink
Gary Bazzana, the resident landscape expert at Sareen Stone NSW gives useful pointers for creating amazing outdoor living spaces. Homeowners desirous of having their own urban oasis to escape the daily grind or simply an area to entertain have a number of options.
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Decks add value and enjoyment to your backyard
Tri-County Times
Nothing says summer more than sitting out on a deck, enjoying a cool drink and the warmth of an evening barbecue. Decks are still a popular home feature, paying back homeowners well when it's time to sell their homes. According to Zillow.com, a deck will return 70.1 percent of its original investment.
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Part of running a business involves utilizing and developing skills to get everyone to play the same game, to work toward the same goals and objectives.

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The importance of building a safe, long-lasting deck
Sure Drive USA
Did you know that only 40 percent of the 45 million decks that are found in neighborhoods just like yours are considered safe?

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Just for fun: Tired of plastic? Wood gadgets go against the grain
NBC News
We may find our phones, tablets and laptops indispensable, but after a while, all that plastic, metal, and glass can get a bit monotonous — why not break up the sterile black and silver with a bit of wood?

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Part of running a business involves utilizing and developing skills to get everyone to play the same game, to work toward the same goals and objectives. But what's the likelihood that all your employees are playing the same game you are? Athletes demonstrate the "big game" phenomenon all the time. When they're focused on the game, minor and even major injuries don't faze them, and they keep playing to win. Your ability to spread "big game" fever to everyone in your business will play a huge role in your success.
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A content marketing checklist for your small business
Business 2 Community
Are you ready to ramp up your company's inbound marketing efforts? That's not a rhetorical question: Content marketing is increasingly necessary for companies looking to develop a competitive edge, and smaller businesses are by no means exempt from this.
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Important dates to remember
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  • May — May is Deck Safety Month® — learn more HERE
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