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|Barrette Outdoor Living Adds Ten to Enhance ActiveYards TM Brand |
Marketwire (press release) - Jun 3, 2011
ActiveYards™ offers an extensive, professional grade vinyl and aluminum fencing product line. ActiveYards™ has developed and patented technologies, GlideLock™ and Corigin™, for long lasting, durable products all backed by lifetime warranties...
Decking Industry News
|Westech buys Wood Composite Technologies decking extrusion lines |
Plastic News - May 31, 2011
EVANSVILLE, IND. (May 31, 1:50 p.m. ET) -- Westech Building Products Inc., part of resin maker Westlake Chemical Corp., has purchased three decking extrusion lines from Canada-based Wood Composite Technologies Inc. for $511,350...
|EverNew® PT Decking from CertainTeed Now Available in Two New Colors |
Press Release - Jun 6, 2011
CertainTeed is enhancing its design options for outdoor living spaces by adding two new shades of EverNew® PT Decking. The new colors, Castle Gray and Tudor Brown, join the existing rich, deep color palette, which is backed by the industry’s only 20-year stain and fade warranty...
Fence Contractors in the News
|Brothers' 9/11 Gate gets Mahopac firehouse dedication tonight |
The Journal News | LoHud.com - Jun 4, 2011
MAHOPAC — A few years ago, Chris and Vinnie Bellissimo, owners of Salem Fence Co., worried that people would forget the importance of 9/11 so they designed and created an elaborate wrought-iron fence commemorating the fateful day...
|Consumer Watch: Man seeks help with unfinished fence |
WHAS11.com - Jun 1, 2011
An unfinished fence is a major source of frustration for family living in Jeffersontown. A family of WHAS11 viewers who have witnessed others getting results by calling our Consumer Watch line. They called WHAS11's Andy Treinen and Andy answered....
|Building a legacy out of a tragedy |
WHAS11.com - Jun 1, 2011
Instantly, his 21-year-old son became the man of the house and even took over the family business. It was a life-changing moment that left Clint coping with the loss of his father and trying to carry on the family business, C&C Fence Company....
Local Government Issues
|Fence Laws Boil Down to Doing the Right Thing |
Indiana Prairie Farmer - Jun 7, 2011
A caller looking for help on where to find information about Indiana fence laws made perhaps the best observation I've seen yet on the subject. ...
|Fencing woes continue for farmer |
Truro Daily News - Jun 4, 2011
NEW ANNAN - After working frantically to meet a municipal deadline, Jack Aitchison thought his fence-mending woes were over....
|Suicide fences likely to come down |
YNN - Jun 1, 2011
They've been hotly debated, but the latest plan means the suicide fences on Ithaca bridges will likely come down. Our Tamara Lindstrom has more on how soon that could happen and what could go up instead. Then come back here and refresh the page...
The Famous and Their Fences
Fences and Weather
|Two Norwell home fires blamed on electric dog fences |
Milford Daily News - Jun 3, 2011
NORWELL — So-called “invisible fences,” or underground electrical systems used to contain dogs, are being blamed for a pair of blazes that hit Norwell homes during a violent thunderstorm.
Fences and Animals - Wildlife
|Hedgehog numbers down as garden fences block paths |
Telegraph.co.uk - May 31, 2011
Hedgehog numbers have declined by a quarter in the past decade because garden fences and decking are stopping them moving around to feed, mate or nest. By Andy Bloxham Modern fences tend to be solidly constructed and come all the way to the soil...
Fences and Animals - Domestic
|BUILDING FENCES |
The Herald-Sun - Jun 3, 2011
DURHAM -- Ghost, a gentle, friendly pitbull, took the first run in his new space Sunday after volunteers from Coalition to Unchain Dogs completed a fence on Homeland Avenue...
|Market Niche We Never Knew We Had: WiFi Dog Fences |
EBN - Jun 3, 2011
Why shouldn't wireless connectivity extend to our pets? Although wireless dog fences have been around for more than a decade, WiFi fences are the latest thing in safe-pet technology...
|Exclusive: NYC Thieves With A Taste For Wrought Iron Fences |
CBS New York - May 31, 2011
Fences are supposed to help protect your home, but now they’re being targeted by crooks.
CBS 2’s Emily Smith has the exclusive story on a new wave of crime involving some Brooklyn homeowners’ wrought iron fences.
Fencing and Railroads
|New fencing to guard Brockville CP rail line |
Brockville Recorder and Times - Jun 1, 2011
Almost 10 miles of safety fence being installed on the Canadian Pacific rail line in Brockville is part of a $300-million package of Via Rail upgrades for eastern Ontario....
The Art of Fences
|Safety fencing 'art' cost Moreland Council $7000 |
Herald Sun - Jun 6, 2011
A MAYOR has turned on his own council after it spent $7000 on public artwork made from orange plastic safety fencing. The artist said yesterday the aim of the art was to create confusion. But the mayor blasted his council officers for approving the ...
|WNWDW: Fence climbing dog an online hit |
NewsLite - Jun 7, 2011
A video of a clever canine climbing between a post and a fence to get into a garden had become an online hit. (Nine MSN) (YouTube)
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