Can I install Vinyl fence by myself?
Yes, absolutely. If you can use a level, a tape measure, and post hole digger and a string line - you can do the job yourself. We have written instructions available that will be sent to you with your order. 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?
Yes you 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 corrosion.
How does it compare to wood?
It is 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 in some cases cement is put inside the posts with re-bar for exceptional strength. (This is not recommended for livestock because it makes it too strong.)
Do I need to paint it?
No, The color of the vinyl goes all the way through so it can't be scratched or chipped off which means it will never need to be painted.
Will it discolor or become brittle over time?
We warrant a 10 years no brittle for colored fence. 15 years time free of maintenance. Because our Vinyl fence use a superior durable grade and high content (10 parts per 100 parts) of non-chalking TiO2(titanium dioxide) and ultraviolet inhibitors that protects the vinyl (PVC) from the harmful effects of the Sun's UV rays. As long as your fence is kept clean, with a periodic wash from a garden hose, it will not turn yellow. As a result, we can assure our products with a lifetime warranty against yellowing
Can vinyl fence break?
Vinyl fence can break if subjected to a direct impact (e.g., an automobile running into a fence line). Under normal use, the fence will not break when installed properly. Planks, pickets and rails are easily replaced if damaged.
How does the vinyl fence stand up to the wind?
Our fences are designed to withstand normal wind loads. The amount of load is dependent on the style of fence, installation of the posts and horizontal rails. If installed according to our installation guide, the fences are designed to stand up to normal wind loads.
Will the vinyl fence become brittle in winter?
Vinyl fence will become less flexible in cold weather conditions. However, unless subjected to unusual impact, it will not break or crack.
Will the vinyl fence crack, chip, peel or rot?
Are vinyl fences maintenance free?
Yes, under normal condition all that is required is an annual washing of the fence to keep it looking new.
How can I clean a vinyl fence ?
As with all exterior products, a fence will become dirty when exposed to the elements. A mild detergent and water solution should be sufficient to keep your fence looking new. For tough stains, Soft Scrub or baking soda work well.
Will the vinyl fence mildew or collect mold?
when subjected to extended damp weather, vinyl fence will collect mold and mildew. They are, however, easily cleaned with a solution of mild household detergent and water.