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|CertainTeed Expands PitchPerfect™ In-Home Selling System |
Press Release - Sep 6, 2012
CertainTeed Corporation is expanding its PitchPerfect™ In-Home Selling System with a new Freedom of Choice™ presentation developed for siding contractors that install vinyl, insulated and fiber cement siding. Leveraging the latest iPad technology, the PitchPerfect system now includes five fully customizable sales presentations...
|Innovation differentiates Paragon’s noise barriers |
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area (subscription) - Sep 7, 2012
With colors such as caramel and designs such as brick or stone, Paragon Noise Barriers’ Noise D-Fence panels certainly look different than concrete walls....
Decking Industry News
|TimberTech(R) Offers Industry's First Complete Hidden Fastening System |
MarketWatch - Sep 11, 2012
TimberTech, a leading manufacturer of alternative decking materials has partnered with FastenMaster, the industry's most trusted brand of contractor-quality fasteners, to create TimberTech Cortex, a hidden deck fastener for perimeter and replacement boards...
|Con Artist Contractor Caught |
Crime Voice - Sep 4, 2012
Ventura County - With a trail of fraudulent “fence contractor” and identity theft scams trailing him from as far away as Connecticut, Theodore Diamond, 35, finally surfaced in the City of Moorpark pursuant to numerous citizen complaints about home improvements paid for but never performed...
Local Government Issues
|Downtown Macon Business Gets New Fence After Big Controversy |
41 NBC News - Sep 9, 2012
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A six month controversy over a fence in downtown Macon is finally over. "The wall kind of stuck with a lot of people, it became a branding mark for Roasted," Roasted Cafe owner Nick Rizkalla said....
|Developer drops controversial fence proposal |
Mountain View Voice - Sep 6, 2012
Developer Merlone Geier has withdrawn its application to build a fence blocking access between properties in San Antonio shopping center after city staff and several business owners questioned the need for it, with some calling it a "bullying tactic" to force land sales...
Home Owner Associations
|Good neighbor helps with good fences |
Mountain View Voice - Sep 6, 2012
Roy Oteo is doing his part to ensure that residents of southern Denton County in need of a new fence get the best price possible. Oteo, President of the Willow Ridge Estates Homeowners Association in southeast Flower Mound, is trying to get enough people in need of new privacy fences
|Buffalo Green Projects' Skyline Fence |
Buffalo Rising - Sep 11, 2012
If you're going to build a micropark and you're looking to attract attention, then there are ways to make practical design elements eye-catching and fun. If the plan is to build a fence around the park, why just build an ordinary fence....
|Bankers Erect Fences to Deflect Attacks That Don’t Come |
Businessweek - Sep 7, 2012
Bankers in Charlotte, North Carolina, had prepared for the worst, bracing themselves for attacks from the Democratic Party’s convention stage and fencing in the entrances to guard their high-rise office towers against protests....
|Figuring out the fences under the Woodrow Wilson Bridge |
Washington Post - Sep 8, 2012
The new Jones Point Park under the Woodrow Wilson Bridge is great, but I am curious about something. Many of the gigantic concrete beams supporting the bridge have chain-link fences about halfway up and across the width of the beams....
|New Fence Satisfies Concerned Parent |
Buffalo Grove.Patch - Sep 6, 2012
Just hours after Buffalo Grove Patch published a story Friday about a parent’s concern for children’s safety near a construction site, a new fence was installed....
|Shelbourne Road Sports New Fence |
Arbutus.Patch - Sep 6, 2012
If a good fence makes good neighbors, things must be dandy between Arbutus United Methodist Church and University of Maryland Baltimore County.....
Schools and Fences
Fencing and Airports
|How secure is the Dayton airport? |
Dayton Daily News - Sep 11, 2012
At Dayton International Airport, you’ll find eight miles or so of 10-foot-high fence topped by three strands of barbed wire. There’s a road inside the fence line and police patrols to keep watch. ...
|Airport plans perimeter reinforcement after breach |
Burlington Free Press - Sep 5, 2012
SOUTH BURLINGTON — Burlington International Airport plans to reinforce its perimeter, an official said Wednesday, hours after a man drove his truck through the chain-link fence.....
Fences and Animals - Wildlife
|Mt. Kenya To Be Surrounded By Electric Fence |
Gadling - Sep 9, 2012
According to the BBC, the Kenyan government has approved a proposal to construct an electric fence around the country's tallest mountain, the 5199-meter (17,057-foot) Mt. Kenya.....
USA Mexico Border Fence
|Math for fence doesn't add up |
AZ Central - Sep 4, 2012
In Mel Brooks' classic "Blazing Saddles," the good guys need a ploy to slow down the bad guys. They put up a toll booth in the middle of the desert....
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