Why A PVC Fence Might Be Right For Your Property

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Vinyl fencing, sometimes referred to as PVC fencing because it is manufactured using polyvinyl chloride (PVC), is an great choice for a property owner that is looking to put up some fencing on his or her property but does not want the high cost and maintenance that is associated with using other materials like wood. Here are 3 reasons why a new PVC fence might be right for your home or land.

PVC Fencing Remains the Same Color

One of the biggest problems with installing wood fencing is that the paint or stainer that you used on the wood will begin to chip, peel, fade and otherwise degrade over time. If you don't keep with the regular maintenance of your wooden fence, you might end up with one section that looks like it's a different color than the rest of the structure. Vinyl simply does not have any of those problems. All you will need to do to maintain your vinyl PVC fence is give it a good wash every once in a while to remove accumulated dust or dirt.

More Styles Available Than You Would Think

One reason some people opt for wooden fencing is that they believe it gives them more options for choosing a color or a specific style. But many PVC fencing companies today can now create a product that has high-end style or texture, just like wood fences do. In fact, some vinyl fencing can even be designed to look like it's wood. You can get the great look of wood that you want for your property while retaining all of the benefits that come with going vinyl.

PVC Fencing is More Durable

Another benefit of vinyl fencing is that is naturally stronger and more flexible than wood fencing. If you accidentally run your lawn mower or tractor into a wooden fence, you are going to have a mess on your hands. A vinyl fence isn't bulletproof, but it can withstand a larger amount of force before falling apart. The chances of your vinyl fence starting to sag or bow are very low. It's also more durable over the long run and will need to be replaced much less frequently than wood fencing.

If you are looking to add a new fence to your property but don't want the headache that can come from staining, painting and upkeeping a wooden fence, take a look at PVC vinyl. A PVC fence maintains its color better over time, is stronger and more durable than wood, and you don't have to give up your personal style with the options that are available today. Contact Lishman Fence for more information.

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