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Three Interesting Facts About the History of Fences

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Three Interesting Facts About the History of FencesAs the Smithsonian points out, "Fences are icons of the American landscape." Americans, for better or worse, have staked out their homes and territories over the course of centuries by using fences.

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Figuring Out the Right Fence Choice for Your Business

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Figuring Out the Right Fence Choice for Your BusinessApparently, one man didn’t believe that airport security really is as secure as they say. William Deene, 22, was caught attempting to scale the fence at New York City’s Kennedy Airport this week. Authorities could not yet say why Deene — a New Jersey resident — was attempting to climb over the airport’s fences. He was quickly caught thanks to a watchful airport worker, as well as a perimeter alarm.

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Fence Becomes Part of a Larger Feud Between Nashville Neighbors

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 Fence Becomes Part of a Larger Feud Between Nashville NeighborsOutdoor fences don't always make good neighbors, as one neighborhood in Nashville, Tennessee found out this summer. The fence in question is part of a larger, strange feud between different residents.

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6 Important Facts you Should Know about Commercial Fences | Arlington, VA

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6 Important Facts you Should Know about Commercial Fences | Arlington, VAIf you're looking to install or replace a worn out fence for your commercial property, you need to consider all the options available to you. When it comes to commercial fences, you don't want to go in sight unseen. You know that making the wrong choice can cost you dearly. Indeed, here are six rather important things to consider when you're choosing commercial fencing for your property.

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Why Do Some Fence Designs Stick in Your Memory? | McLean, VA

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Why Do Some Fence Designs Stick in Your Memory? | McLean, VAHow many times have vacationers visited areas with vast open spaces fenced with white rails containing horses and cattle? Some vacationers have visited historic homes in certain cities that used fence designs with split rails and picket fencing. It reminds them of Gone With the Wind, George Washington’s Mount Vernon and the peaceful countryside near Gettysburg. Visitors just know that when they step out of the car after driving along a fenced historical home's drive, they will step back in time. They look around in wonder as if they will suddenly see George and Martha Washington walking beneath the old oak trees. That’s how powerful fences can be.

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Montana Uses Electric Fences to Help Curb Bad Bear Behavior

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Montana Uses Electric Fences to Help Curb Bad Bear BehaviorIn Lincoln County, Montana, electric fences are now being used to effectively separate bears from humans. According to Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks's bear management specialist, Kim Annis, electric fences can help to prevent future conflicts.

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Protect Your Dog from Danger with a Wood Fence | Germantown, MD

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Protect Your Dog from Danger with a Wood Fence | Germantown, MDIt can be a nice feeling when your dog can roam around in your backyard without having to worry about them getting lost or injured because of their curiosity. Putting up a wood fence around your backyard is an excellent way to protect your dog and make you feel good about letting them roam free outside, but there are some considerations to make sure a fence is completely canine-proof.

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Pool Fences Help Prevent Drowning Deaths

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Pool Fences Help Prevent Drowning DeathsEvery summer, preventable tragedies occur when it comes to small children and pools. This summer, little Edward Harris of Staten Island was the latest casualty in pool-related drownings.

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New Fence to be Installed Along George Washington Bridge as Part of Suicide Prevention Efforts

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New Fence to be Installed Along George Washington Bridge as Part of Suicide Prevention EffortsIn many cases, bridges help keep people and animals out of certain spaces, and in most cases, they become a somewhat mundane part of the background. But could fences help to save a life? That is what officials proposing a new fence for the George Washington Bridge are saying, even as some residents question the project's cost.

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Benefits of Backyard Gazebos | Annapolis, MD

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Benefits of Backyard Gazebos | Annapolis, MDHaving a gazebo installed on one’s property can provide a homeowner with numerous benefits. These structures are becoming increasingly popular not only because of the shade they can provide, but because of the way they can create a focal point in one’s yard. If you have been debating whether or not to get a gazebo for your yard, here are a few of the many reasons why you should consider doing so.

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