What to look for when choosing security fencing


Security fencing is one of the most secure options available when it comes to securing your grounds or premises. It is also one of the most versatile options on the market. It doesn’t matter if you need to secure or protect a factory, data centre, playground, school or sports fields; perimeter fencing will do an effective job.

However, it is vital to make sure you research security fencing before making a final decision. In this article, we’ll take a look at what your top considerations need to be when it comes to security fencing.

Strength and robustness are vital.

A security fence needs to be robust enough to keep trespassers and burglars out of your property or grounds. Any fence that cannot withstand an attack, either with cutting tools or any significant force being applied, will be an easy breach for any would-be thief or vandal. In addition, fences that are not robust enough can also suffer from premature degradation, especially when they’re exposed to the elements. So, when choosing the fence, you must choose durable, weather-proof, and withstand various types of attack.

Choosing security fencing – there are many options available.

As well as secure standard fencing, electrified perimeter fencing is also an option. These types of fences can be invaluable when it comes to protecting your property from break-ins and intruders. They also act as a better deterrent as many criminals will give your business a wide-berth and move on to a far easier target. Nevertheless, if someone does decide to climb the fence, they will receive an electric shock that will certainly delay their entry and deter them from making another attempt at breaching your fence.

Combine them with other security devices

Electric fences are often combined with other security devices such as alarms and perimeter intrusion detection systems, all of which will deter even the most determined burglar. These systems can be integrated to give your premises the absolute best in security coverage. The addition of robust Zaun security fencing will give you fewer sleepless nights worrying about the security of your business.

About Zaun

Zaun Limited is the sole remaining manufacturer of welded and woven mesh fencing systems that manufactures the entire system in the UK.  Zaun makes the mesh, fencing panels, posts, clamp bars and fixings at its state-of-the-art five-acre production facility in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.  Products have been tested and approved by testing organisations including CPNI, LPCB and Secured by Design.

Zaun works very closely with all stakeholders within the business including employees, local, national and international suppliers and a long-established customer base of fencing contractors to design, manufacture and supply high-quality fencing systems, increasingly often providing expertise in integrating PIDs and other systems into holistic security solutions.

Zaun was founded in 1996 and remains a private company solely owned by co-founder Alastair Henman with a regional office in Dubai. They are certified to the ISO 9001 quality standard. It is also a member of the Perimeter Security Suppliers’ Association (PSSA), of which Alastair Henman is a director.

Zaun is a proud British manufacturer and founder member of the Made in Britain campaign, a key player in the UK fencing market and one of the fastest-growing companies in an increasingly competitive industry.

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