Universal Foam Products Newsletter

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Universal Foam Products Newsletter



Project of the Month

Floating Porch and Pier

Featured October

The attached photo is of my new floating screened in porch and pier. This structure replaced an old pier and platform that supported a Victorian style gazebo. All of that structure was supported by traditional pilings. As I considered replacing the weathered gazebo I discovered that the pilings had also failed. I did not want to go through the cost of installing new pilings so I considered floating the entire structure and Universal Foam Products came with the solution. The pier is 36 feet long and 5 feet wide and is supported by six 1 pound Virgin EPS blocks measuring 28×48 x 57 inches. The porch is 16 feet square and is supported by 4 one pound Virgin EPS blocks measuring 27×48×96 inches. It has saved a lot in construction costs and it provides a clean look on the water no matter the level of the water.

Louisville, MS

a Project, Need a Quote?

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is a packaging challenge, a new product application, a construction
project or a theater set, Universal Foam can provide you quality material
at the best prices available. No matter where you are located, you are
just a short distance from one of over 80 manufacturing facilities.

Call us today. Our knowledgeable staff is waiting to help with your next
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you have done business with us in the past, contact your sales person at (410) 825-8300
or by email. If this is your first inquiry call us at (410) 825-8300
or email [email protected]

Sales Rep


Les Rush

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Lisa Astrin

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Andrea Nooks

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Ann McPherson

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Kevin Baker

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Tina Queen

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do more than foam.

Do you have an
application that might require other packaging or plastics? If so, feel
free to contact the links below for additional information for other

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