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|Detroit Family Wins $100,000 Home Makeover from CertainTeed |
PRNewswire - Jul 14, 2015
CertainTeed, North America's leading brand of building products, has announced the Bird family of Farmington Hills, Michigan as the grand prize winner of the $100,000 Living Spaces® Facebook® Home Makeover Contest.....
Decking Industry News
|Non slip decking specialist Gripsure celebrates 10th birthday |
Western Morning News - Jul 7, 2015
A Cornish manufacturing firm is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the invention of its non-slip decking board. Gripsure, which was born out of Cornwall Specialist Surfacing Company, created its first coated timber board for use on the South West Coast Path....
|Fiberon named 2015 Eco-Leader by Green Builder magazine |
PRNews - Jul 7, 2015
Fiberon® has been named a 2015 Eco-Leader by Green Builder® magazine, the building industry's leading publication focused on green building and sustainable development. The leader in innovative, eco-friendly composite decking, - ....
|Walton County Animal Shelter Receives Fence Donation |
WJHG - Jul 6, 2015
WALTON COUNTY-- An enclosed space to run and play. Just last month, the company "2 Guys Fence and Deck Repair" donated a new fence to the Walton County Animal Shelter. Not only did this donation save the shelter hundreds of dollars, but it also helps the volunteers do their jobs more efficiently......
|Fredericksburg Fences' new partnership opens gate to possibilities |
Fredericksburg.com - Jul 4, 2015
Logan McNeil was tired of feeling stressed by her financial management and accounting job at George Washington University. After working there for 25 years, the Stafford County resident was also ready to go into business for herself.....
|Firm wins bid for tech park fence, gate |
Grand Forks Herald - Jul 7, 2015
Fence and gate construction will begin for the Grand Sky unmanned aerial system tech park in two weeks after the Grand Forks County Commission gave approval at a meeting Tuesday.....
|Firm wins bid for tech park fence, gate |
Beverly Review - Jul 7, 2015
A former local fencing business was one of three contractors named in lawsuits filed by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office on June 30 that claim the contractors defrauded customers out of thousands of dollars and failed to complete work that was under contract....
Local Government Issues
|Maryland’s highest court to hear Purple Line fence fight |
Washington Post - Jul 09, 2015
Maryland’s highest court has agreed to consider the legality of a Chevy Chase homeowner’s back fence built 14 feet beyond his property line, on land the state plans to use to build a light-rail Purple Line in the Washington suburbs......
|Village of Saugerties abandons plan for fence law |
Daily Freeman - Jul 09, 2015
SAUGERTIES >> The Village Board has dropped its plan to develop a fence law after deciding it would be too difficult to enforce. Board member Patrick Landewe also said there is not a lot of consistency among such laws in other villages......
|Fence posts stolen from along Hawaii Belt Road |
KHON2.com - Jul 10, 2015
Hawaii Island police are investigating the theft of fence posts from county property along the Hamakua Coast. Sometime between 2 p.m. Tuesday (July 7) and 8:30 a.m. Thursday (July 9), unknown persons pulled 47 T-rail posts out of the ground and removed .....
|Initial Phase of Drone Park Construction to Start With Fence |
ABC News - Jul 10, 2015
The president of the company managing the nation's first unmanned aircraft business park says construction is scheduled to begin next week, though it won't be a dramatic spectacle. First up at Grand Sky is a security fence.....
Schools and Fencing
|High school adds fences, gates to campus |
Hollister Free Lance - Jul 1, 2015
The summertime project involved adding 200 feet of black, eight-foot tall custom fencing to a stretch of school property parallel to Monterey Street. The new fence ........
|Kentucky Horse Park to paint fences black |
Kentucky.com - Jul 2, 2015
After 37 years of white fences, the Kentucky Horse Park is changing with the times and going to black. Painting the fences — about 30 miles of them — will begin sometime next week, weather permitting, said Jamie Link, park executive director......
Fences and Animals - Wildlife
|Are Fences the Solution for Protecting Africa’s National Parks? |
National Geographic - Jul 6, 2015
With the expansion of human populations, instances of human-wildlife conflict become increasingly frequent. One proposed solution to protect both people and wildlife is the implementation of fences around established protected areas. ...
|Home security: Fence advice |
KY-3 - Jul 9, 2015
Officer Brent Forgey with the Nixa Police Department explains the best fence options to keep your family safe.....
|5 multitasking tips for your garden fence |
Fosters - Jul 9, 2015
We all know the basic reasons to install a fence -- marking a property line, ensuring privacy, keeping children and pets safe, and so on. But summer seems like the time to unleash our imagination and start dreaming up alternative uses for everyday objects like fencing.....
|VT reader has question about cedar fence |
Fosters - Jul 11, 2015
Q: We are looking for a clear sealer to preserve a cedar stockade fence from weather, mildew and UV damage at our camp on a small lake in northern Vermont. What product would you recommend and how should it be applied — brushed, rolled or sprayed? .....
|Store-Bought Pools Need Fencing, Too, Health Agent Says |
Cape News - Jul 6, 2015
With the growing popularity of relatively small, relatively inexpensive swimming pools—such as the inflatable variety that are not much larger than a hot tub—Bourne health agent Terri Guarino wants to make sure that residents are aware that “anything bigger than a kiddie pool needs to have an enclosure that’s at least 4 feet tall,” she said.....
|Israel Is Building an Anti-ISIS Fence Along Border With Jordan |
NBC News - Jul 6, 2015
TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel has taken one more step to walling itself off from its neighbors. The border with Jordan is the last Israeli frontier that is totally open to a neighboring country; the borders with Egypt, Syria and Lebanon are all fenced off.....
|Dog does front flip over fence while chasing frisbee |
Yahoo News - Jul 14, 2015
A fence poses no obstacle for this dog, who used an acrobatic move to get over it. In the short clip, Chai is seen running at full speed towards the fence at Woodstock City Park in Portland, Oregon....
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