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One of the first things that I did when I moved into my new home was start looking into my options for solar power. I’m a big believer in reducing dependence on natural resources that are unsustainable, and one of the best ways to do that is by using natural resources that are sustainable, like sunlight. I was thrilled to have my own home that I could customize with solar power. I found that there were all kinds of options for solar power besides those big clunky solar panels. I eventually settled on solar shingles for my roof, and I’m looking into solar powered windows, too. I started this blog to share more information about solar trends with people who are as interested in sustainable energy as I am. I hope to help you understand how contractors can help with these large projects!


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Why You Should Use Vinyl Instead Of Chain Link Fences

Keeping your job site safe and secure is key. Of course, you will commonly see chain link fences around construction sites. While these are perfectly functional, they are quite ungainly. Having such an ugly fence around your construction site could reflect poorly on the property and the various contractors involved. This is why you should consider using a vinyl fence instead of a chain link fence. Vinyl is much more attractive and it is equally secure. This article will explain the perks of using vinyl instead of chain link for your construction fence.

More Stylish

Few would argue that vinyl is much more stylish than chain link. It also comes in different colors and styles, so you can find a fence that will actually match with the building that is being constructed. This is a very smart idea if you are building a commercial property that will be rented out. Potential clients will be impressed by the aesthetics and feel of the property, even while it is under construction.

Vinyl is Secure

If your project is surrounded by a solid vinyl fence you are also less likely to have issues with theft of materials. First of all, the materials on the ground level will not be as visible. Potential thefts might not even be tempted to steal from your property. Second, a properly installed vinyl fence is much more difficult to breach.

Vinyl is Great for Permanent or Temporary Fences

Whether vinyl is installed directly into the soil or placed on temporary footings, it is very easy to install. The installation will be very similar to having a chain link fence installed. It will only take a couple of days and the expense is minimal. This is because vinyl fences are modular and be installed with very few tools. The installers can crank out large fences in a matter of days. If your project will require over a year of construction, you should consider investing in a vinyl fence that has solid footings. This will add more security to the fence and also make it look more permanent. The removal will be more intensive, but won't take too much more time or money.

Vinyl fences can be rented, just like chain link fences. They are becoming more prevalent among construction fence rental companies, such as Statewide Rent-A-Fence, because more contractors see the value in having a more aesthetically pleasing fence on their job site.