What is the main ingredient in Premium Vinyl?
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) is the material used for Legend Premium Vinyl. It is durable, weather-resistance, stable, requires very little maintenance and lasts a long time.
What is are some of the uses for vinyl in construction?
Vinyl is a good substitute for any decorative item made from wood because it offers a more durable, low maintenance alternative for decks, fences, gazebos, window frames and siding.
How is Premium Vinyl manufactured?
Premium Vinyl shapes and sizes come from a heat-extrusion molding process using one or more vinyl compounds mixed with special chemicals to make it stronger and UV resistant so when the products are outside in the strong sun, they do not deteriorate. This special combination of vinyl and additives has strength, durability, flexibility, and resistance to cracking.
How does vinyl fencing compare to wood fencing?
Wood needs treatment with harsh toxic chemicals to prevent rot. Over time, these chemicals may leach into the ground water. Vinyl is non-toxic and safe for the environment. Vinyl fencing is smooth. With vinyl, there are no nails used, no edges which are sharp, and no nasty wood splinters.
Is the any difference in vinyl fence quality?
Premium Vinyl is superior quality when compared to other manufacturers who reduce thickness of fence walls to save on costs. Reduced wall thickness results in an inferior product without strength and durability.
Does vinyl fencing have problems?
An inferior product of reduced thickness bends easily. A fastening system which is weak allows posts and rails to come apart. A quality system with thicker walls and strong fasteners is more durable.
What is the installation of Premium Vinyl fence systems like?
The installation of Premium Vinyl fence systems is similar to installing a wood fence except it is much easier. The parts are pre-cut and the posts are already routed, with notched rails making a fast assembly and a superb installation where all the components fit together perfectly.
Does vinyl cost more than wood?
The total cost of ownership of a vinyl fence system, when compared to a wood fence system, is less. This is because a wood fence system requires lots of extra effort and extra maintenance. The most obvious difference is painting. To achieve a beautiful white picket fence using wood means painting the wood. Paint fades, cracks, and peels over time requiring re-painting. Wood is also subject to rot and termite infestation, which requires repair or replacement.
Is a quality fence worth the cost?
Yes. Which is better to spend the weekend lying by the pool, enjoying the look of your high quality fence or spend the same weekend repairing, replacing, or re-painting a lower quality fence?
What about the warranty?
A warranty is only as good as the company which stands behind it. Western Fence Company has been in business since 1948. If there is a warranty problem, which is rare, you only deal directly with us, not some third-party, fly-by-night company which does not have, our well-earned decades-long reputation of customer satisfaction.
What should I do, before I invest in a fence?
Get some samples of the materials, make comparisons, check the specifications, talk with your spouse if you have one, and locate a good fencing contractor by making sure they have a good reputation, then ask yourself – Isn’t it about time you had the perfect fence you always wanted?