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Qualified Remodeler

March 2017 – MoistureShield’s new decking lines – Infuse, Refine and Vision – highlighted.

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MoistureShield Adds New England’s Mid-State Lumber to Distributor Network

What's New

MoistureShield Adds New England’s Mid-State Lumber to Distributor Network

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Canadian River Wagon Bridge

What's New

Canadian River Wagon Bridge

August 2016 - MoistureShield Composite Decking Stands Up To Heat, Ice And Pedestrian Traffic On Historic North Texas Bridge.

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Media

News Releases

Project Profiles

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Qualified Remodeler

March 2017 – MoistureShield’s new decking lines – Infuse, Refine and Vision – highlighted.

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DecksGo.com

DecksGo.com

January 2017 – MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney offers 4 tips for planning your dream deck, during the winter months.

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Lumber Co-operator

Lumber Co-operator

December 2016 – MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney writes about what differentiates capstock and composite decking lines.

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Pro Remodeler

Professional Remodeler

November 2016 – MoistureShield Infuse decking with CoolDeck technology celebrated as an “innovative product”

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LBM Journal

Building Products Digest

November 2016 – MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney offers tips for dealers on stocking composite decking

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LBM Journal

LBM Journal

September 2016 – MoistureShield’s new Infuse decking is a “New & Noteworthy” product

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Construction Canada

Construction Canada

September 2016 – MoistureShield and CanWel article on durable composite decking in Canadian marinas

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ProSales

ProSales

September 2016 – MoistureShield’s new Refine and Infuse decking are a “fantastic finds for fall”

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Building Products Digest

Lumber Co-operator

July/Aug 2016 – MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney pens an article on 2016 deck season trends.

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Building Products Digest

Building Products Digest

July 2016 – Article highlights MoistureShield’s new capped and co-extruded decking lines.

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Lumber Co-operator

Lumber Co-operator

June 2016 – MoistureShield-penned article discusses how dealers are boosting decking sales with accessories.

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Trends e-newsletter

Trends e-newsletter

June 2016 – Brent Gwatney, MoistureShield Sr. VP, explains how to integrate a deck into your yard’s landscaping for an amazing backyard.

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DecksGo.com

DecksGo.com

April 2016 – MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney offers 3 ways to design a sophisticated deck you will love.

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Yardstick

Yardstick

April/May 2016 – A MoistureShield deck on the cover, with bylined article on outdoor living Canadian style.

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LBM Journal

LBM Journal

April 2016 – Comments on the decking market and supply chain by MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney.

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LBM Journal

LBM Journal

April 2016 – MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney quoted on the 2015 introduction of MoistureShield Deck Lights.

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Products magazine: Spring 2016

Products magazine

Spring 2016 – MoistureShield Sr. VP Brent Gwatney quoted on trends in outdoor living and decks.

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Building Products Digest

Building Products Digest

February 2016 – “Why innovation matters for your decking sales,” article by MoistureShield Sr. VP Brent Gwatney.

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At Home with Gary Sullivan

January 31, 2016 - The popular radio program features MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney as a guest from the 2016 builders’ show.

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Manufactured Alternatives Help Decking Options Surge

Pro Sales

January 2016 – Brent Gwatney quoted in article on growth in manufactured decking and railing

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Lumber Co-operator

Lumber Co-operator

Dec. 2015 – MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney offers dealers tips on decking trends for 2016.

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Decksgo.com

Decksgo.com

Nov. 2015 – A behind-the scenes look at how a new deck board is created, with MoistureShield Sr. VP Brent Gwatney

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Buildings Buzz

Buildings Buzz

Sept. 2015 – MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney blogs about how to specify decking for high-moisture exposure applications.

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At Home with Gary Sullivan

At Home with Gary Sullivan

August 29, 2015 – MoistureShield composite decking featured on Gary’s radio show.

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101 Best New Products

Professional Builder

August 2015 – MoistureShield Pro honored as a top 100 building product of 2015.

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Plastics News

July 31, 2015 – “Composite deck sales improving as they stand the test of time” article highlights A.E.R.T.’s MoistureShield decking.

