Composite Fence Pickets: A Stronger, Longer-lasting, Eco-friendly Fencing Material

Published May 14, 2024 | Last updated May 14, 2024

Composite fence pickets have been gaining popularity for exceptional qualities that cater to modern fencing needs.

When it comes to selecting the ideal fencing material for your property, durability, sustainability, and visual appeal are key considerations.

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In this article.

We’ll explore the world of composite fence pickets, exploring their advantages, and differences compared to traditional materials, and offer a special introduction to LuxeCore premium composite fence panels.

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What Are Composite Fence Pickets?

Composite fence pickets are an advanced type of fence board created from a specialized blend of plastic polymers (sometimes combined with organic fibers like wood or straw) to create an alternative to traditional fencing materials like wood while giving you a wood-like appearance.

Sometimes referred to as composite fence boards (or planks), composite fence pickets offer superior weather resistance, standing strong against moisture, UV rays, and temperature changes, unlike traditional wood options.

8-Foot Horizontal Composite Metal Fence Teak

Engineered to resist rotting, warping, and fading, composite pickets require minimal maintenance, saving property owners time and money on upkeep while retaining their pristine appearance over time.


Some composite pickets are eco-friendly, often made from recycled materials, reducing the demand for new timber resources and aligning with sustainable construction practices.

Their innovative composition and manufacturing process ensure a long-lasting and visually appealing fencing solution that addresses the needs of environmentally-conscious consumers.

Whether for residential, commercial, or industrial applications.

Composite fence boards offer a durable, eco-friendly, and stylish alternative to traditional fencing materials, making them an ideal choice for those seeking a stronger, longer-lasting, and sustainable fencing option.

The Benefits of Installing Composite Fence Pickets

Let’s consider some advantages of installing composite fence pickets.

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Durability – Composite pickets exhibit exceptional durability, showcasing high resistance to weathering, decay, and insect damage, which guarantees the longevity of the fence. This attribute ensures that the fence remains robust and enduring against various environmental factors and potential threats, prolonging its lifespan significantly.

Low Maintenance – They require minimal upkeep compared to wood fences, saving time and money on painting, staining, and repairs.

Sustainability – Promoting sustainability, numerous composite materials embrace eco-conscious practices by frequently incorporating recycled materials, thereby lessening the reliance on fresh timber resources. This approach not only reduces environmental impact but also contributes to the conservation of natural resources, aligning with the principles of eco-friendliness and responsible production methods.

Aesthetic Appeal – Composite pickets come in a variety of styles and colors, offering a customizable look that complements any property.

Introducing Luxecore Composite Pickets

LuxeCore premium composite pickets are engineered to set new standards in fencing materials.

LuxeCore combines a structural aluminum center, lightweight cellular PVC body, and ASA (acrylic-styrene–acrylonitrile), a remarkably weather-resistant outer shell, offering superior strength and resilience compared to many other resins available.

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This makes LuxeCore the premier synthetic fencing material in the market, providing exceptional quality at a competitive price point.

With a unique composition and manufacturing process, LuxeCore pickets offer unparalleled quality and innovative design, offering an unparalleled combination of durability, aesthetic appeal, and sustainability.

Asa Encased Composites

Let’s go through each component of this composite fence picket.

Aluminum Core – the structural design of this aluminum core helps the composite resist warping bettern than other composites on the market.

Cellular PVC – the manufacturing process of cellular PVC  introduces tiny bubbles throughout the material to create a cellular structure allows a significant weight reduction when compared to solid PVC while retaining excellent rigidity and strength.

ASA Casing – commonly used in the manufacture of siding, exterior automotive parts, ASA provides a thin layer of very hard, durable UV resistant material that looks like natural wood.

LuxeCore premium composite pickets are meticulously crafted to withstand the elements, ensuring a fence that will last for decades.

And these fence planks are 100% recyclable.

With LuxeCore premium composite panels, property owners can enjoy a fencing solution that not only elevates the appearance of their property but also contributes to a greener, more sustainable environment.

Composite Pickets vs. Wood Pickets

Comparing composite pickets to traditional wood fencing materials reveals significant differences, especially with LuxeCore composite fence pickets.

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While wood fences offers a classic charm, they are susceptible to issues like rotting, splintering, and the need for frequent maintenance.

In contrast, LuxeCore composite pickets offer a wood look with its wood-grain texture without the associated drawbacks.

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These composite panels are stronger than wood and guarantee a longer lasting lifespan and decreased maintenance demands, proving to be a more durable and sustainable alternative to traditional wood fencing options.

Composite picket fence require: no maintenance, no replacement and no staining!

LuxeCore premium composite fence boards stand out as a premium choice that combines timeless appeal with enhanced longevity and reduced upkeep needs, providing a superior fencing solution for modern properties.

Composite Fencing vs. Vinyl Fencing

In the realm of fencing options, LuxeCore premium composite and vinyl fencing are both excellent products.

Both need no maintenance, but they have distinct differences.

While vinyl fencing has emerged as a favored substitute for wood, composite is stronger!

LuxeCore composite presents a few added benefits. These composite pickets stand out for their superior strength.

Vinyl fencing, especially cheaper versions, can crack with impact.

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When comparing a cellular PVC composite fence with a hollow vinyl fence, you can see that rigid composite is much more durable in a variety of climates and conditions.

