What You Need to Know About PVC Fencing

Whether you want to prevent intruders from accessing your property, safeguarding your swimming pool, or just want to keep your puppy safely in the backyard, you have a choice to make on the type of fencing you want. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) can be a solution to a wide variety of your fencing needs. It is made of synthetic plastics that provide a low-cost and durable solution.

Why installing a PVC fence is the right choice 

PVC fencing (colloquial, vinyl) is attractive, durable, and low maintenance. It has become increasingly popular due to its practical and cosmetic advantages. 

  1. Durability: PVC fences are made up of strong plastic that can withstand the sun's ultraviolet rays, rain, wind, and hail. It doesn't rot due to moisture or fade because of UV rays or damage from moisture. 
  2. Versatility: Vinyl can be designed in a wide array of styles to suit your preferences. It can resemble traditional wood fences, decorative gates, or private fences – the choice is yours. There are many types of picket designs you can choose from. Though PSV fence products are usually white, they are available in many hues. You will not be required to paint them again since the hue is mixed into the material itself. 
  3. Low maintenance: A PVC fence is typically easy and low-cost to maintain. They don't require staining or painting. Vinyl fences do not scratch easily. They are nonporous and easy to clean. If a vinyl fence gets dirty, you can easily clean it by spraying it with a hose.
  4. Easy installation: PVC fencing is relatively easy to install. Its components such as rails and posts can be manufactured to exact specifications. This eliminates the need for rigorous measuring and cutting as opposed to wood fences. 


You can install a PVC fence yourself. You don't necessarily need a professional. PVC fencing typically consists of a set of interlocking pieces with guidelines on how to install the fencing. In the case of more elaborate fences, it is often best that the job is left to fence contractors.  

Fence contractors will cover all the work including special-post hole digging and quick-set cement work. They may also guide you on the proper permits you require for specific fencing. 

The appearance and composition of PVC fencing have improved greatly in the recent past. There are more options for you to choose from to make your fencing low-maintenance, durable, and attractive. To learn more, contact PVC fencing contractors.