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The Lumber Co-operator

The Lumber Co-operator

Jul/Aug 2015 – MoistureShield article on how moisture resistance affects composite decking performance

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DecksGo.com

DecksGo.com

July 2015 – Why you should consider composite decking for your backyard

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Builder & Developer magazine

July 2015 – MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney pens an article on the benefits of integrated decking products.

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At Home with Gary Sullivan

At Home with Gary Sullivan

June 28, 2015 – MoistureShield’s Brian Betz discusses adding a new deck with Gary

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HGTV Gardens

HGTV Gardens

June 2015 – Photo gallery of contemporary deck designs features several MoistureShield decks.

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Pools, Spas & Patios

May 2015 – MoistureShield article with tips on personalizing your deck.

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Building Products Digest

May 2015 – Tips for dealers on selling integrated packages of decking materials.

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Building Products Connection

April/May 2015 – MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney provides insights for dealers on the capped composite decking trend.

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Marina Dock Age

Marina Dock Age

April 2015 – Popular Georgia marina uses MoistureShield composite decking throughout its facilities.

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NBC’s “Today” show

April 13, 2015 – Home improvement expert Jamie Durie shows segmented walkways built with MoistureShield decking.

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Timber iQ

Timber iQ

April/May 2015 – MoistureShield’s South African managing director, Warren Graver, discusses the benefits of composite decking.

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At Home with Gary Sullivan

At Home with Gary Sullivan

April 4, 2015 – Learn about MoistureShield Pro decking with Gary.

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LBM Journal

LBM Journal

April 2015 – MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney quoted in feature story on deck trends

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ProSales

ProSales

March 2015 – Dealer-targeted publication showcases our new Brazilian Chestnut color.

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At Home with Gary Sullivan

At Home with Gary Sullivan

March 7, 2015 –Gary welcomes MoistureShield as a new sponsor of his radio show.

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Builder magazine

LBM Journal

March 2015 – “IBS 2015 Hot Products” – MoistureShield’s new hidden fasteners, Pro Aluminum Railing and deck lights.

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Building Products Digest

Building Products Digest

February 2015 – MoisturesShield’s Brent Gwatney quoted on the market for composite fencing.

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Builder magazine

Builder magazine

January 2015 – MoistureShield Pro decking featured in the IBS products preview.

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Plastics News

Plastics News

January 2015 - MoistureShield launched three new products at IBS: deck light system, aluminum railing and deck clips.

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ProSales

ProSales

January 2015 – Features and benefits of MoistureShield Pro decking.

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Fix It & Finish It TV

Fix It & Finish It TV

November 20, 2014 – A Memphis family gets a new MoistureShield deck.

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Home Talk USA

Home Talk USA

November 2014 – Show host Michael King interviews MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney on composite decking.

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Building Products Digest

Building Products Digest

November 2014 – MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney writes about anticipated decking trends for 2015.

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Faye Rook

Professional Deck Builder

November 20, 2014 – MoistureShield’s Faye Rook discusses 2015 deck industry growth

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Pool & Spa Marketing

Pool & Spa Marketing

December 2014 – Tips for creating captivating pool and hot tub surrounds with composite decking (see pg. 32)

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Professional Deck Builder

Professional Deck Builder

Nov. 2014 – MoistureShield Pro Brazilian Chestnut featured at DeckExpo.

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DIY Network "Rescue Renovation

DIY Network “Rescue Renovation”

Oct. 2014 – See MoistureShield decking in the episode Siegel-Jansen backyard.

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Modern Contractor Solutions

Modern Contractor Solutions

Aug. 2014 – Brent Gwatney writes on high-performance composite decking for marinas.

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Florida Home Builder

Florida Home Builder

Summer 2014 – Deck trends article by Brent Gwatney, MoistureShield Sr. VP.

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At Home with Gary Sullivan radio

At Home with Gary Sullivan radio

June 29, 2014 – Gary discusses decking materials with MoistureShield's Craig Matter.

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Architectural Products Composite Decking: Performance Factors

Architectural Products "Composite Decking: Performance Factors"

June 2014 – MoistureShield's Brent Gwatney compares high-performance composite decking and capped composites.

