About High Density Polyethylene (Poly) Plastic Lumber
All Our Outdoor Furniture is made from Recycled Plastic Poly Lumber.
Poly Wood (lumber) is a high density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic derived from post-consumer waste such as milk jugs and plastic packaging that would otherwise end up in a landfill. This material is then cleaned in a decontamination process to a high purity level. This purified recycled plastic is formulated with Ultra-Violet (UV) stabilizers and color pigments, and then formed into various shapes and profiles used to create beautiful and maintenance-free furniture that will not fade. Poly wood is processed into a specification product that closely resembles painted and natural wood products.
Poly lumber (wood) does not absorb water so it will not:
- Allow bacterial growth
No need for staining, painting, stripping, resurfacing or waterproofing!
Poly wood (lumber) will work just like standard wood. Screws and bolts are the preferred fastener for the attachment of the poly lumber material. Poly wood (lumber) is not attached with adhesives; its surface resists adhesives and the solvents used as carriers for many adhesives. Additionally, Poly wood (lumber) is impervious to paint, stains, and mineral spirits.
Our Poly Lumber has a wood-like grain and look. It is also available in many beautiful colors. It is solid plastic all the way through with no wood fillers. Fade resistant!
Poly wood (lumber) does not splinter, crack, rot or peel and never needs to be sealed or painted. Stains can be removed with a mild household cleaner. Since Poly wood (lumber) is built to withstand the elements including but not limited to the hot sun, salty sea air, strong winds and cold winter. Poly wood (lumber) furniture can be left outdoors year around in any climate.
All of this means, sit back, relax and enjoy!