Vinyl Fence Product Information

Will the Vinyl Fence Break in Cold or Hot Weather?

As with most plastics, vinyl will become less flexible in colder weather conditions. However, unless subjected to unusual impact, it will not break. It is normal for vinyl fence materials to expand and contract during temperature changes. Our products have been engineered to...
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How Strong are Vinyl Fences?

Vinyl fencing from Derkson Fence has been impact modified with a chemical compound. The formulation has been tailored to meet or exceed the requirements necessary for the performance of the product.  

Can you make gates from the product?

Gates can be made from the same material you use in any vinyl fence or vinyl railing.  

Can I get custom Vinyl Fence styles made?

Virtually any fence style that can be made out of wood or ornamental iron can be made out of vinyl. The vinyl fence styles are only limited by your imagination. There is a wide variety of vinyl fencing styles available if you do not see what you want on our website. Please...
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How high can I make my Vinyl Fence?

It is recommended that any fence over 6′ tall have the posts reinforced. Always check with local building codes before having your vinyl fence installed.  

How long will my Vinyl Fence last?

Vinyl fences from Derkson are designed to last a lifetime. They are backed by a transferable, lifetime warranty.  

Can Vinyl Fence break?

Vinyl Fencing requires very little maintenance. Under normal conditions this maintenance is in the form of annual washing of the fence to keep it looking new. There is no staining or painting needed.  

How does Vinyl Fence stand up in the wind?

Most vinyl fences are designed to withstand normal wind load. The amount of load is dependent on the installation of the posts and horizontal rails. If installed according to Derkson PCV Vinyl Fence specifications, the fences are designed to stand up to normal wind loads.  

Does Vinyl Fence expand?

It is normal for vinyl fence materials to expand and contract during temperature changes. Your contractor will allow for expansion and contraction during the installation process.  

What is the warranty on Vinyl Fence?

All our vinyl products carry a limited lifetime warranty against peeling, flaking, blistering, corroding, rotting, rusting, termite consumption, abnormal discolouration or weathering.  

Will Vinyl Fence fade?

Under normal use, no. All our products are warranted against fading.  

Will Vinyl Fence crack, chip, peel or rot?

During the life of the fence you should not expect to find surface cracking, peeling, chipping or rotting.  

What is the cost of the product compared to wood?

The cost of the product is amazingly similar to wood product (e.g. #1 grade clear cedar or redwood with #1 grade, free of heart fence posts, and then add paint preparation including sanding and priming and painting). Also if you calculate the cost of future maintenance, then vinyl is...
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Can you use vinyl as a porch or guard railing?

When properly designed, vinyl porch railings make a very stable porch and deck rail system designed to be used at ground level and on balcony applications.  


Because there are no protruding sharp screws, nails, and splinters, injury is unlikely. Also the no-taste factor of PVC decreases the likelihood of horse chewing.  

Will the Vinyl Fence Yellow?

Be careful before you buy because some vinyl fences will yellow when exposed to extreme weather conditions. All Products Distributed by Derkson vinyl fencing contains titanium dioxide (TIO2) which prevents ultraviolet degradation. All Derkson Fence white vinyl fence...
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