PVC has five times the tensile strength of wood and four times the flexibility. Our PVC fence components are engineered with impact modifiers and UV protectants to make our vinyl products strong and guaranteed against cracking, blistering or discolouring even in the toughest weather conditions.
Will PVC break in cold/hot weather?
As with most plastics, PVC will become less flexible in colder weather conditions. However, unless subjected to unusual impact, it will not break. It is normal for materials to expand and contract during temperature changes. Our PVC products have been engineered to accommodate normal temperature swings and changing climactic conditions.
Why can't I get PVC fence or railing in dark colours?
Titanium dioxide is the main ultraviolet inhibitor. It is a white pigment. Therefore, it is difficult to obtain a dark colour while having this significant amount of white pigment. Dark colours also absorb heat and fade , the Metro grey fence will fade slightly where the white will remain colour fast.
Is PVC safe for children and animals?
PVC products have smooth surfaces with no nails, sharp edges or splinters. You, your children, pets and animals are all safer. PVC has a tough surface, retains virtually no moisture, has no taste, and is non-porous.
This also makes ideal around vegetable gardens as PVC is non toxic.
Does it chalk?
Light chalking is a normal occurrence of any pigmented surface. Washed away by rainfall and normal changes in weather, this process helps to keep your fence looking like new. We do recommended washing your fence to keep it looking new , our fences can water blasted up to 1600 psi.
Will PVC burn?
PVC has a high flash point of 900°F and does not readily ignite. It is therefore categorized as being "self-extinguishing".
Will a weed eater scratch or hurt a PVC fence?
PVC fencing holds up to routine property maintenance, including the use of most types of weed eaters.