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It's time for NADRA Stock 2010!
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Come out for NADRA Stock 2010 - Tomorrow! Free food, drinks and live entertainment! The event takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. EST.

This event is FREE to all attendees! Please RSVP, just a few easy clicks and you're done!

Come out and meet with fellow builders and NADRA members to kick off the second annual NADRA STOCK! With lots of delicious food, beer/soda and a live band, we are looking forward to a fantastic turnout, a fun evening with friends, and a chance to learn about some of the latest products in our industry.

Come check out vendor products and services from:
  • AZEK
  • TREX

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    NADRA Highlights

    NADRA is now on Facebook!
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    Be among the first to learn NADRA news and updates by joining us on Facebook. Network with other NADRA members. Check out their deck photos or product promotions from manufacturer members. Join your local chapter's Facebook page and see pictures from local events or accept invitations to local meetings. More

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    Important dates to remember
    • Oct. 19 - Atlanta Chapter Meeting at 5 p.m. The meeting will take place at Taco Mac, located at 5600 Roswell Rd., Atlanta, Ga.

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    Don't forget to check out the NADRA Deck and Railing Product & Service Guide!

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    NADRA is made up of deck builders, manufacturers, dealers/distributors, wholesalers, retailers and service providers to the deck and railing industry. By working together we can be one voice for the industry and deliver a clear message to the consumer and the code development bodies. NADRA serves as a trade association with emphasis on safe building practices and deck safety. More

    AZEK Building Products is exclusive decking sponsor of HGTV Dream Home 2011
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    AZEK Building Products, manufacturer of premium, low-maintenance products for home exteriors, has been selected as the exclusive decking sponsor of the 15th annual HGTV Dream Home 2011 located in Spruce Peak in Stowe, Vermont. The sweepstakes runs from Jan. 1 – Feb. 18, and the winner of the home will be announced in March. The new home's AZEK® Deck will let the winners of this home enjoy the spectacular views of Mt. Mansfield and surrounding rolling hills without the worry of ongoing deck maintenance. More

    GAF Decking Systems announces DuraLife™ Family lineup
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    GAF Decking Systems recently announced the realignment of its decking and railing products under the unified brand of DuraLife™ decking systems. The goal of the DuraLife Collection is to provide safe, durable decking systems that allow homeowners to focus more on enjoying time with friends and family and less time and expense on deck maintenance. More

    Lumber rises to 4-month high as US disputes Canada pricing
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    Lumber futures rose the maximum permitted by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, touching a four- month high, as the U.S. disputes the pricing of wood imported from Canada, the biggest foreign supplier. British Columbia is "under-pricing" timber from public lands and "circumventing the export measures" in a lumber agreement the two nations reached in 2006, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said in a statement dated Oct. 8. The U.S. requested talks to resolve the dispute. Lumber futures are up 30 percent in the past year. More

    Goodbye caulking and sanding PVC Trim!

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    Bank of America ramps up small-business banking
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    Bank of America announced recently that it is launching a program in the Washington area to improve lending and services for small businesses. The move comes as the White House is calling on the nation's biggest banks to help shore up Main Street. The program involves hiring 1,000 bankers over the next year to specialize in developing relationships and products for mom-and-pop shops, starting in Washington, Baltimore, Dallas and Los Angeles. More

    Uncertainty over taxes makes planning tricky
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    A lack of resolution around a host of federal tax issues is making it difficult for companies and accountants to do their year-end tax planning. "The key word here for tax planners is uncertainty," said Greg Sevier, managing partner of Peterson, Peterson & Goss. "It certainly makes planning difficult." Sevier and his peers said the uncertainty around those tax issues means they are having to delay their tax planning to later in the year. More

    Tighten belt before overhead expenses add up
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    Overhead expenses in a business can creep onto the income statement in the same way that weight sneaks up on some people. Overhead expenses are those fixed costs that happen every month whether you sell anything or not. Overhead includes staff salaries, such as bookkeepers, sales staff, supervisors and managers. It also includes expenses such as rent, loan payments, leases, cell phone bills and so forth. More

    Ecolife™ - Better Decks Cost Less
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