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Is it Time to Replace Your Wood Lattice with Vinyl Lattice?

Is it Time to Replace Your Wood Lattice with Vinyl Lattice-315

Is it Time to Replace Your Wood Lattice with Vinyl Lattice-315Wood lattice can offer a traditional look to any project. Wood lattice can be stained or painted to match any home exterior. It can even blend with many landscape designs.

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So Why Replace your Wood Lattice with Vinyl Lattice?

One of the characteristics of wood lattice is the lack of longevity. Since wood lattice will draw moisture it tends to weather quickly and rot.Therefore, it will twist and bend allowing the sheet to warp.

Wood lattice is not maintenance free. It needs to be painted or treated annually. It can split, splinter, and crack from sun exposure. And last but not least, wood lattice is not insect proof.

Is it Time to Replace Your Wood Lattice with Vinyl Lattice-2If you install vinyl lattice you will find it last much longer than wood lattice.

Vinyl lattice will not weather quickly or rot. Furthermore, vinyl lattice will never need painted, stained or treated. Vinyl lattice is virtually maintenance free. Vinyl lattice will not split, splinter or crack from sun exposure. An added plus of vinyl lattice is that it’s insect proof!

Please note: the attributes noted above are made in consideration to our DuraShell® lattice.

DuraShell® is our strongest and most durable vinyl lattice that promises to provide long lasting beauty. In addition, DuraShell® lattice is a niche product manufactured by Permalatt Products, Inc. and is not available in the big box stores. We manufacture a high-quality premium vinyl lattice that is easy to cut and install.

DuraShell® lattice is “Made in the USA” by skilled craftspeople. The DuraShell® lattice is truly second to none.

Contact us today with any of your questions regarding our lattice products. We are happy to help. We’ll even provide a free quote for you!

Can You Use Lattice for Your Ceiling?

Can You Use Lattice for Your Ceiling

Can You Use Lattice for Your Ceiling

Yes, yes you can. Lattice is great to use for adding dimension to a room.

Are considering finishing your basement, but don’t want the standard drop ceiling panels? Use lattice.

Use Lattice for your Basement Ceiling

The suspended lattice panels beneath your existing ceiling can make a room feel cozy and warm. Not to mention the lattice can help hide stains and cracks you may have on the ceiling. Or the wires, pipes, and duct work that runs across the top of your unfinished ceiling in the basement.

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Saftey Ratings for Vinyl Lattice

Something to consider if you choose to add lattice to an indoor design is the fire rating. Here are the Fire ratings the DuraShell® vinyl lattice meets and exceeds.

Surface Burning ASTM E84-95:
Rate of Burning ASTM D 635-91:
Ignition Properties of Plastic ASTM D1929-91a:
Smoke density of PVC lattice ASTM D2843:

With the peace of mind given from the fire rating test results, you can rest assured that our lattice is just as safe to use indoors as any of your other building materials.

Now that you’ve thought about lattice for your ceiling, consider the other interior areas of your home as well. Think about how the lattice can make that one plain wall pop, or how it can be used for card displays, head boards or in your craft area. The possibilities are endless.

You can see the full ASTM rating information on the “Test Results” page of our website. Yes, we really did list our ratings, doesn’t everyone?

Permalatt Products, Inc. is the manufacturer a premium, high-quality lattice that can be used in any of your projects. Inside and out! Contact us today or visit us at We’d love to hear from you.

Adding a Lattice Privacy Screen to Existing Deck Railing

Adding a Lattice Privacy Screen to Existing Deck Railing

As you can see there are a few ways to add the lattice privacy screen on top of your deck railing.This week has been the week for customers wanting to know how to add a lattice privacy screen to their existing deck railing.

There are several ways to do this. See the photos we provided here to get ideas on how to add the lattice privacy screen to a portion of your deck railing.

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