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MoistureShield announces the Summer Giveaway sweepstakes

Home Talk USA" radio

June 7, 2014 – The Cajun Contractor talks decking with MoistureShield's Brent Gwatney.

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The Construction Specifier

The Construction Specifier  "Getting On Deck"

June 2014 – MoistureShield's Brent Gwatney discusses specification of commercial decking.

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Home Talk USA radio with Michael King

"Home Talk USA"  radio

April 14, 2014 – Dan Neal discusses decking trends with the Cajun Contractor.

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Moisture Shield

Professional Deck Builder  "Looking Ahead"

April 2014 – Editor Andrew Wormer quotes MoistureShield executives and customers on decking trends.

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Moisture Shield

Architectural Products  "Cap It Off"

April 2014 – MoistureShield Pro decking is a featured product.

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Moisture Shield

LBM Journal  "In Depth: Decking"

April 2014 – Decking trends story showcases MoistureShield Pro decking.

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Moisture Shield

Plastics Today   "New alternative decking, roofing and more in the news"

March 17, 2014 – Story highlights A.E.R.T. recycling and development of high-performance building products.

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Home Talk USA radio with Michael King

"Home Talk USA"  radio

March 15, 2014 – The Cajun Contractor hosts MoistureShield's Brent Gwatney.

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Hot Products

LBM Journal   "IBS Hot Products"

March 2014 – MoistureShield Pro decking honored as a hot new product for 2014.

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Retrofit

Retrofit   "Composite Decking"

March 2014 – MoistureShield Pro decking's benefits highlighted.

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At Home with Gary Sullivan radio show

Building Products Digest   "Which Composite Decking is Best for Your Customer?"

February 2014 – Tips for building material dealers on choosing composite decking brands.

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At Home with Gary Sullivan radio show

"At Home with Gary Sullivan"  radio show

February 8, 2014 – Gary speaks with Brent Gwatney about the benefits of MoistureShield decking.

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Home Talk USA radio with Michael King

"Home Talk USA"  radio

February 5, 2014 – The Cajun Contractor visits MoistureShield’s booth at the 2014 builders' show.

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Construction Executive: Build a Deck for Life

Construction Executive: "Build a Deck for Life"

January 29, 2014 – MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney writes about the advantages of composite versus wood decking in commercial applications.

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Home Talk USA radio with Michael King

"Home Talk USA"  radio

January 18, 2014 – MoistureShield's Flo Sanchez describes how composite decking is made and the benefits to homeowners.

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What’s New With Deck Railings

Professional Deck Builder "What's New with Deck Railing"

November 2013 - Story highlights MoistureShield railing.

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Hilton Sandestin Resort

MoistureShield Decking Featured on THIS OLD HOUSE®

October 29, 2013 - MoistureShield composite decking provides long-lasting durability for rebuilt Jersey Shore deck.

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Hilton Sandestin Resort

Retrofit: Hilton Sandestin Resort Expands Outdoor Space with Composite Decking

October 22, 2013 - Top Gulf Coast resort uses MoistureShield decking for a 17,000 sq. ft. ocean-front deck.

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101 Best New Products

Professional Builder  "101 Best New Products"

August 22, 2013 - MoistureShield Vantage Collection earns a spot on the 2013 list.

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Green Lodging News

Green Lodging News: "Hilton Sandestin Reveals New Composite Deck"

June 24, 2013 - Gulf Coast resort adds 17,000 square-foot MoistureShield deck.

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GreenExpo Blog Post

GreenExpo365.com Blog: "Reasons for Optimism - By the Numbers"

June 12, 2013 - MoistureShield's Brent Gwatney offers tips for builders to tap into 2013 outdoor living trends.

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Marina Dock Age

Marina Dock Age: "Composites Provide Waterproof Deck and Dock Surfaces for All Climates"

May/June, page 28 - Port of Orillia, Canada, uses MoistureShield decking for new 220-slip marina.

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"Home Improvement USA" radio

April 28, 2013 - Brent Gwatney explains what composite decking is and how to use it.

