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NADRA HQ is in Baltimore today!
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Today, your team at NADRA HQ is visiting Baltimore for a site review. We'll be checking out the venue space for our main event and after party. Curious to find out where our industry's main event will be this year? Stay tuned to our Facebook page, where we will make the announcement first. More

NADRA's National Deck Competition
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DeckExpo is fast approaching! Do you know what that means? NADRA's 2012 National Deck Competition! Be sure to snap some photos of those spectacular decks we know you are building! The online registration system for the national competition will be open very soon! Winners will be announced on Wednesday, Oct. 10, during NADRA's big event in Baltimore. You must be a current NADRA Builder member to participate.

DeckExpo, Baltimore

Do you have a special event happening in Baltimore during DeckExpo?
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If you are a NADRA member and have a special event or promotion happening at DeckExpo 2012, we want to hear about it! Send us your news and we will post it in the following media outlets:
  • NADRA's Homepage Calendar
  • The Weekly Industry Update (NADRA's Brief)
  • NADRA's Social Media Networks
Just another benefit of NADRA Membership! Send your DeckExpo events and promotions today to

Book your stay at the Hilton, NADRA's official hotel
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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 are 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

Sponsorships now available for Industry's Main Event
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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. Click here for the 2012 sponsorship form. Please call or email with any questions: 215.679.4884/ We hope you will join us on Oct. 10!


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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


Decks these days are as unique as the people using them
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These days, it isn't enough that a deck provides somewhere to sit and enjoy your yard, people are looking for decks that serve a number of different purposes and offer extended functionality. "We are designing a lot of decks that have specific areas for cooking, dining and entertaining, as well as decks that combine with a patio or a screened porch," says Maurice Meagher, owner of Archadeck of Nova Scotia. More

Rotted wood may have caused deck collapse in Kingston, NY
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Rotted wood may have caused a deck collapse in Midtown Kingston, N.Y., that resulted in a woman being hospitalized, the city's deputy fire chief said. Jerry Nocton said the woman's injuries were not life-threatening. More

Trade groups form coalition in debate over vinyl
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More than 27 building and construction associations have formed the American High-Performance Buildings Coalition to support the development of sustainable building standards that are based on consensus and scientific performance data. The announcement of the new coalition is the latest salvo in the battle between chemical, plastic and vinyl manufacturers and the U.S. Green Building Council and its green building standard known as LEED — the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. More

CAMO Hidden Deck Fasteners receive Do it Best Corp. Members' Choice Award
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National Nail Corp.'s CAMO Hidden Deck Fasteners received a Members' Choice Award from Do it Best Corp. member-owners attending the 2012 Do it Best May Market in Indianapolis, from May 19-21. Based in Fort Wayne, Ind., Do it Best Corp. is the only U.S.-based, member-owned comprehensive and fully integrated hardware, lumber and building materials buying cooperative in the home improvement industry. More

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