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New Legacy Collection from TimberTech

Learn more about the Legacy Collection, with its earthy hardwood looks and rich undulating grains.




 




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Successful Tabletop Event last night in Atlanta
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WOW! Thank you to all the sponsors and attendees that came out last night to Dave & Buster's!
A special thank you to our sponsors:
  • Aeratis
  • Armadillo
  • Compton Sales
  • FastenMaster
  • Fiberon
  • Fortress Railing
  • ProWood
  • Wolmanized Outdoor Wood
  • MoistureShield
  • Nyloboard
  • Overseas Hardwoods Company
  • Rainaway Deck Drain Systems, Inc.
  • Southeastern Underdeck Systems
  • TimberTech
  • Trex
  • Undercover Systems, Inc.
  • Weyerhaeuser

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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.
 


LATEST NEWS


3 On Your Side: Deck safety tips as the summer season begins
By Jim Donovan
Watch the video here.

The last thing that probably comes to mind when you think of a barbecue on your deck is third degree burns and concussions. But 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds that each year that's exactly what happens to dozens of people when the deck floor below suddenly gives way. Read more here.

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TimberTown Austin and Fortress Railing Products host a learning luncheon with builder Bobby Parks
NADRA Blog
TimberTown Austin is partnering up with Fortress Railing Products on their next learning luncheon. The event will feature speaker Bobby Parks, the owner of Peachtree Decks and Porches of Atlanta, Georgia.
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Decks can be beautiful and sustainable
North American Precis Syndicate via Scoop San Diego
For some homeowners, a deck is an extension of what makes a house a home. It can be a place to retreat to after a long, work-filled week as well as a place to spend time with family and friends. For some, a deck can even serve as a way to express environmental values. That's the word from the California Redwood Association.
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US wood plastic composite lumber industry demand to grow 10 percent annually to 2018
PRWeb via BusyByway
Increases in overall construction activity will support demand gains for both types of alternative lumber through 2018, but wood-plastic composite demand will rise at a quicker pace than demand for plastic lumber, albeit from a smaller base. As nearly two-thirds of composite and plastic lumber demand is generated by the residential market, expansion in that market will boost composite lumber demand.
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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
 


ICC releases 2015 International Codes
Building Online
Jurisdictions and other code users can begin to prepare for adoption and use of the newest building safety codes. The 2015 International Codes developed by International Code Council Members and other safety advocates at public hearings using the governmental consensus process.
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NEWS YOU CAN USE


Indoor rules apply when planning outdoor space
Toronto Star
June has got to be one of the most spectacular months in the calendar. Everyone can't wait to get outdoors, and invitations for drinks on a patio become far more frequent. There are some spectacular restaurant patios to join friends for drinks and a meal, but save on cab fees and create a beautiful patio in your own backyard.
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Summer's hottest 'deck-cessories'
BPT via Chicago Tribune
Whether it's a cookout for friends or a quiet conversation with family, the backyard deck is the hot spot for summer living. So what's trending now when it comes to making that space as stylish and functional as it can be? "The line between indoor and outdoor living spaces continues to blur," says HGTV/DIY Network star Jeff Wilson.
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3 ways to turn a small business in to a big business
By Greg L. Alston
Too many small business owners take a bunch of money, throw it at a problem and hope it works. This is why the failure rate of new businesses is 44 percent by the end of the third year of operation.

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June 12 webinar: 2012 IRC and DCA-6 Provisions for Residential Wood Decks
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Thursday, June 12 at 1 p.m. CDT (2 p.m. EDT, 12 p.m. MDT, 11 a.m. PDT

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13 injured after South Carolina deck collapses during photo
Gawker
A deck at an oceanfront inn on Pawleys Island, near tourist hotspot Myrtle Beach in South Carolina, collapsed while over 25 people attempted a selfie in front of a rainbow over the ocean. Over a dozen people have been injured.

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Homeowners are hot to remodel outdoor spaces — and willing to spend the cash
CultureMap Dallas
Homeowners hoping to expand their living spaces are looking to the outdoors now more than ever. According to the recent Zillow Digs Home Design Trend Report, more than two-thirds of remodelers surveyed are planning outdoor home improvement projects this season &mdahs; a 70 percent increase compared to last summer.
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Backyard makeovers are about creating spaces to enjoy with family, friends
The Post and Courier
When it came time for a home improvement project, Virginia and David Mandell debated between a media room and a backyard makeover. Virginia Mandell knew their three kids would play video games on a screen the size of a toaster oven so she voted to overhaul the backyard, which was little more than a grassy patch overlooking marsh. "I wanted us to be outside," she said.
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Infographic: The small business path to digital marketing success
Mobile Marketing Watch
If the quest for success in small business today required a soundtrack, surely the theme from Cheers would make the cut. "Making your way in the world today takes everything you've got" is more than just a lyric from the iconic sitcom's theme song. It's an unwavering truth when comes to achieving marketing success.
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3 ways to turn a small business in to a big business
By Greg L. Alston
Too many small business owners take a bunch of money, throw it at a problem and hope it works. This is why the failure rate of new businesses is 44 percent by the end of the third year of operation. So in my never-ending quest to give simple answers to incredibly complex questions, I have attempted to give a quick explanation of: What makes a business successful and worthy of growing in to a big business? There are really only three things that matter.
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Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Why a wood deck is one of the best investments a homeowner can make (BPT via Idaho State Journal)
US wood-plastic composite and plastic lumber market demand jump to 10 percent annually (WhaTech)
Study: Demand for wood-plastic composites to hit $6.5B in 2018 (Woodworking Network)
Railing Trends Survey (NADRA)

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