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"On the House with the Carey Brothers" radio

April 27, 2013 - MoistureShield's Brent Gwatney discusses composite decking with the show's home improvement experts.

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Architectural Products: "Hilton Sandestin Reveals New 17,000 sq. ft. Composite Deck"

April 2013 - MoistureShield composite decking used at one of the Gulf Coast's most popular luxury resorts.

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Building Products Connection: "The Elemental Guide to Increased Decking Sales"

April/May 2013 - MoistureShield's Brent Gwatney offers building material dealers tips on supporting builders with decking that fulfills homeowner wants.

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LBM Journal: "MoistureShield Vantage Collection"

April 2013 - Highlights the product’s features and benefits.

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LBM Journal: "In Depth: The Deck Project"

April 2013 - Includes quotes from MoistureShield's Brent Gwatney on decking demand in the remodeling market.

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"HouseTalk Today" radio

March 16, 2013 Chris Miles interviews MoistureShield's Brent Gwatney (time: 12:22 — 20:00 & 20:43 — 24:12).

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Building Products Digest: "Recommend Composite Decking for Harsh Climates"

February 2013, page 12 — Concerned with the durability and maintenance of wood decking in severe climates, many homeowners are switching to composites.

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NADRA Blog: "Two Decades of Composite Decking"

February 2013 - MoistureShield’s Brent Gwatney writes about the rise of composite decking.

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News & Articles Archive

MoistureShield Launches Contractor Review Sweepstakes

MoistureShield Adds New England’s Mid-State Lumber to Distributor Network

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MoistureShield Launches Contractor Review Sweepstakes

MoistureShield Launches Contractor Review Sweepstakes

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MoistureShield Expands Distribution Network, Adding 5 New Cedar Creek Locations

MoistureShield Expands Distribution Network, Adding 5 New Cedar Creek Locations

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MoistureShield Enhances Its Lineup with Two New Innovative Composite Decking Collections – Refine and Infuse

MoistureShield Enhances Its Lineup with Two New Innovative Composite Decking Collections – Refine and Infuse

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A.E.R.T. to be Featured in Manufacturing Marvels

A.E.R.T. to be Featured in Manufacturing Marvels® on Fox Business Network

February 22, 2016 – The Feb. 25 show will spotlight the company’s leadership in recycling waste plastics into high-performance building products, including MoistureShield composite decking and railing.

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MoistureShield® Composite Decking Introduces New Rebate Program for its Stocking Dealers

January 18, 2016 – New 4% rebate available to retailers on stocking orders from January 1 through November 30, 2016, adds new dimension to popular rebate programs for dealers and contractors

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MoistureShield® Pro Composite Decking

MoistureShield® Pro Composite Decking Honored as a Professional Builder Top 100 Product of 2015

Sept 8, 2015 – Innovative capped product rates high for outdoor living

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MoistureShield’s Great Outdoor Giveaway Provides Opportunities to Win Fun Outdoor Living Themed Prizes

July 9, 2015 – Annual summer sweepstakes runs July 8 through August 18, 2015

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MoistureShield announces Rebate promotion on Pro composite decking line

June 30, 2015 – MoistureShield MVPs can receive $2.00 per Pro board through 9/30/15

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MoistureShield featured in Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G

MoistureShield featured in Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G

June 16, 2015 – Durable and attractive composite decking highlighted in bridges and platforms at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Arkansas, for official LPGA Tour event.

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MoistureShield launches online deck lights store

MoistureShield launches online deck lights store

May 19, 2015 – New MoistureShield Deck Lights are now available through online distribution, as well as traditional trade and retail channels.

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Cedar Creek Joins MoistureShield’s Distribution Network in Denver

Cedar Creek Joins MoistureShield’s Distribution Network in Denver

April 20, 2015 – MoistureShield composite decking is expanding its distribution network in Denver to include Cedar Creek, LLC

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MoistureShield featured on NBC "Today"

MoistureShield featured on NBC “Today”

April 14, 2015 – One of the most popular daytime TV shows included a home improvement project built with MoistureShield Pro decking.

