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Winter uses for outdoor space
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From dramatic fireplaces and radiant flooring to heated outdoor entertainment spaces, with winter upon us, how does one enjoy outdoor living space? Bringing the indoors out has long been desirable for those looking to enjoy their outdoor spaces year-round. An outdoor living space can be just that: A living space that serves as an additional room. More


NADRA NJ Deck Competition
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The New Jersey Chapter of the North American Deck and Railing Association has announced its annual Deck Competition and Awards ceremony, to be held Feb. 21, at Ariana's Grand, in Woodbridge, N.J. Chapter President Martin Coffey has issued a call for entries. More

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Luxwood provides simple, easy to use design software when the bill of materials must match the design. Design a deck faster with Luxwood Design Tools than with any other system on the market today. Good graphics combined with flexibility, quick and easy revisions plus the ability to display the deck on a picture of your prospect's house make this an unparalleled selling tool for decks. MORE

NADRA NJ Chapter Meeting, Jan. 15
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Please join us for our first NJ NADRA chapter meeting of 2013 on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 6 p.m. This meeting will be sponsored by Mike Schwartz, Windward Sales. Our own Dan Miles will be speaking about photography. We still have NADRA decals for sale and will have our 50/50 raffle again. Please RSVP by Jan. 10. Look forward to seeing you all! More


Barrette Outdoor Living buys Railing Dynamics
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Barrette Outdoor Living Inc. has expanded its vinyl profile business by acquiring Railing Dynamics Inc. "We made this acquisition for the railing business," explained Catherine Lehtinen, director of telemarketing for Barrette. "We aimed for more market share and their product portfolio." More

Trex CEO: 'Never felt better' as housing recovers
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Trex knows about taking existing materials and making them better. The leading maker of wood-alternative decking and railing is unique in its use of only recycled materials. And Trex targets the aftermarket — selling directly to homeowners looking to upgrade their properties. More

Perennial Wood named a 2012 Record Product
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Perennial Wood has been chosen as a 2012 Record Product by Architectural Record magazine and its jury of architects, designers and product specialists. The annual review seeks to identify outstanding new building products in several categories based on the submitted questionnaire, product data sheets, photos and actual product samples, when feasible. Perennial Wood was chosen as an outstanding new material. More


6 social media trends you should not ignore in 2013
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We survived the predicted but misguided myopian Mayan catastrophe, the impending fiscal cliff and fluorescent running shoes. Going to the gym now is like watching an outbreak of mad highlighter pens as the fluoro epidemic becomes mainstream. Is it a trend or a fad? Only time will tell. Change is ever present and accelerating and the multimedia rich World Wide Web keeps us in touch no matter where you are. All you need is a smartphone and an Internet wireless signal. More

B2People: Humanly relevant marketing for the New Year
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The lines have blurred throughout the historically "distinct" macro-target markets. Traditionally, marketing is broken down into three key areas, B2C, B2B and B2G. Each one has essentially marketed to different groups: the first, clearly, to another business, wholesaler or retailer; the second to consumers directly; and the last to government entities. However, this approach is problematic, especially when targeting the B2B and B2G audiences. More


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