Top 7 Frequently Asked Questions & Answers about Vinyl Fences

One of the most popular fencing material choices on the market today is vinyl. A vinyl fence is durable, easy to maintain, and beautiful. While the upfront cost may be slightly higher than some other fencing options, the longevity and ease of care make the investment worthwhile. Here are the top 7 frequently asked questions and answers about vinyl fences that people have when considering this investment.

What are vinyl fences made of?

A vinyl fence is a made with polyvinyl chloride, more commonly referred to as PVC. When this PVC resin is combined with other special ingredients, this combination gives a vinyl fence the durability and strength that consumers love.

Does a vinyl fence require lots of maintenance?

A vinyl fence is very low maintenance and is very easy to care for. Vinyl fencing does not require staining or painting and maintains its beautiful look year over year. If your vinyl fence gets dirty simply washing it with a hose and soapy water will do the trick.

Do I need to worry about discoloration, fading or sun damage?

One of the great things about vinyl fences is the fact that a vinyl fence can withstand the elements of the weather. Sun, rain, snow or wind do not cause the same level of harm to a vinyl fence as it would other fencing options. In fact, the ActiveYards vinyl fences we offer are infused with their exclusive SolarGuard® color retention technology which helps protect it from the harmful rays of the sun.

Top 7 Frequently Asked Questions & Answers about Vinyl Fences
Top 7 Frequently Asked Questions & Answers about Vinyl Fences

How long does a vinyl fence last?

Through proper installation a vinyl fence should last a lifetime. If your fencing system is an ActiveYards vinyl fence system, it is backed by a transferable limited lifetime warranty.

Does a vinyl fence peel, chip or crack?

You should not experience any peeling, chipping or cracking with your vinyl fence. However, should you notice anything out of the ordinary it should be covered under warranty.

Is a vinyl fence 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.

Will a vinyl fence mold or mildew?

As with any material that is exposed to moisture for a prolonged period of time, vinyl products can collect mold or mildew. However, cleaning up mold or mildew on a vinyl fence is super simple. Using a mild soap and water usually takes care of any issues that arise.

Want to Learn More About Vinyl Fences?

Carter Fence is your local fencing contractors and we are here to answer your questions about vinyl fencing for your home or business. Our team of skilled installers have years of knowledge and expertise to provide you with superior fence installation services. We look forward to providing you with the most durable, quality fences that you can enjoy for many years to come. Contact us today to learn about how we can help you find the perfect solution for your fencing needs.

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