Solid or cellular PVC (polyvinyl chloride) building materials for your home, such as those manufactured by Fypon, can be cut to size and shaped just like solid wood. The advantages of solid PVC materials include:

  • Solid cellular PVC is available in a variety of sizes and styles from beadboard to large sheets.
  • Solid PVC won’t rot or absorb water.
  • Solid PVC can be used unfinished or painted.
  • Solid PVC can be cut and shaped using standard woodworking tools.
  • Solid PVC can be glued together using PVC cement.
  • Solid PVC can be milled to create decorative railings.
  • Solid PVC is smooth on one side and has a wood grain texture on the other to achieve almost any look.
  • Solid PVC is solid throughout so it can be routed without unwanted color changes.
  • Though solid PVC is not strong enough to support a structural load, such as a column, it can be used to wrap around a structural support to hide it.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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