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We have been running this poll for about a month. We have 30 bids ranging from $1568 to $6125. Next week we wil have a new bid for Vinyl.
Current Bids - Sample
AK - Wasilla............$3230
AL - Decatur..............$3236
AR - Rogers...............$3350
CA - So Cal............$3160
GA - McDonough ......$2095
FL - Naples..............$1568
IL - Central..............$2636
LA - Kenner..............$3350
MT - Great Falls...........$4133
TX - Houston.............$3855
TX - Sulpher Spgs........$2285
UT - SLC.................$3000
ON - Toronto............$3582
What's Your Bid?
|City of Los Angeles Approves Guardian Pool Fence Systems |
Send2Press Newswire (press release) - Mar 25, 2011
Steve Sadinsky, President and CEO of Guardian Pool Fence Systems, Inc., is proud to announce that their 5 foot tall polyester mesh pool fence has been approved by the City of Los Angeles to meet the building code. This is the first time that the city has given their approval for such a fence...
|Online tools use satellite technology to plan fencing needs |
Bismarck Farm & Ranch Guide - Mar 25, 2011
Winter is a good time for producers to plan fencing or extend current fencing for rotational grazing systems, and new fencing technologies are providing the kind of tools to make that task easier...
Decking Industry News
|TimberTech Wants to See YOUR Outdoor Evolution |
PR Newswire (press release) - Mar 29, 2011
Spring is in the air, and with the season comes the fever to make your yard the envy of your neighborhood. Gone are the days of cement patios and folding chairs. The evolution of outdoor living is here and TimberTech, a leading manufacturer of alternative decking products...
|Rhino Deck Launches Durable Armadillo Capstock Decking Products |
EIN News (press release) - Mar 28, 2011
Rhino Deck, a manufacturer of decking and railing products supplying product through our distributors to our dealer base is meeting the demand for durable, green, home renovation products with new Armadillo capstock decking...
|GAF Increases Distribution for DuraLife(TM) Decking Systems |
ThomasNet Industrial News Room (press release) - Mar 28, 2011
WAYNE, NJ - GAF, one of the largest building material manufacturers in North America, is greatly expanding distribution of its DuraLife(TM) decking systems in response to a heightened demand for the collection. Fowler & Peth based in Denver...
Fence Contractors in the News
|Fence builder finds WWII grenade |
KTVL - Mar 25, 2011
WHITE CITY, Ore. -- Digging holes for a fence, resident Warren Mann pulled up a little piece of history that could answer a lot questions from our past....
|Fences, sheds add versatility |
KTVL - Mar 25, 2011
There are two popular trends for fencing, Ed Frey of Sweet Valley Landscaping in Hanover Township has noticed. One is for a type of aluminum fencing that looks like wrought iron...
Local Government Issues
|Washington Monument fence to be repaired |
Baltimore Sun (blog) - Mar 25, 2011
The Washington Monument in Baltimore has to be one of the most photographed sites in the city. The monument — more than 150 years old — is a destination for tourists and wedding parties alike, not to mention all the festivals that take place around it....
|Fence Painting Illegal in Los Angeles? |
MyFox Los Angeles - Mar 23, 2011
Los Angeles - There's nothing all that controversial about painting a fence unless you happen to paint graphic images with bold colors. That could put you on the wrong side of Los Angeles' law against murals...
|MECA to fence in parking lots |
Omaha World-Herald - Mar 24, 2011
With tailgating and a music festival on the way, the main parking lots outside Qwest Center Omaha and TD Ameritrade Park are about to be fenced in.....
|Police station fencing |
Omaha World-Herald - Mar 25, 2011
“The purpose for the new metal fence around the Ventura Police/Fire Headquarter is to provide security. The entire cost for the project is $189,011.39. I hope this has answered your questions.”....
|Fence for cemetery could be done by fall |
Fayette Observer - Mar 25, 2011
A city project to erect a fence to protect Cross Creek Cemetery No. 1 could be completed by the fall, said Michael Gibson of the Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks & Recreation Department...
|Good fences make good safety for kids |
The Banner-Graphic - Mar 25, 2011
The Putnam County Youth Soccer Association is in the process of installing a fence between the soccer fields and the parking area at Big Walnut Sports Park. Chris Anderson, left, a senior at DePauw, Troy Scott, the assistant ...
|Officials debate fence’s future in North Creek |
Glens Falls Post-Star - Mar 28, 2011
NORTH CREEK -- Proponents of tearing down a 40-year-old chain link fence at the town-owned Ski Bowl Park are prepping to make their case but are likely to face continued resistance from some Johnsburg officials...
Fences and Animals
WGRZ-TV - Mar 22, 2011
Stepping into the virgin bush of Maungatautari is like being suspended in time. The air is cool and, instead of deathly silent like most New Zealand bush, alive with the chatter of native birds...
|Activists Say Historic Fence is Dangerous to Deer |
WGRZ-TV - Mar 22, 2011
Morgan Dunbar, of Animal Allies of WNY, says the fence at the Williamsville Cemetery is dangerous for deer. WILLIAMSVILLE, NY- A historic fence around the cemetery on Main Street in Williamsville is causing a debate that pits animal lovers against ...
|Rare Sumatran tiger killed by electric fence |
WGRZ-TV - Mar 22, 2011
He said it was the second time this year a tiger had died as a result of the electric fences installed by locals to protect palm oil plantations. “The tiger's body was partly charred but unlike the first incident, the body was still intact,” he said...
USA Mexico Border Fence
|Wire fence on campus sparks controversy in Arizona |
Fox News - Mar 28, 2011
Tucson – A wire fence set up in the middle of the University of Arizona's Tucson campus to represent the border wall between the United States and Mexico has sparked heated controversy among the students there. The six-foot-tall, 400-yard-long fence ...
|State border fence plan has little to offer local ranchers |
Nogales International - Mar 28, 2011
Immigrants and drug smugglers constantly cut through his barbed wire fences, and though he's never had a violent encounter with immigrants on his land, Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was killed on Lowell's ranch last year ...
|Creative, Colorful Fence from Old Road Signs |
Treehugger.com - Mar 23, 2011
What happens to old aluminum highway signs when they are taken down, traded in for new ones with updated information? I assumed they were recycled, since they're aluminum, but the reflective paint most of them are painted with ...
|Railroad fence celebrates local arts
ENC Today - Mar 28, 2011
What could have been a simple chain-link fence put up to keep pedestrians from crossing the railroad tracks has turned into an opportunity for the community to get together and celebrate the Kinston art scene. “The entire project was a partnership of...
|Learning Your City's Pool Fence Rules |
Big Think - Mar 28, 2011
PHOENIX - A pool fence is of the best ways to prevent tragedies like a child drowning. But every city in the valley has its own laws and regulations about fences around pools...
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