LuxeCore premium composite sets a new standard in fencing materials, delivering exceptional strength, customization options, and longevity that outshine traditional vinyl fencing solutions.

When to Use Tongue & Groove Composite Boards

Tongue & groove composite boards are ideal for creating a seamless and secure fence design.

For scenarios where total privacy is a priority, opting for LuxeCore composite tongue & groove boards proves indispensable.

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When designing a space requiring seclusion and solitude, such as a residential backyard or commercial property, these boards play a crucial role in upholding privacy.

Their seamless interlocking design eliminates any gaps, ensuring that no sightlines compromise the enclosed area.

By selecting LuxeCore tongue & groove composite boards, individuals gain access to a huge collection of privacy fence ideas, enabling them to explore various designs that cater to their unique preferences and requirements, guaranteeing a secure and intimate environment.

When to Use Slat Composite Boards

LuxeCore composite comes in 3-inch wide smooth-edge boards as well for slat fence design.

When seeking a fencing solution that allows for controlled spacing and visibility, incorporating slat boards becomes essential.

These slat boards are particularly advantageous when desiring a fence design that offers a balance between privacy and visibility, commonly known as a slat fence.

Horizontal Slat Fence

The strategic placement of these fence boards enables airflow and a partial view through the fence, making them ideal for spaces that maintain a sense of openness while still providing a barrier.

Opting for cheap horizontal slat fences in the design can render fencing materials vulnerable to potential problems such as warping over time.

This underscores the importance of starting with a sturdy foundation.

Leveraging a robust fencing system like FenceTrac to build a modern horizontal fence can prove to be beneficial.

LuxeCore slat composite boards offer a contemporary aesthetic and functional solution for areas where airspace or visibility through the fence is desired, ensuring a strong, stylish and versatile fencing option tailored to specific design preferences.

How to Build a Fence With Composite Pickets

Building a fence with composite pickets requires careful planning and precise installation techniques.

From setting the posts to attaching the pickets, each step contributes to the overall strength and appearance of the fence.

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In residential settings, such as private patios, pool privacy, and dumpster areas, these composite fences strike a harmonious balance between transparency and seclusion.

They enable residents to revel in outdoor spaces while safeguarding them from external elements, all while preserving a sense of privacy.

Within commercial spaces, composite fences stand out as ideal barriers for establishing al fresco dining spaces at restaurants.

Composite Fence Panel Kits

At FenceTrac, we offer composite fence panel kits in varying fence heights. These kits composite fence kits combined with a metal frame make it easy to build your fence. Learn more below:

These fences create a warm and intimate ambiance, providing patrons with a delightful outdoor dining experience.

Whether you prioritize durability, low maintenance, or eco-friendliness…

LuxeCore premium composite panels are designed to meet and exceed your expectations, making them the ideal choice for your next fencing project.

Watch this video to see how a FenceTrac composite fence is assembled.

How to Build a Composite Fence With a Kit

Now, let’s examine the FenceTrac fence frame kit.

Building a composite fence with this kit is simpler than you may envision.

FenceTrac is an innovative solution designed to simplify the construction of stylish and contemporary custom fences.

This patented fencing system boasts a unique U-channel frame design.

Side channels are affixed to metal posts using self-tapping screws.

FenceTrac Assembly Detail

Each privacy fence panel is held securely in place inside a bolt-together metal frame that attaches to the top and bottom of each side channel.

In fact,

There are only four bolts per frame.

You’ll want to embed your posts in concrete.


Use our surface mounted posts to bolt your fence to concrete or to install a fence on a retaining wall.

When it comes right down to it…

The patented FenceTrac fence kit is much easier than trying to design or build your own frames.

While still giving you a solid composite fence that is sturdy enough for a variety of uses that could last for several years.

Check Out What Else You Can Do With FenceTrac

FenceTrac accommodates infill materials of up to 1-inch thick.

Design your fence with vertical or horizontal fence planks.

Design a Retaining Wall Fence

In addition to composite fence boards, we also offer cedar wood and PVC infill options.

But some property owners supply their own as well.

Using the Fencetrac system, fences can be design with a variety of materials such as:

  • Western red cedar
  • Eastern red cedar
  • Cypress boards
  • Treated pine
  • Ipe boards
  • Wood pallets
  • Barn wood
  • Vinyl planks
  • Composite planks
  • PVC planks
  • Hardie board
  • Metal screen
  • Wood rails
  • Black slats
  • White slats
  • Metal sheets
  • Metal panels
  • Perforated metal
  • Etched metal
  • Lattice panels
  • Wood & iron
  • Welded wire
  • Cattle panels
  • Reclaimed wood
  • Corrugated metal
  • Ribbed metal
  • Stone veneer panels
  • Brick veneer panels
  • Bamboo
  • Wrought iron
Take a look at some of the unique fences that were built using FenceTrac.

Composite Fence Idea Gallery

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When constructing a contemporary composite fence…

Numerous selections exist for the fence frame structure and panel choices.

A diverse range of composite materials, LuxeCore is your best choice.

For individuals who enjoy DIY projects, we suggest utilizing our metal kit frame offered at Fencetrac.

Your goal is to have a long-lasting composite fence!

If you find the FenceTrac system intriguing, you can easily request an Instant Quote here.

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