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The Big Questions: How Well Does Vinyl Fencing Hold Up?By admin
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
We choose to have garden fencing for a number of reasons. It provides us with an element of privacy and protection. Albeit, some garden fences protect your plants from the neighbour’s football and some protect your property from more significant things like intruders and vandalism.
They also establish the boundaries of your property, provide visitors with a welcoming view and function as a frame for your hours spent on sun-drenched July afternoons working on your plants and vegetables.
If you’re lucky enough to have a garden in the UK, then it’s important to take good care of it and protect it so you can enjoy it each day. One of the more popular choices of materials for garden fencing is Vinyl.
There are many benefits of using Vinyl garden fencing, but how well does vinyl fencing hold up over time? This is the question we’re going to dive into right here, right now...
But First, What Exactly Is Vinyl?
Unless you're just joining us from Mars, it won't be the first time you're hearing about Vinyl. You’ve probably danced to some Vinyl records in your time or watched the kids slide knee-first across Vinyl flooring at weddings.
It’s more likely that you’re unsure of what Vinyl is made up of. Vinyl isn't naturally sourced but a man-made substance. It’s a mixture of chlorine and ethylene and a type of plastic. When combined, the substances produce a resin by the name of PVC – the other name for Vinyl.
Vinyl may be a reliable material for your garden fencing, but the fence design it’s applied to will also influence its durability. Take note of the materials used in conjunction with the design of the fence to gauge how durable the fencing will be
So, How Well Does Vinyl Fencing Hold Up?
Vinyl fencing does hold up very well when treated well and maintained accordingly. The reason it holds up well is because of the properties of Vinyl. To maintain Vinyl fencing it is important to give it a regular cleaning with hot water and the correct cleaning substances.
Vinyl has a lot of features that enable it to have a long lifespan. Vinyl is exceptionally resistant to humidity and moisture. Although the former isn't going to come in too much use here in the UK, the fact it’s resistant to moisture will help it resist mould.
This is on top of Vinyl being a strong and durable material. It won’t falter easily even in the harshest of weather conditions. So, if you live in an open space and feel the full effects of strong winds, Vinyl can be a great option. Especially when applied to certain fencing designs which allow wind to pass through, such as picket fencing.
Vinyl may be a reliable material for your garden fencing, but the fence design it’s applied to will also influence its durability. Take note of the materials used in conjunction with the design of the fence to gauge how durable the fencing will be.
Now You Know Why Vinyl is A Great Option for People Who Want A Long-Lasting Garden Fence, But What are the Other Benefits of Choosing Vinyl Garden fencing?
Vinyl isn't just a good option because of its longevity. It’s also a great material in terms of recyclability. The long lifespan of Vinyl is extended even further when you consider that the material can be recycled.
The environmental-friendly features of Vinyl go even further than recycling. Nearly 60% of the makeup of Vinyl is produced using common salt. This means it requires less energy to manufacture and limits the number of emissions released into the atmosphere.
If the thought of helping the planet and getting a durable fence has won you over. Home Logic offers a number of other products and services that can also help save you energy and make positive changes to your home that will last!
Home Logic: Let’s Help You Get Even Greener!
We don’t mean you'll be turning green – we’ll leave that to your neighbours when they get jealous of your new eye-catching garden fence. If you do decide to replace a garden fence with Vinyl fencing, you might need to get help removing your old fence.
If the thought of helping the planet and getting a durable fence has won you over. Home Logic offers a number of other products and services that can also help save you energy and make positive changes to your home that will last.
These products and services include spray foam insulation, quality windows and doors which conserve heat, efficient boilers and conservatory rooves
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