The Strongest Hurricane Wind Resistant Fence in South Florida is Shadow Box by PvcFenceSupply

When it comes to getting a fence for you florida home, finding the right product made of the strongest, most durable materials is a must. Because it can get extra windy on the East Coast, cities such as Coral Springs in Florida have implemented a series of regulations that grant fences have the optimal materials and characteristics to resist climate changing conditions.  

It is no secret hurricanes and windy seasons are quite common in the area, specially in July, the windiest month of the year in Florida with an average hourly wind speed of 7.2 miles per hour. A strong high system over the western Atlantic Ocean is the cause of the windy weather. The area of this high-pressure system where the winds are highest will be South Florida. Coral Springs regulations are crystal clear on what the style and characteristics of a fence in the area must be.

Here are some of Coral Springs’ Guidelines to Instal Fences: 

Permited Materials: 

  • Vinyl Chain Link – Slats made of metal, vinyl or any other material (interwoven throughout the links) are not allowed. Black, green or bronze are the only allowed colors.
  • PVC – semi private only (Ex. Shadowbox style, or board on board with 9” to 15” lattice on top) – not allowed on waterside
  • Wood – semi private only (Ex. Shadowbox style, or board on board with 9” to 15” lattice on top) – not allowed on waterside
  • Aluminum Rail
  • Opaque fences are prohibited along rear of property if facing a waterway.

Height:

  • Maximum 6’.
  • Front yard 4’ maximum; limited to decorative fences.
  • No chain-link fencing is allowed in front area.
  • Owner or contractor must submit a picture of the house and fence prior to submitting the permit, may require Architectural Review Committee review (ARC).

To take a further look and read all of Coral Springs’ guidelines to instal fences click here.

Why are Vinyl fences the best and strongest materials for Coral Springs?

Some people find it difficult to comprehend how something as flexible as PVC can be sturdy. PVC really has five times the tensile strength of wood while being four times as flexible. The stringent wind load specifications in our counties will be met or exceeded by it. For Floridians, vinyl fences are a highly reliable option. This kind of material is resistant to elements that can be critical for other materials and can survive heavy winds. Furthermore, this type of fence won’t corrode or distort no matter how much water you pour on it, contrary to materials like wood. On the other side, just because vinyl fences are made to be flexible against winds, the doesn’t mean they are not designed to be impact resistant. PVC Fences have a chemical composition that can survive a variety of everyday use. Your vinyl fence will easily withstand everyday obstacles.

The design, the durability of the posts, and the quality of the materials all have a role in how effectively vinyl fence can withstand wind.

Shadowbox Style, the BEST and OPTIMAL style for your Coral Springs Home

Not every fence style can make it to Coral Springs. Only the most reinforced, sturdy fence designs can meet the city’s strict guidelines. Without a doubt, our St Lucie SHADOWBOX semi privacy fence style is ideal for your Coral Springs property… and here’s why!

 

Looking good!! Offering the highest wind resistance rating, Our St Lucie Shadow box style is both one of the most visual appealing and durable fence! Shadow Box Saint Lucie style is not pool code, therefore the mid rail leaves equivalent spaces horizontally. Made for homes close to the coast or facing shores. Another key factor is it allows air flow between pickets while providing a private environment to your home!

What we mean by a reinforced fence

 

This vinyl fence style offers 3 rails that will provide additional support for the pickets between them. St Lucies rail dimensions are thicker than most of the other fence styles available, which can be determinant for a fence facing direct winds. 

Vinyl shadowbox fencing allows for privacy when viewed straight on and visibility when viewed at an angle and it is approved for use around pools enclosures and boundaries. Vinyl shadowbox fencing panels are designed to offer partial privacy without restraining ventilation and visibility in and out the yard.

  • Private when viewed directly, but semi-private when viewed at an angle
  • Significantly more windflow than privacy
  • Stronger components make for stronger sections
  • Available in pool-code and standard models
  • Required for use by some HOA’s and some cities

Additional fence styles ideal for your property in Coral Springs

 

Boynton Fence Picket Accent Vinyl Semi Privacy Video 360 Gif

Vinyl Privacy fencing with one foot of picket accent at the top, allowing extra wind flow and visibility to the otherwise completely opaque privacy fencing. Vinyl Privacy fencing is a style that can be incorporated with other fence styles, not only with privacy. It has a row of vertical pickets used for visibility or gardening design windows on the upper section of the fence.

  • 9″ – 12″ window of pickets as top accent
  • Increased visibility and windflow
  • Great alternative to traditional privacy
  • Required for use by some HOA’s and some cities
Riviera Fence Lattice Accent Pvc Semi Privacy Video 360 Gif

Vinyl Privacy fencing with one foot of lattice at the top, allowing extra wind flow and visibility to the otherwise completely opaque privacy fencing. Vinyl Privacy fencing is a style that can be incorporated with other fence styles, not only with privacy. It has crossed members pattern leaving diamond shape openings used for visibility or gardening design windows on the upper section of the fence.

  • 9″ – 12″ window of lattice as top accent
  • Increased visibility and windflow
  • Great alternative to traditional privacy
  • Required for use by some HOA’s and some cities
Jupiter Vinyl Pool Code Shadow Box Fence Style Semi Privacy Video 360 Gif

Vinyl shadowbox fence is permitted for use around pool enclosures and borders because it provides visibility when viewed from an angle and seclusion when viewed straight on. Vinyl shadowbox fence panels are made to provide some privacy without obstructing airflow or yard sight.

  • Private when viewed directly, but semi-private when viewed at an angle
  • Significantly more windflow than privacy
  • Stronger components make for stronger sections
  • Available in pool-code and standard models
  • Required for use by some HOA’s and some cities

Now you know!

Customers are important to PVC Fence Supply. We aim to save you money so that YOU may have a strengthened, high-quality fence that will last. Coral Springs homeowners, builders and contractors can count on us when it comes to getting a fence that will not only look good, but be ideal for the city’s strict guidelines and provide all the safety YOU NEED against strong winds.

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