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New Legacy Collection from TimberTech

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




 




NADRA HIGHLIGHTS

Color, design and market trends for residential outdoor products 2014
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The first of its kind report to evaluate the color and design characteristics of building products and décor and how they create the new outdoor room
Outdoor building products and décor are proving to be an extremely successful and growing market. Homeowners are turning their decks, patios and porches into outdoor rooms and their backyards into casual-living retreats. This is driving the demand for thoughtfully designed products and materials. Read more and call for details.
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NADRA NJ July Meeting sponsored by FastenMaster
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Our next meeting is taking place on Tuesday, July 15at 6 p.m. at the Chimney Rock Inn. FastenMaster will be our sponsor for this meeting!

$20 for members/$25 for prospective members
*Cash or check at the door


We will be talking with members for input on a NEW exciting location for our meetings. Have some input? Send it our way! Please email your Chapter Secretary, Judy at: jverbl@aol.com or call NADRA's direct line: 215.679.4884. More info on the meeting will be coming soon! Agenda, speaker and more!

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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


Enter to win Fiberon's $20,000 deck giveaway today!
Fiberon
Would you like to add a long lasting Fiberon composite deck to your outdoor living space? All you have to do is enter an outdoor video answering one of five questions about how you use your outdoor living area. Visit Fiberon today and submit your video for a chance to win a $20,000 deck and complete your outdoor oasis! Contest submissions end June 30!
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Remodeling your deck: When to DIY, when to hire a pro
TIME
Remodeling your wood deck can be a great way to rejuvenate your outdoor living space and update your home's whole look. Instructions for tackling your own deck remodel without the help of professionals are readily available. But why go DIY?
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MoistureShield composite decking is giving 8 lucky winners more reasons to enjoy their deck this summer
PRWeb
To celebrate outdoor living season, MoistureShield composite decking is hosting a "Summer Giveaway" sweepstakes that will offer entrants a chance to win deck-themed prizes once a week for eight weeks.
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Trex Company named a top 2014 workplace
Marketwired via MarketWatch
Trex Company, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, recently was selected as one of the 2014 Top Workplaces by the Washington Post. The newspaper's annual feature highlighted Trex's leadership, compensation, training, workplace flexibility and diversity as key strengths that place Trex at the forefront of Washington-area companies.
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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
 


Fiberon composite deck-planning tool created by Venveo wins National Advertising Award
PRWeb via Virtual-Strategy Magazine
To build a composite decking outdoor living space that suits a homeowner's unique taste takes creativity and ingenuity. The same criteria apply when it comes to advertising the custom-built decks that Fiberon offers. Venveo pulled that effort off flawlessly, as is evident with their recent win.
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5 questions to ask a skilled decking contractor
Chicago Tribune
If your plans include adding, replacing or updating a deck, asking potential contractors the right questions is an important first step. Below are five recommended questions every homeowner should ask their deck contractor.
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NEWS YOU CAN USE


6 sizzling outdoor living trends
The Daily Journal
Americans spent billions on outdoor living spaces each year. Where homeowners once would have added square footage with new construction, they now want to open the door and expand their living space into the great outdoors. The backyard can be more than a place to entertain or spend time with family and friends. For some, it's a respite from the everyday.
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Stylish seating for porches, patios and pool areas
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Uncomfortable chairs or a lack of seating can make your plans to entertain outside a drag. From pint-sized furniture to sculptural chairs, an array of options can add function and a decorative touch to decks, porches, patios and balconies.
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Remodeling your deck: When to DIY, when to hire a pro
TIME
Remodeling your wood deck can be a great way to rejuvenate your outdoor living space and update your home's whole look. Instructions for tackling your own deck remodel without the help of professionals are readily available.

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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. B


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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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LEADERSHIP


Small businesses get sales boost from Instagram marketing
The Associated Press via Newsday
A picture is worth thousands of dollars for Limelight Extensions. Phones start ringing at the Farmington Hills, Michigan, salon each time co-owner Miranda Jade Plater posts pictures on photo-sharing app Instagram. Would-be customers call to book appointments or ask questions about hair extensions she posts.
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11 success tips from small business leaders
Small Business Trends
Whether it's about how to use social media, getting through the early dark days of a startup, or about marketing your business, getting advice can help you succeed. The video below contains success tips from 11 business leaders. It was shot at ICON14 in Phoenix, Arizona. ICON is the Infusionsoft customer conference that attracts 3,000 attendees, most of them small businesses or serving small businesses like yours.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    TimberTown Austin and Fortress Railing Products host a learning luncheon with builder Bobby Parks (NADRA Blog)
Summer's hottest 'deck-cessories' (BPT via Chicago Tribune)
ICC releases 2015 International Codes (Building Online)

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