NEWS - Middlebury, Vermont

Dates: June 11, 2015
rk MILES Announces Trex Select Ugliest Deck Contest Winner

Location: Middlebury, VT
Middlebury, VT
June 11, 2015
Trex Select retailer rk MILES is pleased to announce Margot Smithson of Whiting, VT as the winner of its recent Ugliest Deck Contest.

The contest invited entrants to submit photos of their ugly deck and explain why they need a new deck, with submissions accepted through the month of May. The Smithson's deck was deemed the ugliest of all qualifying entries by an rk MILES panel of judges. They will receive an all new 12' x 12' Trex Select Deck and railings valued at more than $4,000.

In her contest submission, Margot Smithson explained that she had inherited the 25 year-old deck along with the house in 2009. "We were able to use the deck for the first few years- not anymore. I have fallen through it twice, a 3rd time when I walked out the door and the stairs slid out from under me," Smithson noted in her entry. "The items on the deck are abandoned, too unsafe... In fact only the chickens make it up there," she added. The winnings will allow the Smithson's to enjoy an exceptional view once again.

"This deck is not only ugly, but it is completely unsafe," noted John Fish, rk MILES' Middlebury General Manager during the judging process. "We had so many great qualified entries, but the Smithson's deck was, by far, the one that needs the most attention," Fish added.

For more information about rk MILES' Ugliest Deck Contest, or to find out more about how rk MILES can help with your home improvement project, please call us at 802-388-2721 or email us at

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Dates: April 2015
rk MILES donates materials for Garden shed to be auctioned off.

Location: Middlebury, VT
rk Miles donates materials for Sheds to be auctioned off during the 2015 Vermont Home & Garden show.

MIDDLEBURY, VT - rk Miles donated materials for two sheds to be auctioned off during the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Northern Vermont (HBRA-NV) Remodelers Council Silent Auction at the 2015 Vermont Home & Garden show in Essex Junction, VT on April 18th.

Area builders teamed up with Colchester Builders Crowley Construction, Inc to build two 6' x 8' garden sheds to donate to the remodeler's Councils Annual Silent Auction. Twenty percent of this year's proceeds for the Auction will be donated to Rebuilding Together Greater Burlington Inc., a local volunteer organization that works to assure that low-income homeowners live in warmth, safety and independence.

For more information on Rebuidling Together go to:

For more information on the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Northern Vermont including membership information go to:

Established in 1940, rk Miles, Inc. has years of experience backed with unparalleled products and services. With four convenient locations in Vermont and Massachusetts, we are poised to serve our areas with timely deliveries and on-site consultation. No matter the scope of your project, the rk Miles team of knowledgeable professionals will help you achieve success.

Dates: Oct. 30th, 2013
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