Are you Thinking About Installing a Vinyl Fence?
If you are thinking about installing a vinyl fence, you may have several questions about vinyl fencing. How long do vinyl fences last? Are they easy to maintain? Are they safe for kids and dogs? Why is vinyl fencing so popular? Is a vinyl fence right for my property? Selecting the right fencing can be overwhelming. Before you invest in fencing, you want to ensure your selection meets your security needs, privacy needs, aesthetic requirements, lifestyle needs and budget. Below is a look at the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we hear about vinyl fencing.
Frequently Asked Questions About Vinyl Fencing
Read on to Find the Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Vinyl Fencing
What is a Vinyl Fencing?
Vinyl fencing is made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC has been widely used in pipes, windows and other construction components since the 1940’s. Introduced as a fencing material in the 1980’s, vinyl fencing is strong, durable, and resistant to various weather and ultraviolet rays.
How Popular is Vinyl Fencing?
One of the most popular fencing materials, many homeowners, property managers, business owners and general managers are choosing vinyl over more traditional fencing materials such as wrought iron or wood. Vinyl is durable, versatile, easy to maintain, provides excellent privacy, increases security, and beautifully defines property. Whether you are looking for a privacy fence, a pool fence or a fence that increases the curb appeal of your home, community, or business, you can’t go wrong with a vinyl fence.
How Long Will a Vinyl Fence Last?
A vinyl fence is five times stronger than a wood fence and more flexible. If taken care of properly, a vinyl fence can last 20 to 30 years. At Carter Fence Company we use only the highest quality vinyl fence products from ActiveYards. ActiveYards vinyl fencing systems are made in the USA and are also backed by a transferable limited lifetime warranty. In addition to the warranty by ActiveYards, Carter Fence also offers you our 5 Star, 5-Year Workmanship Warranty making your decision to choose us for your vinyl fencing needs a simple one to make.
Is Vinyl Fencing Maintenance Free?
Vinyl fencing requires very little maintenance making it an increasingly popular fencing choice for homeowners, property managers and business owners. A vinyl fence does not rot, splinter, rust, become infested or need painting or staining. A good cleaning with soap and water at least every 24 months may be all that your fence requires to function and look like new. Infrequently, mold, mildew or algae may start to grow on a vinyl fence. If this occurs, hose your fence, and wash your fence with dish soap and water. Rinse the fence down, and the staining should be gone.
Do Vinyl Fences Weather, Fade or Discolor?
Vinyl fencing may lose a little of its shine over time, but vinyl fencing will not fade. Environmental elements, such as sun, rain, humidity, and moisture, will have little impact on a vinyl fence. For added protection, ensure the vinyl fencing you select has been manufactured by companies that utilize SolarGuard. The advanced technology associated with SolarGuard protects your fence from the sun’s harmful rays so the color you choose today will keep a bright, like-new finish for seasons to come.
Is Vinyl a Good Option for a Swimming Pool Fence?
Yes, it is! A vinyl pool fence is one of the most popular choices in Southwest Florida. Vinyl fencing not only provides the safety you need but is also nearly maintenance free, durable, and resistant to cracking, warping, peeling, and fading. It is practically impervious to Southwest Florida’s tropical climate and saltwater environment.
Are Vinyl Fences a Good Investment?
Yes, vinyl fences are a very good investment for any property owner or manager. Vinyl fencing is one of the most durable fencing materials available on the market today. While vinyl fencing may require a larger upfront investment, you will save money in the long run. Vinyl fencing is durable and nearly maintenance free. Less maintenance and repairs will save you money over time.
Can Installing a Vinyl Fence on my Property Increase the Value of my Home?
Installing a vinyl fence on your property can increase privacy, improve security, keep wildlife out, protect your pets and children and beautify your home. It can also help increase the resale value of your home. A vinyl fence may or may not impact the listed price of your home, but it can enhance the value of your home. If you install a vinyl fence that beautifully defines your property, blends into your landscaping and architecture and provides privacy and security, potential homebuyers will view the fence as value added.
Is Vinyl Fencing Safe for Children and Pets?
Vinyl fencing is a very safe choice for pet owners and families with children. Vinyl is non-toxic, unlike other fencing materials which can be treated with chemicals. For this reason, vinyl fences are ideal for homeowners, gated communities, day care centers, schools, dog parks, and more.
Enhance your Landscaping, Protect your Property,
and Boost your Curb Appeal with a Vinyl Fence
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Contact Carter Fence Company
If you have questions about vinyl fencing, give us a call. With over 30 years of vinyl fence experience, we have installed thousands of vinyl fences in Naples, Fort Myers, Port Charlotte, Cape Coral, and the surrounding areas. At Carter Fence Company we want to help you design and create the outdoor space that fits all your needs. As an exclusive dealer for ActiveYards Vinyl Fencing, we install the finest vinyl fences in Southwest Florida. ActiveYards fences not only meet security, privacy, and swimming pool code needs, but they also will be beautiful addition to your property. When you choose Carter Fence Company to install your vinyl fence, we will walk you through the entire process from job site visit to final installation. Our #1 priority is customer satisfaction, so we won’t stop until YOU are happy. Contact Us Today!