Vinyl fencing has lots of advantages over its wood counterpart. You can paint it, power-wash it, and replace it cheaply. There are also more unusual uses for vinyl fencing that you may not have considered before. The following uses can make certain areas of your propery more attractive, an unexpected benefit to alternative uses for vinyl fencing. Garbage Can Enclosures Whether you experience nightly raids by raccoons and opossums, or you just do not want to see garbage cans every time you pull your vehicle into your driveway, vinyl fencing can be used to create an enclosure around the area where you keep your garbage and recycling containers.