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What to Consider Before Installing a High Security Fence

Installing a high security fence is no simple procedure, so make sure you have considered everything before you make the final decision.

Installing a high security fence is no simple procedure, so make sure you have considered everything before you make the final decision.

Security is a big concern for a lot of businesses, especially high risk agencies. There are many ways to enhance your business security and a high security fence is a great way to do so. However, you want to make sure you have considered everything before installing a fence because there is a lot that goes into it. Here is what to consider before installing a high security fence.

Fence Types

One of the biggest decisions you have to make is the type of fence you are going to install. There are a variety of materials that can be used to build a high security fence and they all have their own pros and cons. A chain link fence offers some visibility so that you can see what’s going on beyond the fence, but it is easier to scale than a fence made of wood or steel.


You also want to think about if you’d like to incorporate lighting sources into your fence design. You want enough light that allows you to see what’s going on, but you also want the lighting to act as a deterrent for people that may be considering trying to break in. If you plan out the lighting design, it can really improve your business security as well as the aesthetic of the fence.

Access Points

A high security fence has to have at least one gate incorporated into it so that verified people can get in and out of the building. Depending on the type of business you have, the size, and how much foot traffic there is, you may want to add several access points. Just like lighting, you need to have a placement plan for access points because putting them in the wrong spot could actually encourage intruders. You also don’t want the access points to be too difficult to access because people need to be able to get in and out without difficulty.


Though the main purpose of a high security fence is to provide perimeter protection, you also want it to look nice and compliment the building. This is especially important for businesses that need to maintain a good public image. A chain link fence with razor wire at the top is great for deterring intruders, but it may not look the greatest in front of a professional corporate building.

Contact Hercules GSA Today for Your High Security Fence

Whether you need a security barrier or a high security fence, Hercules Fence GSA can do the job for you. We have been providing professional, quality service since 1955 and work to uphold our reputation everyday. We have locations across the Maryland and Washington Metropolitan area and are ready to cater to your fencing needs. Give us a call at (410)-799-1555 or contact us online. You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter,LinkedIn, and Pinterest for more updates!


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