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1. What are Vinyl Pro Fence building
products made of?
9. Why are no dark colors available?
2. What is the warranty on Vinyl Pro Fence products? 10. Do you cement the posts?
3. Will Vinyl Pro Fence products crack, chip, peel, rot, fade, turn yellow or deteriorate like resin patio furniture? 11. Will it mildew or collect mold?
4. How do Vinyl Pro Fence products
withstand the wind?
12. What is the cost of the product compared to wood?
5. Do Vinyl Pro Fence products expand or become brittle in winter? 13. Can you use it as a porch or balcony railing?
6. Are Vinyl Pro Fence products maintenance-free? 14. Can I get custom styles made?
7. Will vinyl burn? 15. How tall can I make a fence?
8. What is “Virgin Vinyl”? 16. How are the fences constructed?
    17. Does Vinyl Pro Fence use screws or brackets during construction?

1. What are Vinyl Pro Fence building products made of?
  The base ingredient is rigid PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) homopolymer compound with a high level of titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment for long term, ultraviolet (UV) light resistance and impact modifiers for superior strength. The formulation is similar to that of vinyl siding and windows, which have a long history of providing long-term durability and structural integrity.

2. What is the warranty on Vinyl Pro Fence products?
  All of our products carry a manufacturers lifetime warranty.

3. Will Vinyl Pro Fence products crack, chip, peel, rot, fade, turn yellow or deteriorate like resin patio furniture?
  No. Vinyl Pro Fence products contain titanium dioxide (TiO2), which prevents ultraviolet degradation. All of Vinyl Pro Fence products carry the manufacturers lifetime warranty against discoloration and have been field proven to maintain their color. The warranty also covers surface cracking, peeling, chipping, rotting or fading.

4. How do Vinyl Pro Fence products withstand the wind?
  Vinyl Pro Fence fences are designed to withstand normal wind load. We have certified structural engineering showing the fence will withstand 90 mph winds and wind tunnel tests to 110 mph without any internal post support. Greater wind load resistance can be easily accomplished using internal supports.

5. Do Vinyl Pro Fence products expand or become brittle in winter?
  It is normal for vinyl materials to expand and contract during temperature changes. Our designs and fabrication methods will allow for expansion and contraction during the installation process. As with most PVC products, vinyl will become less flexible in colder weather conditions. However, unless subjected to unusual impact it will not break or crack.

6. Are Vinyl Pro Fence products maintenance-free?
 

The vinyl product requires a limited amount of maintenance. As with all exterior products, our fencing can become dirty when exposed to the elements. A mild detergent and water should be sufficient to keep your fence or deck rail looking new. Under normal conditions this maintenance is in the form of washing the fence to keep it looking new. For tough stains, “Soft Scrub” or baking soda works well. Simple Green and 0000 steel wool (super fine) also works to clean stubborn stains.

Although not classified as graffiti proof, vinyl fencing is fairly easy to clean and most graffiti comes off with just a little effort. Often, the graffiti can be removed with “Simple Green” detergent and a soft cloth. In more severe cases you can use 0000 steel wool (super fine) either by itself or with Simple Green or, in extreme cases, use lacquer thinner and dry quickly with a soft cloth.


7. Will vinyl burn?
  PVC has a flash point of approximately 900 degrees and does not easily ignite. Vinyl is classified as “Self Extinguishing”.

8. What is “Virgin Vinyl”?
  This is 100% new vinyl with UV inhibitors and impact modifiers throughout the entire product.

9. Why are no dark colors available?
  TIO2 is the main ultraviolet (UV) inhibitor and is naturally very white in color. Because of this it is difficult to obtain a dark color while having the required amount of this white pigment. Dark colors also retain a significant amount of heat. There is limited modern technology to allow the heat to dissipate.

10. Do you cement the posts?
  It is common to cement fence posts. Postholes should typically be twice the diameter of the post.

11. Will it mildew or collect mold?
  Vinyl products will when subjected to extended damp weather collect mold and mildew. However, because they are non-porous they are easily cleaned with a solution of mild household detergent and water.

12. What is the cost of the product compared to wood?
  The cost of the product is amazingly similar when compared to a comparable quality wood product such as #1 grade clear cedar or “A” grade redwood. Vinyl is especially cost-effective for the long term because it does not require the surface preparation, priming, painting, and ongoing maintenance as is needed with wood.


13. Can you use it as a porch or balcony railing?
  When properly designed, our vinyl products make very stable ground-level porch and deck rail systems as well as balcony applications.

14. Can I get custom styles made?
  Virtually any style that can be made out of wood or ornamental iron can be made out of vinyl. The styles are only limited by your imagination.

15. How tall can I make a fence?
  We can typically make the fence as tall as clients request, within the scope of local building codes. It is recommended, however, that any fence over 6’ tall have the posts reinforced.

16. How are the fences constructed?
  We build the fences by routing and interlocking the different fencing parts together. Routed and interlocked members will never pull apart or fail.

17. Does Vinyl Pro Fence use screws or brackets during construction?
  We never use unsightly nails, visible screws or brackets that cheapen the look of a fence. Our fences have no unsightly marks at all! And our vinyl material has a smooth satin finish. The result is fencing that's suited for the most prestigious properties.
 
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