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Old 05-04-17, 09:46 AM
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Red face materials question

Hello everyone,

I am a typical diy homeowner and am wanting to install a vinyl privacy fence. I live in the northeast - cold cimate! - and am wondering whether galvanized steel is a better choice for the insert that goes into the post sleeves or aluminum? There are advantages to both, of course; but wondering about durability...
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Old 05-04-17, 11:38 AM
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What is your definition of "durability"? Steel is usually cheaper and how long you go without rust depends on the quality of the plating. Aluminum is usually more expensive and never rusts but may not be as strong.
 
 

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