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New Legacy Collection from TimberTech

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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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Iowa deck collapse sends child to hospital
The Associated Press via The Des Moines Register
Authorities say several people received minor injuries when a backyard deck partially collapsed in Des Moines, Iowa. About seven people were on the deck went it partially collapsed at a home on the city's west side.
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NADRA Atlanta Chapter Tabletop Registration and Sponsorship Opportunity
NADRA
Want to attend NADRA's Atlanta Chapter Tabletop event?
When: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Dave and Busters
2215 D&B Drive
Marietta, GA 30067
Cost: $20 per person at the door. Please bring cash or check
Register: Click here to register
Sponsor: All sponsors must fill out page 4 of NADRA's media kit, found here. The cost to sponsor is $250, you must be a current NADRA member. Sponsorship includes registration for 1 person. Please have any guests register through the link above.

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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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Fiberon Decking announces National Enjoy Your Deck Day celebration, $20,000 giveaway and charity drive event
PRWeb
Fiberon Decking proclaims Saturday, June 7, as National Enjoy Your Deck Day, where participants will share videos of their inspired ideas for unique, beautiful, and relaxing outdoor living spaces, and the person who uploads the most-favorited video will win $20,000 worth of deck improvements. In conjunction with this event, Fiberon Decking will match up to $10,000 of donated money that goes to a variety of worthwhile charities.
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Timber! Where lumber prices are going
Seeking Alpha
Michael Hoeft writes: I believe that lumber futures and its attendant equity plays — iShares Global Timber and Forestry ETF and Weyerhaeuser Company, for example — are due for a nice pop in the coming weeks/months.
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BlueLinx Holdings Inc., joins Fiberon to increase distribution of composite decking and railing products in Georgia
PRWeb via Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Fiberon Decking adds an additional channel to its delivery system. In partnering with BlueLinx Holdings Inc., Fiberon Decking will extend the reach of its state-of-the-art line of environmentally friendly, wood-alternative decking. With over 50 years of experience and 50 different distribution centers, BlueLinx delivers more than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers.
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Outdoor living spaces continue to evolve
Houston Chronicle
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 during 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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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
 


5 of the most profitable home renovations you could make
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
From 2009 to 2011, Census data indicates homeowners spent a combined total of nearly $360 billion on home improvements, with a median cost of $3,200 per venture. When deciding on a home renovation project, most homeowners search for one that will increase both the visual aesthetic and the value of the property.
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Unreal estate: Outdoor living spaces
The Huffington Post
The weather is getting warmer and May flowers have arrived, which means it's time to bring your living room outside. Each of these homes for sale has a swoon-worthy space to read a book, dine alfresco or simply soak in the sun. A staycation would sound a lot more appealing with one of these backyards.
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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.
 


Semi-transparent deck stains balance durability, beauty
WRAL-TV
It takes work to keep decks looking great, and this is the time of year many people take on the challenge of restaining. The project can drastically improve both appearance and lifespan, but homeowners should take steps to ensure their hard work doesn't have to be redone in a few weeks.
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Why you need a social media policy — and how to get started
By Liz Murphy
Unfortunately, it's not uncommon for companies to make headlines for embarrassing social media blunders — ranging from inappropriately capitalizing on national tragedies to poorly-timed messaging.

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Trends in railing materials: Support NADRA
NADRA
Recent homeowner surveys show that more and more consumers are choosing mixed material railing systems. Leading materials include wood and metal balusters.

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Simple Facebook marketing guidelines for small businesses
Business 2 Community
Facebook is one of the pillars in social media marketing, but it doesn't always have to be.

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Why you need a social media policy — and how to get started
By Liz Murphy
Unfortunately, it's not uncommon for companies to make headlines for embarrassing social media blunders — ranging from inappropriately capitalizing on national tragedies to poorly-timed messaging. But public "fails" on official social media channels are not the only challenges organizations face in today's fast-paced world of technological innovation. As real-time social networking continues to gain traction, employees are now facing disciplinary actions for tweets, posts and photos made on personal accounts.
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Small business mobile marketing tips
Business 2 Community
The mobile channel has seen explosive growth year on year, providing businesses with the opportunity for more powerful customer relationships and additional revenue streams. Small businesses may feel they lack the expertise to launch an effective mobile marketing campaign. How can they compete with bigger companies and stay current with the fast-changing world of mobile technology?
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CALENDAR


Important dates to remember
NADRA
  • May — May is Deck Safety Month® — learn more HERE
  • June 17 — NADRA Atlanta Chapter Table Top Event at Dave and Buster's
For more details on NADRA Events, email your questions to info@NADRA.org.




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