Backyard Bliss In a Can – Use New GREAT STUFF™ Pond & Stone Waterfall Foam Filler

Marietta, GA - April 30, 2007

The hottest trend in landscaping is creating a serene environment in your backyard using water features such as ponds, fountains and waterfalls. Typically a feature associated with the “rich & the famous,” such landscaping options are becoming more affordable due to their rise in popularity. The Dow Chemical Company is providing opportunities to create your own backyard bliss with its newest product GREAT STUFF™ Pond & Stone Waterfall Foam Filler.

“We realize that our customers were using our GREAT STUFF™ products for a number of uses – landscaping being one of them,” states Janet Hansen, Marketing Communications Manager of The Dow Chemical Company. “With water features being one of the fastest growing landscaping trends throughout the country, we wanted to help our customers soothe their senses and relax outdoors.”

With its newest product, The Dow Chemical Company is helping to bring nature back into your yard with GREAT STUFF™ Pond & Stone Waterfall Foam Filler. Pond & Stone is a polyurethane foam adhesive that can be used to easily and cost-efficiently to enhance your yard. The product can be shaped and molded to create exquisite water features that help direct water flow over and around rocks in a waterfall, rather than under and in between. The black color allows it to blend among rocks and shadows. The product is fish safe and recognized by the International Professional Pond Contractors Association. Like other products in the GREAT STUFF™ family of branded products, Pond & Stone Waterfall Foam Filler creates a permanent, airtight and water-resistant seal.

Additional applications include use in filling holes in living trees and securing cap stones in stone retaining walls. The black polyurethane foam is designed to bond to both porous and non-porous rocks and stones in a cost-efficient manner.

A quicker and less expensive option than mortar, GREAT STUFF™ Pond & Stone Waterfall Foam Filler can also be used to set and secure the cap stones in a retaining wall. The black polyurethane foam is designed to bond to rocks and stones.

Look for GREAT STUFF™ Pond & Stone at various retail outlets.

About Dow Building Solutions

Dow Building Solutions has a 60+ year legacy of providing energy saving solutions to the global commercial and residential construction industry, which began with the launch of its flagship STYROFOAM™ Extruded Polystyrene (XPS) Foam Insulation, one of the most recognized brands of insulation in the world. A market-facing business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, Dow Building Solutions offers unsurpassed building science expertise to help builders, designers, architects and homeowners reduce energy costs and protect against wind, rain and moisture, while contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. More information about Dow Building Solutions can be found at www.dowbuildingsolutions.com

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For Editorial Information:

Janet Hansen
The Dow Chemical Company
678-269-1246

Christopher Martin
Blattner Brunner
412-995-9663
cmartin@blattnerbrunner.com

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