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Some Information About the Composite Fencing

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Composite fencing is becoming more and more popular nowadays and is called “green fencing”. It has a sturdy exterior design, but a smooth interior structure. As we all know, wood fences provide a warm feeling to our garden. However, due to high maintenance costs, wood fences may not be the best choice for installation in outdoor spaces. However, when you are looking for something with the same functionality as a traditional wood fence, the composite wood fence is the answer.

What is composite fencing?

By mixing wood fibers and recyclable plastics, it can make a WPC material to further produce a WPC fence. The use of wood fibers gives the composite wood fences a natural and authentic look. And the addition of plastic allows the composite fence to retain incredible strength, thus providing us with a better outdoor finish.

outdoor composite wood fence

The composite privacy fence can use in a variety of situations from residential to commercial applications. It can also use on any property, whether it is a commercial building or a residence. In addition to other types of fencing, it is often to provide an additional layer of protection for children and pets.

The Pros and Cons of WPC Fencing

Composite fencing offers the perfect combination of strength, durability, and aesthetics. It has become increasingly popular over the past few years and is now considered by many to be one of the best types of fencing available today.

Advantages of composite fencing

Very durable. Composite materials offer excellent durability. Next to metal fencing, WPC fence boards are the most durable fencing material available. If there are no installation problems, it can last 30 years or more.

Easy to install. composite fence boards are lightweight and can be easily put together. Therefore it can be transported and installed more easily.

Resistant to rot and mildew. Due to its plastic composition, composite fencing is very resistant to rot and mildew. In addition, it has good environmental adaptability, so you can use composite fencing to protect your privacy no matter what the environment is.

Natural appearance. If you like the look of a traditional wood fence and want to reduce the hassle of maintenance. Then composite fencing can meet your requirements. With composite materials, not only can you build a composite privacy fence with a natural look. But also you can also choose from a variety of wood grain finishes.

A wide variety of colors. Composite materials can be produced in different colors depending on the additives. So, no matter what design style your house has, composite fencing can meet your design needs and enhance the appearance of your house.

Low maintenance. Composite fence panels not only last a long time but require very little maintenance. It won’t crack or split, and it doesn’t need to be painted or sealed on a regular basis, just cleaned twice a year. And cleaning composite fencing is also very easy, using warm, soapy water.

Disadvantages of composite fence

Although composite fencing is becoming more and more widely used, it also has some disadvantages.

High purchase cost. The reason why most people do not choose WPC fencing is the price factor. Compared with other fences, the installation cost of a composite fence is higher. Composite fences are not as expensive as metal fences, but they are also more expensive than pressure-treated wood fences.

Difficult to purchase. As a new material that is on the rise, it may not be available at every building material store. Perhaps you need to go to a larger building materials store to get a composite privacy fence.

Composite Fence vs. Wood Fence

Pressure-treated wood is widely available and inexpensive. It is still one of the main choices for most people’s outdoor decor. As one of the best alternatives to wood fencing, what are the differences between composite fencing and wood fencing?

Installation cost

Price is always one of the main concerns. There is a big cost difference between traditional wood fences and WPC fence, and the installation cost of composite wood fences is higher than wood fence. However, as an outdoor decoration project that needs to be used for a long time, its comprehensive cost is not only reflected in the installation cost but also needs to calculate the maintenance cost afterward.

Although the installation cost of wood fencing is low, in order to ensure the beautiful appearance and extend the service life. You need to do maintenance work such as repairing, painting, and sealing every two years. And that means you need to pay extra maintenance costs and time costs. Composite fencing, on the other hand, requires little to no maintenance, reducing the added maintenance costs later on. By reducing maintenance costs, it becomes more affordable over time and ultimately more cost-effective.

Maintenance Work

Traditional wood fencing differs greatly from WPC wood fencing when comparing post-maintenance efforts. When outdoor fencing is exposed to weather, UV rays, and other environmental factors. To maintain the beauty and longevity of your outdoor fence, you will need to repaint or repair it frequently.

Wood must be repainted, repaired, or replaced frequently. The natural decomposition process of wood can only be slow by frequent treatments and coatings. In areas with high moisture, or insect problems, wood fences may only last a few years. WPC fences, on the other hand, are more durable than wood fences and require only an occasional soap and water rinse.

Composite Fence of COOWIN

COOWIN can provide you with an attractive, unique, low-maintenance WPC fence. COOWIN privacy fence panels combine unique design with durability to better decorate your home.

Vertical fencing has an attractive cap and looks with top and bottom rails that combine with posts to create a picture frame look. You can also choose a horizontal fence with a modern look. Both feature a unique panel-loaded design that provides better privacy while enhancing outdoor aesthetics.

COOWIN’s outdoor fence can withstand hurricane-force winds, has a Class B fire rating, and is not bothered by heat, cold, moisture, or insects. With COOWIN WPC fence, you don’t need to paint or stain, after you install the finished outdoor fence, you just need to enjoy it.

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