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Why is Vinyl Fencing So Appealing to Homeowners?

Vinyl Fencing

Why go with vinyl fencing over the other options out there? These are the biggest benefits.

When you’re considering installing a fence for the first time or even replacing or upgrading an older fence, the options can be a little overwhelming. There are so many fencing materials to choose from. While wood is a traditional choice and iron is a classic choice, vinyl is increasingly becoming a popular choice. This is because vinyl fencing offers so many benefits for your home and property.

Low Maintenance

Vinyl fencing is very low maintenance, unlike other materials. Wood fencing needs to be painted or stained, and metal fencing often need to be primed against rust. Not so for vinyl. Vinyl will also never fade and won’t succumb to termites or other pests. You will occasionally need to wash it, but that is a simple job that only needs soap and water.

Cost Efficient

Since vinyl is so low maintenance, the cost of ownership is significantly lower than with other fencing materials. You won’t have to buy fancy cleaners, paint, stain, or anything else for upkeep. The long-term savings on maintenance easily outweigh the initial outlay for the fence.


Vinyl is nearly five times stronger than wood and an excellent choice for areas that get extreme weather, including coastal areas. Vinyl fencing is much less likely to fall over in high winds or a storm, and it won’t be damaged by high-heat summers or sub-zero winters. Vinyl also won’t be destroyed or rotted by salt water, so if you’re looking to build a fence on a¬†coastal property, vinyl is the best choice.


We’re not referring to the color, though green is certainly an option if you want it. No, here we mean that the material is non-toxic and recyclable. It is non-toxic because it doesn’t have to be treated with chemicals to withstand the elements, like wood does. And when you’re done with the fence or if you decide to replace it, the vinyl can be recycled, so you don’t have to feel like you’re wasting materials.


Vinyl comes in a variety of colors and styles, so you are sure to find something that matches your house perfectly. And over time, the color won’t fade in the sun, so it will continue to be the fence of your dreams for years to come.

Easy to Install

Vinyl fences are so easy to install that many people take it on as a DIY project. They are designed to go together easily: once you set the posts, the railings slide in. Of course, if you’d rather not do it yourself, we are here to help!

Trust Eastern Shore Porch and Patio

When you embark on your next project to erect a fence on your property, trust Eastern Shore Porch and Patio to help. We service Bethany Beach, Ocean City, Lewes, and the Delmarva area. You can request a quote today! If you have questions or concerns, call us at 302-436-9520 or send us an email at For updates and ideas, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Youtube.

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