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First Impressions - answering the phone
Marketing Blog - Mar 14, 2006
Many contractors overlook one of the easiest ways to make a good impression. Simple techniques on answering the phone can make a big difference....

Industry News

Liftmaster Enhances Slide Gate Operator Line
Press Release - Mar 9, 2006
The Chamberlain Group, Inc. has made several enhancements to their LiftMaster models SL570, SL580, and SL590 heavy-duty slide gate operators....
Fence-maker provides economy another boost
The Robesonian, NC - Mar 13, s006
... Sentinel Fence held a public ceremony Friday to officially say that the plant is up and running with about 60 full-time and 30 part-time jobs. ...
Safeguards Technology names Randy Sadler Vice-President of Marketing and Sales
Press Release - Mar 1, 2006
Safeguards Technology LLC of Hackensack, New Jersey announced that Randy Sadler has joined as the Vice-President of Marketing and Sales. Sadler will develop and oversee a more expansive and aggressive marketing and sales organization within Safeguards ...

Decking Industry News

CorrectDeck RapidRail Receives ICC Certification
BuildingOnline, CA - Mar 9, 2006
BIDDEFORD, ME -- Correct Building Products, manufacturer of CorrectDeck composite decking, has received ICC (International Code Council) Certification for its ...

USA Mexico Border Fence

Border fence is lousy fix for complex problem
Arizona Daily Star, AZ - Mar 13, 2006
... Some landowners might cause a stir and local government officials can complain. Lawmakers can put up a fence and shout, "See, we're doing something.". ...
Border barriers go up as officials talk building a fence
KVOA.com, AZ - Mar 12, 2006
As politicians talk about building a tall fence along Arizona's border with Mexico, workers on the border are completing a shorter and more modest task. ...

USA Canada Border Fence

Sen. Leahy Gets Canadian Border Fence Idea Scrapped
Caledonian Record,  United States - Mar 10, 2006
... Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont called a "cockamamie" plan to consider building a fence or wall along the US-Canadian border. Leahy ...

Community Issues

Resident says downed fence allows burglars to leave neighborhood ...
Houston Chronicle, United States - Mar 13, 2006
TODAY'S FOCUS: Southwest Houston resident Reggie Garza complained last week about a damaged fence at the dead end of the 6000 block of Warm Springs. ...
Fence rail construction nearly complete at Washington Park
Anacortes American, WA - Mar 9, 2006
... Volunteers have almost completed the construction of fence railings to keep park goers off wildflower meadows suffering from erosion due to weather and foot ...
Volunteers to fence public garden
Coos Bay World, OR - Mar 10, 2006
The project will be to put up framing for the fence on the west side of the garden, laying newspaper in the beds and filling them with screened soil. ...
Grave site fence riles some
Chambersburg Public Opinion, PA - Mar 9, 2006
... The dispute has adversaries literally lining up on opposite sides of the fence in Montgomery Township. A wooden fence constructed ...

Hurricane Wilma Homeowner

Repair costs can't be deducted from assessment
Miami Herald, FL - Mar 12, 2006
By RICHARD WHITE. Q: During Hurricane Wilma our community suffered a lot of damage to trees, roofs and the fence around the property. ...

Local Government Issues

SOMONAUK: Board mulls changes to fence ordinance
MyWebTimes.com, IL - Mar 11, 2006
As it reads now, the ordinance says the fence must be built on the homeowners property but does not define how far off the lot lines the fence should be built. ...
Work can resume on disputed fence
Chicago Tribune, United States - Mar 9, 2006
CRYSTAL LAKE -- City Council members this week lifted a stop-work order imposed by the mayor on a fence under construction after residents complained that it ...
Council votes to build Browns Valley fence
Napa Valley Register, CA - Mar 8, 2006
Saying the city made an error three years ago, a split Napa City Council voted Tuesday night to spend up to $40,000 to build a concrete fence between an old ...
On guard in Ocala's fence duels
Ocala.com, FL - Mar 8, 2006
... City Planning Director Tye Chighizola. But otherwise, city officials are not on the fence about their position. "You don't get grandfathered ...

Fencing and Airports

New York Area Airports To Get "Invisible Fences"
NY1, NY - Mar 8, 2006
New York area airports are getting an extra layer of protection, but you won't be able to see it because it's invisible. The same ...

Fences and Animals

Much more than a chain-link fence
Redlands Daily Facts, CA - Mar 12, 2006
"We didn¬Ļt just want to throw up a chain-link fence and call it ... "It just requires a fence to keep the dogs in.". "We still have a large open area in the park. ...
Dingo pets threaten security fence
ABC Online, Australia - Mar 8, 2006
The fence runs through Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia, and was built to keep dingoes out of grazing pastures. But ...

Fences and Neighbors

Town To Neighbors: Mend Your Own Fence
Hamptons Independents, NY - Mar 14, 2006
... Eagan said he wonít meet for talks until Leaver moves a fence to its legal location. The fence separating Leaverís ranch from ...

Pool Safety

Chelsea ordinance requires fencing, locked gates around pools
Claremore Daily Progress, OK - Mar 14, 2006
By Krystal J. Carman. CHELSEA ó Fencing and locked gates are the new requirements for pool owners in Chelsea following the passage of an ordinance Monday. ...
Pool safety not taking winter off
Sacramento Bee,  USA - Mar 9, 2006
... Fire officials asked the public to be cognizant of pool safety even during the cooler months, locking doors and never leaving children alone near water. ...


Controversial: The 1.4-metre-high fence in Brierydale Lane ...
News & Star, UK - Mar 10, 2006
By Gemma Fraser. A FENCE which has caused a high-profile war among neighbours in Stainburn could be set to stay. John Caffrey has ...
Lochrin Bain upgrades security fencing at Woolwich Crown Court
Security Park, UK - Mar 9, 2006
Lochrin Bain has won the contract to provide upgraded security fencing at Woolwich Crown Court in South East London. Woolwich Crown ...
Afghanistan opposes Pakistan's suggestion to fence border
Xinhua, China - Mar 6, 2006
... Pakistani President General Pervez Musharaf who termed the list as outdated months back suggested to fence the border in order to stop cross border movement ...

Weird News

Beer flows from kitchen faucet
Canoe Network CNEWS Mar 13, 2006
OSLO, Norway (AP) - It almost seemed like a miracle to Haldis Gundersen when she turned on her kitchen faucet this weekend and found the water had turned to beer. ...

Classified Ads


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