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NADRA's 10th Anniversary Celebration
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The North American Deck and Railing Association invites you to join us for a celebration of 10 years of service to the outdoor living industry. We will honor the work done over the last 10 years, highlight exemplary current efforts, and help set the vision for the next 10 years! The event will take place at The National Aquarium in Baltimore on the evening of: Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.
NADRA will be offering education at DeckExpo on Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014:
  • Cocktail Reception & Tour of the National Aquarium
  • National Deck Awards - NEW categories!
  • Peoples Choice Awards - Deck Competition
  • New Category Opened to Manufacturers for Wood & Alternative Deck Projects
  • National Industry Awards
  • Annual Meeting / Special Presentation
  • Silent Auction
  • Raffles:50/50, Door Prizes
  • Nominations & Elections
  • After Party
We will keep you posted when registration has opened! Stay tuned.
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NADRA's Annual National Deck Competition — opening SOON!
NADRA
It's that time of year again! Start snapping pictures and preparing your descriptions for this year's annual deck competition. We have more categories, more photos to upload and more prizes!

Check back next week for even MORE details!

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Remodeling Show & DeckExpo

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October 22-24, 2014

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RSVP now for the July NADRA NJ Meeting
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NADRA NJ Chapter Meeting on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 6 p.m. Cost is $20/member, $25/nonmember at door per person. Please bring cash or check. A BIG thank you to: FastenMaster for sponsoring our meeting! RSVP here.
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Several people injured after deck collapse interrupts child's birthday party
WFMZ-TV
Mike Beaudry, NADRA Executive: Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. The terrible thing is knowing these injuries can be prevented through proper construction and inspection practices. Professional deck builders along with inspectors and industry manufacturers/dealers are working together to provide education to industry professionals, home owners and renters through NADRA.org and other national organizations. NADRA.org has a free "Check Your Deck" list that home owners (and renters) can download. Please, if you have a deck, get it inspected and repaired!

Here are the forms:
  • NADRA's Deck Safety Month
  • Check Your Deck Consumer Checklist
  • Deck Evaluation Checklist

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    Land ruling could impact lumber market as much as pine beetle
    Financial Post via The Province
    A Supreme Court of Canada ruling on aboriginal land could eventually have as severe an impact on North American lumber supply as the mountain pine beetle, RBC Capital Markets warned. The court’s unanimous decision on June 26 relates to a 30-year-plus land dispute between the Tsilhqot’in Nation and the British Columbia and Canadian governments.
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    Living space: Mirrors magnify outdoor beauty
    News & Observer
    Mirrors can bring in a beautiful view from outdoors, make a room feel lighter and brighter and open up a dark corner. Large mirrors can make a room look twice its normal size. But mirrors don't have to stay indoors. You can use them creatively outside, too.
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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
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    Outdoor decorating trends are made to last
    The Tennessean
    Creating outdoor rooms remains a popular design trend with homeowners across the country. It’s a simple, budget-friendly way to increase your home’s square footage and to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you have a large patio or a small porch, your outdoor room can easily reflect your style and become a treasured gathering spot in your home.
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    Deck dreaming: 5 easy steps to plan the perfect deck
    BPT via The Glen Rose Reporter
    With warm summer days in full swing, it is time to make your dream of a backyard deck transformation a reality. If you are like many homeowners who are interested in revamping outdoor living spaces, a lack of time and decking know-how may be preventing you from getting started.
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    5 outdoor living trends that turn a drab deck into a beautiful oasis
    The Westerly Sun
    Warm weather means more time to spend outside enjoying gentle breezes and sunshine-filled days. Is your deck or patio ready for months of outdoor fun? If your outdoor space is a bit drab, there’s no need to fret. The year’s top trends in outdoor living will transform any deck in an instant and create a space that is truly an extension of the home.
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    The best social media marketing apps for SMBs
    Business 2 Community
    There are only so many hours in the day and let’s face it we all need a little help from time to time. Whether you are a small business, an international company or a social media professional, you either need several pairs of hands, or you need some great software for your social media management.
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    4 small business lessons from the World Cup
    FoxBusiness
    World Cup fever has gripped the U.S. The reasons for this are many. First of all, soccer — futbol, to the rest of the world — has grown incrementally since the legendary Pele put the sport on the map in the United States during the 1970s. According to the latest figures available from U.S. Youth Soccer, more than 3 million boys and girls are playing the sport across the country, with more than one-third concentrated along the East Coast.
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    4 small business lessons from the World Cup
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    World Cup fever has gripped the U.S. The reasons for this are many. First of all, soccer — futbol, to the rest of the world — has grown incrementally since the legendary Pele put the sport on the map in the United States during the 1970s.

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    Color, design and market trends for residential outdoor products 2014
    NADRA
    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.

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    RSVP now for the July NADRA NJ Meeting
    NADRA
    NADRA NJ Chapter Meeting on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 6 p.m. Cost is $20/member, $25/nonmember at door per person. Please bring cash or check. A BIG thank you to: FastenMaster for sponsoring our meeting! RSVP here.

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