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FAQ


Vinyl fencing has many benefits over traditional wood fencing. Vinyl is nearly five times as strong as wood. Its flexibility makes it a great choice for places with extreme weather conditions such as New England. Vinyl fencing requires very little maintenance and since it does not change or lose its color, there’s not staining or painting required. The price of a vinyl fence is much cheaper than a wood or iron fence, making it very cost effective.
Chain-link fences can be used for both commercial and residential purposes. In most cases, the shorter fences are installed in residential areas and taller fences are used in commercial areas for security. Chain link fences have been the preferred fence system for many decades allowing home and business owners with security and style.
Pappelardo Fence will work with you to create an eye pleasing gate to go along with your new aluminum fence. This will allow easy access into your yard and also allow the protect and security for your children and pets.
Vinyl post and rail fences are great for farms because it can withstand any weather conditions. It won’t splinter and crack, and horses won’t chew on the fencing because it isn’t wood. A vinyl fence is an affordable option for a farm and is very cost effective.
Aluminum Fence requires low maintenance. With an aluminum fence, you won’t have to repaint or re-stain over time and worry about rusting because it is covered in a powder paint coating. These types of fencing will last decades without showing signs of wear. Regular maintenance isn’t required although hosing off the fence from time to time will keep it spotless.
Chain link fence has a high economical value. Chain link fence is strong and durable enough to withstand weather conditions and wear and tear over the years so that you won’t have to replace the fencing for at least 15 to 20 years. There is no need to paint or re-stain a chain link fence because of the coating and these types of fences are very affordable.
Pappelardo Fence does carry PVC vinyl fencing. PVC vinyl fencing is durable and stand up to extreme weather conditions. When you consider in cost of maintenance, vinyl fencing is very affordable because it is cheaper to install is nearly maintenance free.
At Pappelardo Fence, our vinyl post and rail fence is specially made to not fade over time from sun and weather exposure. It can withstand any weather conditions and requires little to no maintenance.
Wood fences are fairly easy to take care of. Pappelardo Fence Company recommends staining or painting your wood fence every two years or as needed. By having a wood fence, the home owner can paint or stain the fence any color they choose.
Depending on the type of wood used, wood fences can last up to twenty to thirty years. Cedar fence can last around 15-30 years, spruce around 4-7 years and pine for about 5-12 years. This all depends on the maintenance done to the fencing over time.
Chain-link fence if coated typically has a life span that lasts around 15 to 20 years and longer. If the fence is uncoated, it can rust over time and have a shorter lifespan.
Aluminum fencing comes in different ratings, each able to handle specific needs. Whether you need fencing for residential or industrial properties, it will be strong and durable to last for years to come.
Vinyl fencing doesn’t splinter or chip like wood fence does, so there will be little to no injuries around this kind of fencing.
By painting or staining your wood fence, it minimizes the effects of weathering and can improve the lifespan of your wood fence. Wood absorbs stain much deeper than it does paint. This means that paint, when it gets old, starts to chip and peel, requiring attention as soon as it starts to show signs of wear and tear. By contrast, stain will simply fade over time.
Vinyl post and rail fences won’t split or crack. It is fire resistant, and won’t get termite damage, unlike wood post and rail fencing. Vinyl post and rail fencing requires little to no maintenance where as wood post and rain will require staining or painting over time.
Vinyl fence serves many purposes, including privacy, pool safety, animal barricades, and creating property lines.
Chain Link Fence is wire strung together in order to create diamond-shaped patterns.
PVC is polyvinyl chloride, which is used to manufacture vinyl siding. The PVC used for fencing is altered to increase durability and ultra violet protection.
We offer a variety of styles that will fit any yard size or personal taste. Stop into our showroom or check out our Vinyl Fence Gallery for more information.
Pappelardo Fence located in East Longmeadow, MA has a variety of wood styles, including:

  • Cedar wood fence

  • Spruce wood fence

  • Picket wood fence

  • Space board wood fence

  • Vertical board wood fence

  • Board on board wood fence

  • Split rail wood fence

  • Stockade wood fence


We have two different kinds of chain link fence: galvanized chain link fence and vinyl coated chain link fence. Galvanized creates an industrial look for commercial properties. Vinyl coating can handle severe weather conditions and creates a cleaner appearance for residential areas.
Aluminum fencing can be installed for security reasons, add aesthetic, create safety around pool areas, and secure pets.
Chain link fences can be installed for fencing purposes like pet kennels, play areas, tennis courts, baseball fields, and swimming pools.
Vinyl Post and Rail Fences can be used around gardens, to define property lines, and be installed with a gate to keep children and pets safe in your yard.
You can use a wood fence to create property lines, create safety around pool areas, privacy, and improve your home’s curb appeal.
Aluminum Fence comes in three ratings: residential, commercial, and industrial strength.
Pappelardo Fence carries many Vinyl Fencing styles:

  • Privacy vinyl fencing

  • Semi-privacy vinyl fencing

  • Contemporary picket vinyl fencing

  • Post and rail vinyl fencing

  • Vinyl Arbors and pergolas


Aluminum fences can be installed on industrial and residential properties.
Aluminum fence is cost effective can withstand weather conditions, like the heat and cold that New England is known for.
Wood Fence is very popular because it is inexpensive, lightweight, comes in a variety of styles and patterns, and can be stained.
Cedar has natural oils and acids in the wood that are a deterrent to bugs. This means that there will be less rotting and decaying. Cedar fencing also warps less than whitewood or pine.
Vinyl post and rail fencing is available in a variety of options and is easy to clean, meaning little maintenance.