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As 2014 comes to a close, NADRA would like to wish its members, partners and other industry professionals a safe and happy holiday season. As we reflect on the past year for the industry, we would like to provide the readers of the NADRA Industry Update a look at the most accessed articles from the year. Our regular publication will resume Jan. 7.


Composite or wood? Myth-busting facts to know before you decide on a deck
BPT via The Columbus Dispatch
From April 23: As temperatures warm across the country, many homeowners will begin thinking about home improvement. Adding a deck or replacing an old one is a popular project in spring and summer — one that provides outdoor entertaining space and enhances home value. If you're considering a deck project this season, will you choose to build with wood or composite?
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The 16 best lines in marketing
By Jeffrey Dobkin
From Feb. 19: As a marketer, your toughest job is getting the attention of your audience. It's difficult to stand out in a crowd, yet sometimes all it takes is a good line to garner a little notice. Like old friends, these 16 best lines in direct marketing are great to have at the ready. For starters, "gift certificate enclosed" is my favorite envelope teaser copy line for getting any direct mail package opened. Here's why.
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Get decked out with color
BPT via The Delaware County Daily Times
From April 16: Wondering what one of the biggest trends "on deck" is this year? Hint, it is a colorful answer. That's because more and more people are choosing to add color with a waterproofing deck stain. "There are practical reasons for the trend," says HGTV/DIY Network star Jeff Wilson.
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Make an outdoor room underneath your deck
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
From July 23: 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. It goes with the whole outdoor "stay-cation" concept.
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Research report for NyloPorch confirms building code compliance
PRWeb
From Nov. 5: Building materials manufacturer NyloBoard, announced it has received its Code Compliance Research Report 0183 from Architectural Testing, Inc. for NyloPorch, its new tongue and groove porch board developed for porch floor applications. NyloBoard’s composite building materials products are made using 100 percent recycled carpet fiber and contain no wood or PVC.
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Decked out from coast to coast: Top outdoor living trends for 2014
BPT via Chicago Tribune
From Feb 26: From genteel porches in the East to sleek, seaside balconies in the West, the popularity of outdoor living spaces is poised for significant growth from coast to coast with industry analysts predicting it will be a $5.7 billion market by 2016. Reinforcing these projections, 63 percent of architects cite an outdoor living space as the most popular "special function room" in housing construction, according to the American Institute of Architects.
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Lumber from trees may be a material of the past
PlasticsToday
From July 23: 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. Maybe you're chiding yourself for not getting out the sealant or the paint and taking on that nasty chore of beautifying and protecting your deck.
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9 new products from the Remodeling Show, Deck Expo, JLC show floor
Remodeling
From Nov. 12: If you found yourself in the unfortunate position of missing the 2014 Remodeling Show, Deck Expo, JLC Live event in Baltimore, fear not. Remodeling editors were on hand to scour the show floor and bring some new product highlights. Check out these new products for your next remodel or deck project.
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7 critical trade show mistakes you're making and don't know it
By Lee Ali
From July 23: Each year, it's estimated that more than 1 billion people attend more than 20,000 trade show exhibitions worldwide with the intention of gathering information and purchasing products or services. Used correctly, these events can be a hugely profitable marketing tool for you and your business. Yet most companies are wasting money and opportunities by failing to understand and apply the key strategies and skills that are critical to get results and drive your business forward.
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Fiberon hires Paul J. Recko, Jr. as director of product marketing
PRWeb
From April 16: Fiberon, a leading manufacturer of wood-alternative decking, railing and fencing products, has hired Paul J. Recko, Jr. as its director of product marketing. In this role, Paul with be responsible for product development at Fiberon, making sure new lines meet the evolving needs of homeowners, at price points that appeal to varied tiers of consumers.
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