PVC fences are a great choice for homes, businesses, pools and other properties. If you have little time to worry about fence repairs then this is a great choice for you. In recent years a lot of people have been choosing PVC fencing over traditional materials such as wood, iron, or chain-link, and this is because it is a lot more affordable and easy to produce. Not only that but it has many great qualities to it that is making it one of the most popular choices among buyers looking for fencing.
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History and Properties
PVC, also known as polyvinyl or vinyl, is one of the world’s most produced plastic polymer. It was first put into use in 1926 as a plastic material and ever since then has been put into great use among commercial enterprises. The greatest benefits that this material offers is that it does not rot or react to the environment in the way wood or metals do. This makes it an excellent material for building fences with.
Environment and Sun Damage
While wood over time will become faded due to the sun’s radiation, a white PVC fence continues to be white, this means it will look the same as it did when installed for years to come. PVC is resistant to weathering. In addition, it is a non-toxic, safe material that has been tested rigorously and has been used throughout the world for decades. Not only this but PVC is recyclable and re-usable.
Maintenance and Cleaning
PVC is easy to clean. The easiest way is to use a pressure washer to quickly and effectively remove mold or any other buildup and residue which may accumulate over time. This will make it look like new. Unlike wood, which cannot be pressure cleaned without damaging the outside layer, the plastic will not rot, deteriorate or become infected with termites or other insects. Water will not penetrate the surface at all like wood. And it does not rust. This makes PVC the best choice for decorative fences.
PVC Fence Installation
The installation of PVC is a lot easier thanks to its modular factory design, which can be cut into the desired shape and length. This means no nails or the risk of splintering wood or welding metal parts. It can simply be locked into place in the ground. Its light weight reduces manual moving difficulties; thus The installation cost is much less than installing metal or chain link fence, as it is easy and light weight to handle.
If you are looking for an easy to clean, easy to install fence, then PVC is your best choice. This rugged material has so many benefits that it is easily the choice of fencing for many home buyers. Don’t be surprised if your neighbors get jealous of your beautiful PVC fence; you might just see them buying one, too. This dazzling fence looks good and stylish at the same time and will last for many, many years. Please contact us today to find out the many options available with PVC fences.