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27
Jul

Did you know that Playgrounds can be created from plastic milk jugs?

Playground equipment and playground site amenities have been a long time source of joy for many children to play on year-round. When it comes to creating this safe space for kids to enjoy, materials matter. This is why HDPE recycled plastic lumber is a better alternative building solution for playground equipment and site amenities.  Wood and metal have been the long time choice of building materials for playground structures. However,…

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23
Jul

Why Plastic Lumber is the Better Building Solution for Your Bridge System

Our HDPE plastic lumber is proven to be the stronger, durable option to protect bridge systems from vessels while remaining a low-maintenance, low-cost solution. Since our products will not rot, corrode, decay, and are impervious to marine borers, making the life-cycle cost is unbeatable. Here are three reasons why plastic lumber is a better building solution for your bridge system. ProtectionBridges are often faced with a high volume of daily…

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Environmental Benefits of Plastic Furniture for Parks
21
Jul

Environmental Benefits of Plastic Furniture for Parks

With no signs of slowing down, society’s consumption of resources is depleting the planet of useable materials for all kinds of products while also creating pollution. After people are done with structures and items, both large and small, many of those objects are thrown out and sit in the landfill. There, they do nothing but take up space and make those areas inhospitable to the plants and wildlife that would…

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How to Choose the Right Fencing for Livestock
17
Jul

How to Choose the Right Fencing for Livestock

When it comes to residential fencing, its appearance is often just as important—if not more so—than its utility. In contrast, it’s not enough for livestock fencing to just look pretty. It must fulfill its role successfully in order to keep the animals from getting lost and fend off predators. So, what qualities does a good fence in this instance have? We’ll illuminate how to choose the right fencing for livestock…

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HDPE Fender
29
Jun

Why Plastic Lumber is The Best Solution for Marine Fenders

Our marine-grade plastic lumber has been a proven structural solution for the marine industry for over 25 years. With fendering systems, it is critical that building materials can weather the elements, maintain structural integrity, and last without frequent, costly repairs. Bedford Technology’s structural marine-grade plastic lumber is the perfect solution for marine fenders, learn why! Marine-Grade Strength  Bedford products are enhanced with blended glass fiber, fiberglass polymer rebar, and recycled…

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HDPE plastic playgrounds
29
Jun

How to Choose Materials for Your Park Playground

Building a playground for a park requires many variables to make it safe for the children that play on it. You need it to be sturdy and stable as well as free of jagged edges. So what materials are suitable to fulfill these criteria? This overview of how to choose materials for your park playground can help you as you make plans to construct one. Decide on Materials for Different…

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HDPE plastic lumber
23
Jun

Why Plastic Lumber Is Stronger Than Wood

For about as long as people have been constructing structures and frames, they have been cutting wood to use as a building material. Wood can be cut into various shapes and is adequately durable for many applications. With the advancements of technology, however, we can create even better materials. One of these is plastic lumber. These are the main reasons why plastic lumber is stronger than wood. It Does Not…

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22
Jun

On the fence? Here are 7 reasons to use plastic lumber 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, Bedford Technology products are built to withstand all the challenges traditional fencing faces. Check out how our plastic lumber boards check all the boxes. Cost-Effective  Investing in our fence solutions provides long-term savings compared to high-maintenance materials like wood or vinyl. Our material won’t crack or…

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HDPE plastic horse stalls
16
Jun

Benefits of Plastic Lumber in Horse Stables

Designing a horse stable is a process that includes several aspects. Chief among them is the material that you decide to build it from. Your stable must be constructed reliably so that it fulfills its purpose, whether that is acting as a place to keep horses under shelter or as a more temporary place for them to stand in competitive environments. Plastic lumber is an optimal material to meet these…

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HDPE waler beams
02
Jun

What Are Waler Beams Used For?

No, there is no correlation to a certain Australian horse breed nor a person who hunts down large aquatic mammals. In the context of construction, waler beams, or just walers, are structures that are added onto larger assemblies for a specific purpose. Their role may vary somewhat in different situations. Here, we will give a brief overview of waler beams and answer this question: What are waler beams used for?…

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