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Qualities of PVC/ Vinyl Fence
What's the difference?
there is PVC fencing available through your local home improvement store.
However, if you look closely, you'll find that although it is PVC fence, their
products are considerably inferior in all categories to the products you'll find
at PVC Fence Systems of Florida.
Whether or not you need a long term fencing
solution, PVC is lifetime warrantied, maintanence free and also adds property
value to your home for years to come.
It is our extra thick capstock which
is compounded from a formulation that has been tested and successfully used in
the vinyl industry throughout the world for over 33 years.
How does it assemble:
Our PVC fences are CNC computer routed for precision alignment which eliminates the need for
brackets, and screws which are the common problems with some competitors
creates a light beige color while Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) imparts a brilliant
white color to the vinyl and helps to reflect the sun's rays from the finished
surface. Calcium Carbonate, referred to as a filler, replaces some of the PVC to
increase impact and tensile strength to the finished material. This formulation
results in superior vinyl products that will not rot, chip, corrode, peel, or
PVC Systems of Florida... there is no substitute.
How long has vinyl fence been
Vinyl Fencing has been available since the 80's. It is the
fastest growing product in the fencing industry with sustained annual growth at
more than 30%.
How strong is it?
It has five times
the tensile strength of wood and four times the flexibility. It flexes under
load making it strong enough to safely hold cattle and horses.
Can I install it myself?
If you can
use a level, a tape measure, and post hole digger and a string line - you can do
the job yourself. For larger jobs, some people like to hire a professional for
the hole drilling or the entire job.
Can I put a hot wire on it?
can. The entire vinyl post is an insulator which means you won't need any
special hardware. All you have to do is drill a hole in the posts and string the
wire through. You should probably use a wire that is resistant to rust and
How does it compare to wood?
stronger, lasts much longer, safer, looks better, and costs much less over time.
It can cost the same as or more than wood initially depending local wood prices,
type of wood and style of fence or deck but over it's life it is about one third
of the cost.
How do you set the posts?
The posts are set in concrete in the ground from 24 to 36 inches deep and cement is always
put around the posts for added strength. Always check with local builing codes
for all requirements.
Can I paint it?
Paint doesn't adhere
well to the surface which is good in the case of graffiti but bad if you like to
Will it discolor or become brittle over
It is warranted by the factory for your lifetime to never do that.
We use a U.V.inhibitor called titanium dioxide which creates a solar barrier so
the sun can't break it down.
How long does it take to get
Please Call For Shipping Lead Times.
PVC vs. Wood
||PVC (Vinyl) Material
|Non-Pro Rated Warranty
|Fungus & Dry Rot Free
|Free of Harmful Chemicals (Arsenic, Lead, Creosote)