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NADRA-Principia Regional Railing Report — Survey raffle winners announced!
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The top prize ($200) winner is Robert Shaw of Colorado Deck and Framing. Congratulations Robert!

Other raffle winners include:

$100 certificate:
  • Phil West, Cowls Bldg Supply

  • $50 certificate:
  • Larry Cook, Frary Lumber
  • Harold Cross, Archadeck of Central Iowa

  • $25 certificate:
  • Allen Kay, GBS Building Supply
  • Phil Brown, Archadeck
  • Josh Czerwinski, Paramount Custom Decks Inc.
  • Mark Young, Great Railing


  • Congratulations to all of you and also a BIG thank you for your input to the Exterior Railing Survey. The combined views of 158 people (contractors and channel companies) were extremely helpful in our analysis of the railing business.

    The Principia research team is in the process of writing the report and is expected to publish it in August. We promised everyone that completed the survey that we’ll share a summary, and we will, once we publish the report. After publication, we’ll take the data and put into a readable format and share with the people that completed the survey.
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    NADRA's 2014 National Deck Competition is open for entries
    NADRA

    Looking for some inspiration? Take a look at the video of all 2013 entries here. The competition is live and open for entries. Check out the categories, descriptions and more. Be sure to click on the cheat sheet to review and start thinking about which projects you are going to enter. Competition closes on Oct. 5 at 11:55 p.m. EST.

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    New survey reveals service drives growth at WOLF, results show correlation between service and rising revenue
    NADRA Blog
    Be fair. Solve customer problems. Deliver on promises. These attributes are the foundation of exceptional service in the building materials industry. And a recent survey of independent dealers by WOLF reveals that those same attributes can also be a key driver of bottom-line success. Read more here.
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    Fiberon announces Deck Day $20,000 winner
    Fiberon
    Fiberon announces Martin Weiss and his family as the winners of the first Deck Day Giveaway video contest. The Weiss family will take home a $20,000 composite decking outdoor living space. With tens of thousands of votes and social media shares, the Deck Day Giveaway video contest has officially come to a close. Martin Weiss submitted the winning entry. Read more here.
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    The battle over 'green' plastics continues in the building and construction industry
    Plastics Today
    This week, David Levine, CEO of the American Sustainable Business Council, took the opportunity to rake the plastics industry over the coals while SPI and other plastics industry groups held their "fly-in" in Washington, D.C.
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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
     


    DryJoistEZ by Wahoo Decks selected for use on outdoor balcony country club
    PRWeb via Digital Journal
    Using DryJoistEZ was an easy decision to make considering all of the capabilities it has to offer," said Don Steenbeke, president of Big Jim's Home Center, a building supply store. "From a structural standpoint it was a perfect alternative to common wood joists ..."
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    TAMKO introduces additional Marquee Railing colors
    PRWeb via Virtual-Strategy Magazine
    TAMKO Building Products, Inc. has expanded the popular Marquee Railing System, to include four new colors: cappuccino, dark walnut, burgundy wood and shadow grey. The four colors are designed to complement TAMKO's EverGrain and EverGrain Envision composite decking series.
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    Meet code and lower installed costs by using LedgerLok. The ledger board fastener that requires no predrilling.
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    Early childhood play space relies on Moistureshield composite deck boards for multiple uses beyond traditional decking
    PRWeb via Virtual-Strategy Magazine
    When two-year-old Grayson Schmidt cut the ribbon to open the new nature playground at the Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center, he kicked off years of safe and engaging play for infants and toddlers in Bentonville, Arkansas and neighboring communities.
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    How to fix simple and small outdoor living spaces
    Oye Times
    Here are some impressive ideas to fix simple and small outdoor living spaces.
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    HGTV dares viewers to dream about amazing outdoor spaces
    HULIQ
    On a lazy Sunday, HGTV is encouraging viewers to dream about alluring outdoor living spaces with an enticing gallery of options taken from past HGTV Dream Homes. Few residences are more beautiful than the amazing HGTV Dream Homes.
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    LEADERSHIP


    Instagram marketing tips for insta-success
    BusinessNewsDaily via FoxBusiness
    You may only think of Instagram as a place to edit and share snapshots of your fancy vegan lunch or your adorable new kitten, but the photo-sharing app can be highly useful when it comes to building your business's brand.
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    Internet marketing and selling small business style
    Business 2 Community
    Mike Brooks writes: I have published quite a few blog posts and podcasts about the importance of selling in your content and on social media. I believe that a small business should always be selling. This may run counter to what you may have heard about content.
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    NADRA-Principia Regional Railing Report — Survey raffle winners announced!
    NADRA Blog
    Congratulations to all of you and also a BIG thank you for your input to the Exterior Railing Survey. The combined views of 158 people (contractors and channel companies) were extremely helpful in our analysis of the railing business.

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    Make an outdoor room underneath your deck
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    What is an underdeck system? It is a ceiling system that goes underneath an elevated deck to keep the space below it dry, increasing your living or storage space in the process.

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    Lumber from trees may be a material of the past
    PlasticsToday
    It's summertime and you might be sitting out on your deck reading your online PlasticsToday news feed on your laptop, iPad or iPhone, thinking that this past winter was pretty hard on that wooden deck and railing.

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    5 ways to boost customer loyalty
    FoxBusiness
    With so much competition in today's marketplace, it can often be a challenge to turn first-time customers into repeat customers. Gabriel Bristol, president and CEO of Intelicare Direct, a customer service solutions company, said that providing good customer service isn't always enough to keep consumers coming back.
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    5 keys to a successful social media strategy
    BusinessNewsDaily via FoxBusiness
    With smaller budgets and fewer employees, small businesses must have a strategy in place in order to be effective at social media marketing. Jeremy Juhasz, a social media strategist at EMSI Public Relations, said despite the challenges they face, small businesses can find just as much success in social media marketing as large corporations do.
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