MoistureShield Composite Decking News & Events
"Home Improvement USA" Radio Show
April 28, 2013 - Brent Gwatney, Sr. VP Sales & Marketing, MoistureShield, explains what composite decking is, its performance benefits and how to use it.
"On the House with the Carey Brothers" Radio Show
April 27, 2013 — MoistureShield's Brent Gwatney discusses composite decking with show hosts and home improvement experts Morris and James Carey.
Architectural Products: "Hilton Sandestin Reveals New 17,000 sq. ft. Composite Deck"
April 2013, page 90 — A project profile of the MoistureShield composite deck on one of the Florida Gulf Coast's most popular luxury resorts.
MoistureShield Composite Decking Helps Children's Charity Raise $40,000 News Release
April 22, 2013 — MoistureShield donated decking for the "Not So Roughing It" high-tech camping casa playhouse auctioned at the CASA of Northwest Arkansas "Playhouse Palooza" fundraiser April 13.
"MoistureShield's New Website Features Enhanced User Experience & Streamlined Design" News Release
April 10, 2013 — The newly made-over MoistureShield.com sports a fresh look and user-friendly format.
Building Products Connection: “The Elemental Guide to Increased Decking Sales”
April/May 2013, cover and page 14 — MoistureShield's Brent Gwatney offers building material dealers tips on supporting builders with decking products that fulfill homeowner demands for hot outdoor living trends in 2013.
LBM Journal: “MoistureShield Vantage Collection”
April 2013, page 62 — Highlights the features and benefits of the product line, including total encapsulation of wood fibers to allow for on-the-ground and in-water installations.
LBM Journal: “In Depth: The Deck Project”
April 2013, page 40 — A detailed look at current trends in decking and railing, includes quotes from MoistureShield's Brent Gwatney on decking demand in the remodeling market, and which colors are hot this year.
"HouseTalk Today" Radio (Dallas 660AM, Houston 92FM and online at housetalktoday.com)
March 16, 2013 — The show's host, Chris Miles, interviews A.E.R.T.'s Brent Gwatney on the advantages of composite decking. Listen to the segment on the HouseTalk Today podcast (time stamp: 12:22 — 20:00 and 20:43 — 24:12).
Building Products Digest: “Recommend Composite Decking for Harsh Climates”
February 2013, page 12 — Concerned with the durability and maintenance issues of wood decking in severe climates, many homeowners are asking their contractors about wood-plastic composite decking
NADRA Blog: “Two Decades of Composite Decking”
February 2013 — Where the industry has been and what’s next… Market research shows that wood-plastic composites are one of the fastest growing segments of the North American decking industry.
Residential Design & Build: “Top 100 Products”
Nov/Dec 2012, page 26 — MoistureShield composite decking ranks among Residential Design & Build’s most requested products of the year.
“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.
Southern Design & Building Magazine: “Decks Southern Style – Using Composite Decking to Meet Outdoor Design Needs”
Fall 2012, page 22 — Decks in the South need to be built tough to handle high humidity, frequent precipitation, and aggressive insects, while appealing to the Southern tradition of high-style design.
Lumber Co-operator: “Wood or Composite Decking?”
Fall 2012, page 42 — Dealers can help answer this question by educating customers on the performance characteristics of composite decking, how it compares to wood and what they should look for when comparing brands.
“Get in the Groove with MoistureShield’s ‘This Deck Rocks! Photo Contest” News Release
July 2012 — Building professionals and homeowners can submit a photo of their MoistureShield® composite deck by August 31, 2012 for a chance to win a Bose® Sounddock® Portable Digital Music System and iTunes® gift card.
GreenExpo365.com Blog: “Deckadent Design Ideas”
May 2012 — If there were a recipe for the perfect deck, it would certainly differ depending on the builder, but the basic ingredients might look something like...”
LBM Journal: “In-Depth Decks”
April 2012, page 36 — Warranties, green products, railing systems and hidden fasteners are among the hot topics in LBM Journal's annual in-depth feature on the decking market.
Plastics News: “Decking Makers Hopeful in ’12”
March 2012 — Despite a sluggish end to 2011, decking manufacturers are optimistic that 2012 will bring their companies and the industry improved sales.
GreenExpo365.com Blog: “Simple Maintenance Keeps Composite Decks Looking Their Best”
March 2012 — A few simple actions can help keep your composite deck looking its best for years.
ProSales: “Decking: Color Them Hopeful”
January 2012 — As deckmakers increase the number of colors, options, and products they sell, dealers keep an eye on performance.
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