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The Benefits of Electric Security Fencing

Electric security fencing gives your business an extra layer of protection that is sure to deter intruders!

If you are looking into security fencing for your business, there are a variety of different types and features to choose from. The security elements that you incorporate into your fence depend on what type of business you have and the risk factors present as a result. If you need an extra layer of security, here are some of the benefits of electric security fencing.

Deterrence & Detection

Simply having electric security fencing on your property is enough to deter potential intruders. Those that don’t know it is electric may still be intimidating its height and may not want to attempt to climb it. If the fence itself doesn’t deter an intruder, the shock it gives off will stop them in their tracks. This makes it easier for you to detect the intruder and take action before they can get away.


You should always go to a professional for your fencing installations. Even with hiring a professional, electric security fencing is known to be very easy to install as well as use and maintain. If you already have a fence, the electric fence can be on top of or parallel to the existing one, saving you the time it would take to tear the old fence down.

Low Maintenance

Though you will initially have to invest in your fence, electric security fencing can actually save you some money in the long run. This is because of how low maintenance the fence is. These fences are weather resistant and don’t need to repainted over time. The steel or aluminum wires used to make them have a protective layer over time to keep it from rusting. All you have to do is check the voltage occasionally and prevent grass from touching the fence.


Though electric security fencing does let out a shock, it is actually safer than something like a barbed wire fence. Barbed wire can cause fatal injuries to people who try to climb over it, while an electric fence lets out a non-lethal shock that will hopefully deter them completely. It also keeps your business a lot safer because there are not too many people willing to endure constant shock in an attempt to break in.

Contact Hercules GSA Today for Your Electric Security Fencing

Whether you need a commercial 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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