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Free marketing? Yes, please! Be sure to "Like" NADRA on Facebook, as a company and individual! Do the same for Twitter @NADRAROCKS. We will follow you and "Like" you back. NADRA is also active on Pinterest and we want to share members' photos! Send your images to and we will get them pinned to our boards! We love to share members' news! Let's go social together!

NADRA member, Sprayglide offers 50 percent discount to NADRA members only!
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As a NADRA member, you qualify to receive 50 percent off Sprayglide, plus free shipping. One per member. Offer expires July 31. The concept behind Sprayglide is to save time, water and increase consistency when power washing. For those members who offer deck maintenance as a service, the Sprayglide system reduces physical stress and improves efficiency. For supplier members, you might want to check this out! Click here for the coupon and to learn more.

Important Note: This is part of an ongoing test pilot program to provide further service opportunities for NADRA members, while improving relationships between members. If you are interested in participating to have your products or services offered to your fellow NADRA members, contact today.

'Like' NADRA on Facebook to gain access to Deck Builder Survey and Results!
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NADRA is seeking the opinions of the nation's top deck builders regarding their current and projected demand for decking materials (wood, composite, PVC), as well as the importance of various product selection criteria: appearance, price, product performance and brand. The survey is for deck builders only, however, if you are an industry professional, go ahead and "Like" NADRA's Facebook fan page! NADRA will be posting survey results in the weeks ahead on Facebook. More

DeckExpo, Baltimore

NADRA's big night, Baltimore 2012 — Call for sponsors!
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We are gearing up for another big night in Baltimore during DeckExpo 2012. NADRA is now accepting sponsors for our big event on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Reserve your spot now. Here is a link to the 2012 sponsorship form. Please call or email with any questions: 215.679.4884/ We hope you will join us on Oct. 10! Registration and event details will be available in the near future. More

NADRA will be at the Hilton in Baltimore! Will you join us?
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The Hilton is NADRA's official hotel for DeckExpo 2012! If you are a member of NADRA, are thinking about joining or ready to network with the best in the industry, the Hilton will be our official party headquarters! We invite you to join us at the Hilton during your stay in Baltimore. More


Important dates to remember
  • Aug. 14 — New Jersey Chapter Meeting at The Chimney Rock Inn
  • Aug. 21 — Atlanta Chapter Meeting, time and place TBA
  • Oct. 8-12 — DeckExpo, Baltimore — NADRA Main Event Sponsorship Opportunities, Silent Auction, etc. Click Here
  • Oct. 22-23Composite Decking & Railing Conference — JW Marriott Buckhead Atlanta
For more details on NADRA Events, email your questions to


Deck collapse leaves 10 injured
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The deck of a northwest Austin, Texas, home collapsed during a party, sending 20 or so people and debris scrambling down the canyon hillside below. Four people were sent to hospitals with serious injuries, mainly broken bones but nothing life threatening, Austin Fire Department spokesman Palmer Buck said.

NADRA urges decking professionals in all segments of the industry to share the consumer checklist and to perform deck evaluations. You are invited to print these forms for distribution: NADRA Deck Evaluation Form and The Consumer Checklist. View NADRA's Deck Safety Video Campaign

Enjoy your deck with a green touch
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For much of the year, a backyard deck in western Washington sits lonely, wet and largely unused, gathering moss and leaves. Then, during the sparkling, sunny days of the short Seattle summer, a deck gets transformed into a nexus of eating, entertaining and lounging. But the ways we build and use decks have an impact on the environment and our health all year long. More

CAMO Fasteners are finalists in the 2012 American Business Awards!
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The CAMO Hidden Deck Fastening System is a finalist in the Best New Product or Service of the Year category in the 2012 American Business Awards! Winners will be announced Sept. 17! In lieu of being a finalist, CAMO is also automatically included in the voting for the People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products. We need members help voting CAMO as this year's favorite product! Voters have until August 29 to vote! Vote now for the CAMO Hidden Deck Fastening System!
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Nyloboard is hiring inside sales/customer service rep
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The inside sales/ customer service representative will work cooperatively with outside sales, marketing and other members of the distribution team to grow existing customers, create new customers and meet or exceed monthly sales quotas at the appropriate gross margin while increasing customer satisfaction. More

Fiberon named best new product by Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler
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Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler magazines named Fiberon's Horizon matching fascia and riser boards as one of the best new decking/outdoor living products for 2012. More

Michigan family wins home makeover from CertainTeed Corporation
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CertainTeed Corporation announced that the Pohl family of Westphalia, Mich., is the grand prize winner of the $75,000 Living Spaces Facebook Home Makeover Video Contest. The lucky family will receive a complete renovation, which will be documented through a new series of webisodes produced by CertainTeed, North America's leading brand of building products. More

Why did that attendee leave my trade show booth?
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Whether your exhibit is a 10×10 or a 40×40, there are times when you may be wondering why you can't keep attendees in your booth. While a 10×10 might be tight, there is usually plenty of standing or meeting room in a larger island; but still you cannot keep an attendee involved in a conversation long enough to qualify them. What has happened? Could it be something you said? More


10 tips to help make networking work for you
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Tom Costello writes: Last week I posted a story about networking on LinkedIn that surprisingly got a lot of attention because it focused on an idea that is often overlooked by many networkers and that is "mutual benefit." As I suggested, networking is not marketing, sales or a numbers game. It's a relationship game where the objective is to help others get what they want before what you want. More

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