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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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NADRA National Deck Competition closes Oct. 5 at 11:55 pm EST
NADRA
The Annual Competition is live and open for entries ... but not for long. The competition officially closes on Oct. 5 at 11:55 p.m. EST. Don't wait to enter. Click here to check out the categories, descriptions and to enter your projects. Be sure to click on the cheat sheet to review and to decide which projects you are going to enter. Still need assistance? Call NADRA HQ direct at: 215.69.4884 — we are here to help!

Want to register for the dinner awards? Click here to register for dinner.

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Register to attend our next NADRA Atlanta Chapter Meeting
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I am pleased to announce that our next meeting will be right after the Deck Expo on October 28th. I am sure we are all looking forward to the memories and stories that are told after such a great event. Please join us at the IVY for the fun activities planned for the night. We are so appreciative that Universal Forest Products is the evening sponsor, and look forward to learning about Deckoraters. Please remember to bring a friend and lets have some fun! Hope to see you there! You can check out more details and register right here online: Click here.

Sincerely, NADRA Atlanta board and President, James Gunning

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Screw Products, Inc. celebrates 10 years of NADRA with $25,000 hole-in-one contest
NADRA
This year at the 2014 DeckExpo, the North American Deck and Railing Association will celebrate its 10-year anniversary, and long-time member Screw Products, Inc. has pledged to kick off the festivities with a chance to win $25,000.

NADRA will hold its 10th Anniversary Celebration at the DeckExpo in Baltimore, this year being held in conjunction with the Remodeling Show and JLC Live, from Oct. 22-24. Its premier event will be a golf tournament at Mountain Branch Golf Course on Tuesday, Oct. 21, which will include a hole-in-one contest sponsored by Screw Products, Inc., offering a $25,000 prize. Read the full article here. You can also register for golf here.

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WOLF to open 100,000 square-foot distribution center to serve New England
WOLF via NADRA Blog
WOLF today announced it will move its New England distribution hub from its current location in Worcester, Massachusetts, to a 100,000 square-foot site in Northborough, Massachusetts. WOLF is the largest supplier of kitchen and bath cabinets in the U.S. and a leading provider of building products in 33 states.

The larger distribution center will enable WOLF to provide an increased volume of kitchen and bath and building products to dealers in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and upstate New York. WOLF will take full occupancy of the new site on Sept. 22 , and will close its current facility, which the company has outgrown since it opened in January 2011. Read more here.

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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
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NyloDeck — a new kind of decking that's not all wet with Hines Supply
Northwest Herald
There are a lot of options for decking materials out there, from classic wood decks to modern, easy-care composite decking. Now there’s a new decking board with roots based in the marine industry — NyloDeck by Nyloboard — that’s made using 100 percent recycled carpet fiber. It contains no wood or PVC.
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Heat your patio to extend the summer season
Victoria Advocate
As fall creeps in, it can be hard to transition from lazing on your patio or porch to sitting inside. Fortunately, there are heating options to cozy up those cool fall days and extend the summer season for your outdoor living space.
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US housing market hitting slowest period of year
By Archita Datta Majumdar
The U.S. housing market is headed for its slowest period of the year. Online search indicators have shown that the peak the housing industry enjoyed until early summer has shown signs of decline. Since July, the market has dwindled to below-average sales.

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#DeckComp14 deadline fast-approaching
NADRA
Do you plan to enter NADRAs National Deck Competition? If you have been waiting to enter, here is your incentive: NADRA HQ will pick one entry at random who will receive free entrance into the main event at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

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LEADERSHIP


Content marketing tips from NADRA member, Shore Thing eMarketing Corp.
NADRA
10 Realistic and Easy Content Marketing Ideas for the Small Business Owner
Your marketing department, whether it be a team of 10 or an army of one, recognizes the importance of content marketing, but what do you blog or write about?

Here are 10 tips to help you get started:
  1. Find a way to connect on a personal level. What season is it? What holiday is coming up?
  2. Go to an industry event. Take videos and pictures. Write about it.
  3. Are you involved with a charity program? If so, talk about. If not, get involved.
  4. Animals, children, and health & wellness are the most shared and talked about causes on social media (Source: Waggener Edstrom)
  5. Say something funny. “If we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane.” Robert Frost
  6. Customer testimonials! Customer testimonials and case studies are considered the most effective content marketing tactics, identified by 89%, respectively, of B2B marketers. (2013 B2B Content Marketing Trends Report)
  7. Read more here.

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5 apps every entrepreneur needs to stay organized
Entrepreneur
Why get a personal secretary when your smartphone can organize your day, your minutes, your business trips and even your clutter? For entrepreneurs, having a smartphone loaded with the right kind of apps not only provides a way to hold you accountable for tasks at hands but also allows you to focus on what you do best: running a business.
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