Terms and conditions

  1. Entry to the competition is open from May 7th 2018 to Friday 28th September 2018.
  2. To be considered for entry, the deck must comply with the following:
    1. Have been completed between May 2016 and September 2018
    2. Be located in England, Wales or Scotland
    3. Be made using Trex® composite decking
    4. Have permission from the project owner (homeowner, or business owner/manager for decks in commercial spaces) to enter. The homeowner must also agree to having their installation photographed and published on and offline.
    5. Fit within the requirements of the specified category
    6. Be submitted using a correctly completed PDF entry form, found on the Arbordeck website, with at least one clear image supplied as a jpeg
  3. Judges reserve the right to move an entry to a category they feel is more suitable without notice.
  4. Finalists will be notified by the email or telephone number provided, no later than 12th October 2018.
  5. Entrants may be promoted through Arbordeck’s marketing channels, including (but not limited to) the website, social media channels, and email, from 7th May 2018 onwards. Finalists will be promoted from 12th October onwards. Entry into the awards signifies acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  6. The winners of the Arbordexperts competition will be announced November 2018.

Judging

  1. The judging panel is comprised of representatives from Pro Landscaper, Arbor Forest Products and award-winning garden design company, Halcyon Days.
  2. Judges will be looking at the use of Trex® and how it fits into the surrounding environment for each category. They will be particularly looking for creativity, elegance of design, use of colour and stand-out features as well as quality of installation and attention to detail.

Categories

  1. Best of Trex® Award. All entries to the 2018 Arbordexperts Installer Awards will be automatically entered into the Best of Trex® Award category. This category cannot be entered in isolation.

This category brings together the best of the best of UK decks from the past two years. The judges will be looking for a deck that typifies the unique benefits of Trex® composite decking, incorporates outstanding installation quality and design and showcases what can be expected from outdoor living and the Trex® range.
  2. Best commercial Trex® deck. Decking can add an extra dimension to cafes, hotels, spas and bars and we want to celebrate installations in the commercial arena too. Open to Trex® decking projects of any size in a commercial setting – whether it’s s restaurant roof terrace, hotel balcony or a poolside deck in a spa. We’re looking for decks installed in commercial spaces in the UK between May 2016 and September 2018.
  3. Best large Trex® deck. Open to residential Trex® decks larger than 30 square metres in size that have been installed between May 2016 and September 2018. Larger spaces often allow creativity to flourish, so whether it’s a single deck or a multi-level design, if it’s over 30 square metres in size we want to hear about it.
  4. Best small Trex® deck. This category is open to residential Trex® decks up to 30 square metres in size that have been installed between May 2016 and September 2018. Whether it’s a small balcony or a compact yet perfectly proportioned garden space, whatever features, colours, levels and shapes they include, this is the category for the small and beautiful decks.
  5. Best Trex® design solution. Have you been set a real decking challenge by a customer between May 2016 and September 2018? Large or small, open to residential and commercial projects, this category is for projects that required installers to show off their problem solving ability! Did you have to work with difficult landscapes like steep slopes, in a hard-to-reach space, or use specialist installation techniques? If so, enter your project today.

Prizes

  1. Winners will be announced at Futurescape at the Sandown Park Racecourse, Surrey, on 20th November 2018. Travel and transport must be arranged at the finalist’s own expense
    1. The Winner of ‘Best of Trex® Award’ shall receive:
      1. A four-day trip to the U.S. including a visit to the Trex® University including economy flight, overnight accommodation and transfers.
      2. Their deck professionally photographed
      3. Publicity and brand exposure through Pro Landscaper magazine and Arbordeck’s website, emails, social media and other industry press
      4. Use of the ‘Best of Trex® Award’ title and associated award logo
      5. Certificate of achievement
    2. The four remaining category winners will each receive:
      1. £250 of Love2Shop high street vouchers
      2. Their deck professionally photographed
      3. Publicity and brand exposure through Arbordeck’s website, emails, social media and industry press
      4. Use of ‘Arbordexperts Installer Awards winner’ title and category winner logo
      5. Certificate of acknowledgement
  2. All Finalists & Competition Winners are required to participate in all required publicity
  3. Arbor Forest Products accepts no liability or responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant
  4. Arbor Forest Products reserves the right to discontinue the competition at any time
  5. All provided personal details will be held in strictest confidence and will not be passed to any third party.
  6. Arbor Forest Products may use provided information to keep you up to date with news, offers, product developments and other communications we feel will be of interest to you.
  7. At any time, you can unsubscribe or request to see the information we hold for you and request this to be amended or deleted. Contact us at info@arborforestproducts.co.uk

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