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Online gallery is open to view all 2015 NADRA NJ Deck Competition entries
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NADRA New Jersey's People's Choice Award Contest is live until tomorrow at 12 p.m. EST. You can click here to view the online gallery of images on Facebook and to cast your vote for your favorite project(s). The winner will be announced tomorrow night at the Deck Awards Dinner. Register for dinner here. Thank you to all of our sponsors for making this night possible!
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LATEST NEWS


Home maintenance: 5 ways to check your deck
NJ.com
Deck maintenance involves more than cleaning and sealing your deck. A deck's entire structure needs to be evaluated regularly to ensure it remains in safe condition. The North American Deck and Railing Association, a trade association that encourages proper deck installation and safety, offers the following checklist to help keep a deck in shape.
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YellaWood teams up with Deck for a Soldier
YellaWood
Now that the sawdust has started to settle, we thought we'd update you on the status of our last building project. You might remember seeing several Memorial Day related posts on our Facebook page last week.
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Fine Homebuilding's 2015 Ultimate Deck Build features CableRail by Feeney
Feeney
Feeney, Inc. is a proud contributor and sponsor of Fine Homebuilding magazine’s 2015 Ultimate Deck Build. Feeney donated CableRail Standard Assemblies for the project.
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Humboldt Redwood decks are beautiful, strong and sustainable
Green Building Elements
A deck adds valuable outdoor living space to any home. It’s a place to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. It’s also a place to barbecue, take a dip in the hot tub or plant gardens. And it can add more value to your property than it costs.
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Deckorators launches new 'Certified Pro' advantage program
Universal Forest Products
Deckorators, a brand of the Universal Forest Products, Inc. family of companies, has rolled out a new preferred-status program that aligns contractors with the leading brand in decking, railings, balusters, post caps and more. Called Certified Pro, the program is designed to increase contractors’ professional business opportunities and drive their deck sales and installation services.
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Outdoor decks made with recycled plastic bags?
GlobeNewswire
If you're thinking of adding a deck to your home's outdoor space, you can do yourself and the environment a favor by checking out decking made with recycled plastics. This versatile decking lets you beautify your home and close the recycling loop. Recycled plastic decking has really grown in popularity in recent years and now is readily available online and at most major home improvement stores.
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NEWS YOU CAN USE


How to add an outdoor shower
Houzz
Showering often feels like more of an obligation than a pleasure — especially if you exercise and have to take more than once a day. Which might explain the burgeoning popularity of outdoor showers. “You’re showering outside in the elements, and there’s something about that that intrigues people,” says Phil Regan, principal designer at Hutker Architects.
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All decked out: How to improve your party space
Mojave Daily News
Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue, graduation party or making the most of a summer holiday, the perfect preparations and attention to ambiance are key ingredients to a successful outdoor celebration. Check out these tips for creating a party-perfect deck.
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10 clever ways to structure your outdoor room
Houzz via Forbes
One of the secrets of a great outdoor room — one that makes you feel instantly relaxed and at home — is the suggestion of a wall, roof or door. Whether made of stone, wood or living greenery, the structure brings a sense of protection to an outdoor space. Here are 10 beautiful ideas for your patio, terrace or deck to spark your imagination.
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LEADERSHIP


6 steps for turning competitors into allies
MarketingProfs
In a time of ever-increasing competition and choice, the value of investing in smart partnerships is apparent. But what's not so apparent is that opportunities for collaboration are often hiding in plain sight — with your competitors.
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How distractions cause stress and impede your ability to function
By Michael S. Haro, Ph.D.
If you are easily distracted, your level of stress likely rises with these distractions. In this state, your potential for making poor decisions and mistakes increases. Leaders and managers constantly face their share of distractions, so it's important to know how to handle them in the appropriate manner. Distractions are always present, and your reaction controls your behavior. The slogan, "As you think, so you go," fits because your thoughts direct your actions and behavior. Everything you do is a result of what you are thinking at the time.
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101 inspiring quotes from the most successful people in history
Inc.
Sujan Patel writes: Inspiration can come from anywhere, but one of my favorite sources is inspirational quotes. There are several that have helped me stay on track throughout my business adventures, and I hope the following sayings from some of the most successful people in history will have the same effect on you.
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5 reasons social media is not working for you
Entrepreneur
Everybody is on social media now. OK, that is a slight exaggeration. Only 2 billion of the planet’s 7.2 billion people have active social media accounts. What is even more incredible is that there are almost 1.7 billion active mobile social users now. ow and where else can you reach almost a third of the earth’s population so easily, so cheaply and so personally?
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