22nd June, 2020

On the fence? 7 Reasons to Use Plastic Fencing Materials

As the leading manufacturer of structural recycled plastic lumber for over 20 years, outdoor building applications are our specialty! Ideal for commercial fencing applications, Tangent’s plastic fencing materials are built to withstand all the challenges traditional fencing faces. Check out how our plastic fencing materials check all the boxes.


Investing in our fence solutions provides long-term savings compared to high-maintenance materials like wood. Our material won’t crack or corrode and doesn’t require painting, staining, or sealing, making it extremely low-maintenance and long-lasting. 

Durable & Long-Lasting

Our HDPE plastic lumber is built to last and can withstand extreme weather conditions and even abuse from large animals. Our fencing will not rot, splinter or decay, enhancing its lifetime of service. 

Easy Installation 

Tangent’s fencing product line is offered in two easy-to-install styles. Our ranch rail system has a technologically-advanced fastening system that accounts for potential expansion and contraction of the material. The Gapping Tool™ by Tangent makes installation a breeze, as it includes exact board spacing for temperature and hole placement. Looking for a thru-hole fence? We’ve got that too and installation is as easy as sliding the boards into place*. 


We use a closed-loop manufacturing process that doesn’t produce carcinogens or dioxins. Dioxins in PVC are released while being manufactured and throughout the life of the product. Our environmentally-friendly plastic fencing materials also doesn’t need to be treated with chemicals to make it long-lasting, so it won’t leach any chemicals into the environment. 

Industry Leading Warranty

Tangent’s industry-leading warranty protects against structural damage for a period of 50 years! Our product’s longevity speaks for itself. 

Animal Friendly

Our boards are impervious to moisture, termites, and other pests. Our material is animal friendly, as it doesn’t harbor bacteria and is extremely easy to clean – just use soap and water. It can also absorb impact without the risk of splintering**.  

The Greener Alternative – Plastic Lumber Fencing

Tangent takes great pride in being able to help reduce the amount of plastic that goes into our environment. We take post-industrial and post-consumer HDPE plastic waste like milk jugs and laundry detergent bottles and let the magic of our manufacturing process create an environmentally-friendly, fully recyclable, plastic lumber board. Since our products are made out of recycled plastic, we don’t contribute to deforestation, making our plastic lumber boards the greener alternative.

Upgrade the Most Innovative Solution on the Market!

If you’re looking for a fencing solution that will save you money in the long run, is extremely durable and long-lasting, then reach out to us today!

*Full installation guidelines include all steps for installation and must be consulted before installing the fence. Neglecting to follow installation guidelines will void the warranty. 

**Please see our technical guidelines for specific product strength and energy absorption