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MoistureShield unveils expanded family of products at IBS

MoistureShield unveils expanded family of products at IBS

January 19, 2015 – New products at 2015 Builders’ show include hidden deck fasteners, deck lights and Pro Aluminum Railing.

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Professional Deck Builder

MoistureShield & Angie’s List partnership

Nov. 11, 2014 – MoistureShield MVP contractors now receive Angie’s List support at no cost to them.

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MoistureShield announces the Summer Giveaway sweepstakes

MoistureShield Pro Brazilian Chestnut

October 23, 2014 – MoistureShield adds new color to its Pro capstock decking line.

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MoistureShield announces the Summer Giveaway sweepstakes

MoistureShield Summer Giveaway sweepstakes

June 17, 2014 – MoistureShield is giving away deck-themed prizes weekly, June 17 – August 10.

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Moisture Shield

MoistureShield decking for marina applications

May 7, 2014 – The only un-capped composite in 2x4 and 2x6 boards – ideal for marinas.

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Moisture Shield

MoistureShield doubles rebate value

April 2, 2014 – From April 1 – June 30, deck builders can receive $1.00 per deck board in the MoistureShield Double Play Rebate.

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Moisture Shield

MoistureShield expands distribution network

March 18, 2014 – MoistureShield adds 12 distributors in the U.S. Sunbelt and West Coast regions.

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Pro Decking Product Line at IBS

New MoistureShield® Pro decking unveiled at IBS

January 28, 2014 - A.E.R.T. introduces a new capstock decking line.

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Southern Living Idea House

2013 Southern Living Idea House is Decked out in MoistureShield

July 29, 2013 - Project house showcases 2,800 square feet of MoistureShield decks, porches and patios.

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Guitar Shaped Deck

Guitar Deck rocks MoistureShield® decking

June, 2013 - Larger-than-life guitar-shaped deck resurfaced in moisture-resistant decking.

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MoistureShield Helps Children's Charity Raise $40,000

April 22, 2013 -MoistureShield donates decking for unique playhouse auctioned at the CASA of Northwest Arkansas "Playhouse Palooza."

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"MoistureShield unveils streamlined website

April 10, 2013 - The newly made-over MoistureShield.com sports a fresh look and user-friendly format.

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"AERT VP Brent Gwatney Appointed to NADRA Board of Directors" News Release

November 2012 — The North American Deck and Railing Association announces 2013 incoming board members, includes AERT’s Brent Gwatney.

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News & Articles Archive

Canadian River Wagon Bridge

Canadian River Wagon Bridge

August 2016 - MoistureShield Composite Decking Stands Up To Heat, Ice And Pedestrian Traffic On Historic North Texas Bridge.

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City of Casselberry, Florida

City of Casselberry, Florida

April 2016 – City parks rely on durable MoistureShield composite decking for popular boardwalk.

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Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center

Big Cypress National Preserve

April 2015 – MoistureShield composite decking maintains its beauty and durability over 10 years in south Florida nature preserve.

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Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center

Helen R. Walton Children's Enrichment Center

July 2014 – MoistureShield composite decking features in non-traditional applications in a creative playground.

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Casey's Clubhouse Project Profile

Casey's Clubhouse

May 2014 – Cre8Play uses MoistureShield composite decking throughout this whimsical play structure.

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Port Royale Marina Project Profile

Port Royale Marina

March, 2014 – A popular Georgia marina relies on MoistureShield composite decking throughout its facilities.

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Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort Project Profile

Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort

June 2013 - June 2013 - Popular Midwest resort installs water-resistant, splinter-free MoistureShield composite decking.

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River Access on the Blue Run of the Dunnellon Project Profile

Blue Run of the Dunnellon river access

April 2013 – Florida parks counts on MoistureShield decking for submerged canoe ramp.

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Hilton Sandestin Hotel

Hilton Sandestin Hotel

November 2012 – Gulf Coast resort builds 17,000 sq. ft. ocean front deck with MoistureShield.

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Port of Orillia Marina

Port of Orillia Marina

Spring 2012 – Canadian marina relies on moisture-resistant decking for long-term durability.

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