Jun 23, 2017 in Bollards, Gates & Turnstiles
How to Maintain a Strong Security Fence

Industrial fences are one of the first and primary ways to secure your residence and business alike. They can help keep people off your property that shouldn’t be there and give you great peace of mind knowing that your family or your business are safe and secure.

Like any investment around your home, there are ways to ensure not only that it retains its’s value, but that it continues to keep your property safe. Keeping a few things in mind will ensure that your security fence is always strong, and secure and serving you as you need it to.

Here is a few quick tips on how you can maintain your security fence.
  • Make sure to regularly check for needed repairs. Homes, cars and our fences will need repairs from time to time. Making sure you are checking over your fencing on a regular basis will ensure that you catch any problems or issues quickly before they become more costly issues.
  • Keep the area around your fence clean and clear of debris and other items that may impair how your fence works, or cause it to degrade faster. This may mean once a week, or every two weeks taking a quick walk along the fence to ensure that there are no items leaning against it, or to remove any litter that may have blown into it. This also means removing any trees, vines or other foliage that may create problems or make it less secure. There is no point in having a fence that cannot be climbed if there is a tree right next to it that allows someone to breach the fence and enter your property.
  • Be aware of things that could make your fence less secure. Piled up items, or easy access points can create security issues. Make sure that nothing is right against the fencing that could cause it to be less secure than needed.
  • Repair as needed. Putting off repairs will only cost you more in the long run. It is easier to repair or replace a single area of fencing that needs issues addressed than it is to have to replace your entire industrial fence as it has not been properly cared for. Any fencing is considered an investment and will require some time and energy on your part for it to stay in tip top shape.
  • Make sure that any types of treatments it may need are fixed on time and properly. A wooden fence will quickly rot away if left to the elements and not sealed properly. The same can happen with any form of fencing you may have. A little prevention is well worth the potential future costs.
Give the experts a call

With a little prevention, you can ensure that your industrial fence remains secure and does exactly the job it needs to for as long as possible. It is more than worth the time now, to save you the money in the future. If you are looking for new industrial fencing, or are needing help in maintaining your current one, our team at Australian Security Fencing would be happy to help you out. Give us a call or visit us today to see how we can help you keep your business secure.