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  • To learn more and to register for NADRA's GA Chapter Holiday Dinner, Click here. Deadline to register is Dec. 5.

  • To learn more and to register for NADRA's NJ Chapter Deck Awards & Holiday Dinner, Click here. Deadline to register for dinner is Dec. 9.

  • To learn more and to register for NADRA's NJ Deck Competiton, Click here. Deadline to enter deck competition is Dec. 5.

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    Why winter is the right time to plan outdoor updates
    Las Vegas Review-Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Does the bitter cold weather have you dreaming of warm days spending time with friends and family in your backyard? The cold may keep us indoors, but professionals in the landscape and remodeling industry are still thinking about the outdoors and use the winter months to plan spring projects, and so should you. More

    Better, Faster, Safer, Easier, Fail-Safe Footer's
    The WP Fail-Safe Form Footer is a complete system for building piers and footings. Integrated Re-Bar Holders for (Vertical&Horizontal Re-Bar) pieces are sold individually, for easy adaption to local codes and building requirements, you buy only what you need. WP Fail-Safe products are bright orange plastic for easy inspection even in deep excavations. Why risk footer failure when you can BE SAFE with FAIL-SAFE FORM FOOTER. VIDEO

    Builder software adds intelligence
    Constructech    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Good homebuilding software should be intuitive. On projects it can be easy for costs and pricing to get out of control in an instant. Therefore, builders need technology that can adequately price and cost out what is being sold from what can actually be built, while helping keep a level of accountability with key partners along the way. More

    Start planning now for 2012
    For Construction Pros    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The year 2011, whether it's been bad or good, is about to cross the finish line. And if you're still in the race, you must have made some quality moves to keep your head above water. Before you start patting yourself on the back, however, look at what's in front of you. Part of your management skills in 2011 pertained to construction equipment - do you fix it, buy a new unit, buy a used unit or just rent what you need on a job by job basis? More


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    How the top 15 construction companies in the UK use Twitter
    All Twitter    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    It can't be easy being a construction company trying to harness social media. They don't have a simple or accessible product to sell. Instead, they've got to find a way to be social with a service that is pretty intangible. Pauley Creative took a look at how the top 15 construction companies in the U.K. are using Twitter and other social media to get their message across, with some mixed findings. More

    Fewer new homes purchased than forecast
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Builders sold fewer new houses in the U.S. than forecast in October, delaying a recovery as the industry heads for the weakest year on record. Sales increased 1.3 percent to a 307,000 annual pace, data from the Commerce Department showed in Washington. The median estimate of 70 economists surveyed by Bloomberg News projected a 315,000 rate. More

    Ecolife™ - Better Decks Cost Less

    Ecolife™ Stabilized Weather-Resistant Wood is an environmentally preferred building product that enhances the strength and long-term natural beauty of your deck projects - with significantly less maintenance.


    Important dates to remember

    • Dec. 5 - Deadline to register for NADRA's Atlanta, Ga. Holiday Dinner. Deadline to enter NADRA's New Jersey Chapter Deck Competition. Please go to to learn more.
    • Dec. 8 - NADRA GA Chapter Meeting: Annual Christmas Party
    • Dec. 9 - Deadline to register for NADRA's New Jersey Chapter Deck Awards and Holiday Dinner. Please click here to learn more.
    • Dec. 14 - NADRA's New Jersey Chapter Deck Awards and Holiday Dinner at Ariana's Grand in Woodbridge, N.J., 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Click here to learn more.

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