News & Blog: February 2012

New Website Goes Live

Posted in: Long Fence News

Long® Fence announces launch of our new, easy-to-use website for commercial and residential products and services. Simple navigation, extensive photo galleries and an online rental service are just a few of the modifications we've made to improve your online experience.

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Johns Hopkins Hospital Installation Complete

Posted in: Long Fence News

Long® Fence installed over 600-linear feet of stainless steel cable railing in the Entry Courtyard and Phipps Garden at Johns Hopkins Hospital’s new patient care building.

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Long Fence Wins Dig Smart Award

Long Fence Wins Dig Smart Award

Posted in: Long Fence News, Awards

Long Fence was recognized by their contracting peers as a leader in damage prevention at the 2011 Greater Chesapeake Damage Prevention Training Conference held November 2-4, 2011 in Ocean City, MD.

The Miss Utility Damage Prevention Committee holds the annual Dig Smart Awards to promote underground utility safety and recognize those who work toward damage prevention.

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USMC Toys for Tots Receives Fence Donation

USMC Toys for Tots Receives Fence Donation

Posted in: Long Fence News, Charity/Sponsorship

For the sixth year in a row, Long® Fence has donated fencing to the United States Marine Corps for the District of Columbia Toys for Tots drive. Portable security fence panels were provided for use inside the Marine Corps Reserve Training Center at the Anacostia Annex in Washington DC.

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Surviving the Dog Days

Surviving the Dog Days

Posted in: Outdoor Living, Fun Stuff

During the dog days of summer, be sure to keep an extra eye on your four-legged friend. Dogs can suffer from heat stroke, often faster than a human. Your dog is at a greater risk of heat stroke if he is a working dog that exercises outdoors daily, or is confined to a crate, kennel, outdoor doghouse or vehicle. Although your dog needs shelter from the sun, if a kennel is your only option, be sure the area is well ventilated, shaded and a supply of fresh water is always available.

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Say You're Welcome!

Say You're Welcome!

Posted in: Home Improvement, Outdoor Living

Your front porch is like a handshake, welcoming visitors, serving as a connection point with the neighborhood, and role-playing as the first (and sometimes only) impression for passers-by and neighbors.

Whether your front porch is large or small, or even if it’s more of an entrance way than a porch, there are simple things you can do to make it more inviting without breaking the budget.

For instance, one of the easiest things you can do that will have a big impact is to paint the front door. A high gloss coat of paint in a color that pops will instantly give your home a new look.

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