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How much of the POLYWOOD® plastic lumber is recycled?

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Over ninety percent of our plastic lumber is made from post-consumer bottle waste, such as milk and detergent bottles or other HDPE post industrial material.

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What is HDPE?

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HDPE stands for High Density Polyethylene which is an exceptionally durable plastic that has infinite recyclability.

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Is the POLYWOOD® color only on the surface?

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No, the color in POLYWOOD® lumber runs all the way through.

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How much do POLYWOOD® Chairs weigh?

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The weight of a POLYWOOD® chair is similar to that of a hardwood chair averaging 30 to 50 Lbs. each. This means that even in strong winds you won't have to worry about these bad boys blowing away.

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Does it contain wood or natural fibers?

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POLYWOOD® is made from HDPE and does not contain wood or any natural fibers.

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Is it UV protected?

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POLYWOOD® lumber contains UV-inhibited pigment systems that reduces fading.

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Can it be painted?

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POLYWOOD® does not need to be painted, stained or sealed in any way due to the durable nature of the material.

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Can it be sanded?

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Although minor scratches can be addressed with a light sanding, POLYWOOD® cannot be completely resurfaced using sandpaper.

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How do I clean POLYWOOD®?

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For regular maintenance simply wash the product with soap and water. For advanced cleaning or to remove fungi, use a solution of 1/3 bleach and 2/3 water. Fungi can also be removed using any readily available anti fungal product.