How to create a secure perimeter in less than a week

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Under ideal circumstances, you should be able to take your time securing your site or premises. However, circumstances aren’t always ideal, and you may not always have time to create a meticulously planned and completely impregnable security solution. If you need to prepare a site for an event or get a warehouse ready to receive valuable goods, for example, you may only have a matter of days. However, if you need to create an effective security perimeter within just a few days, there’s no need to panic. Here at Zaun, we’re perimeter experts. By following the advice in today’s blog entry, you’ll be able to develop and deploy a highly effective security solution in less than a week.

1. Choose an above-ground temporary fencing system

While temporary fencing solutions rarely need permanent foundations, many require users to dig holes into which the fence’s supports can be inserted. This is a time-consuming process, even if you have a dedicated team. If you want to establish a perimeter as quickly as possible, we recommend choosing a completely above-ground temporary fencing solution, such as the RDS rapid deploy system, which is held in place with heavy blocks. These solutions are much quicker and easier to set up.

2. Utilise fence toppings instead of electrification

If you want to ensure your perimeter is completely secure, you might be tempted to electrify your security fencing. Unfortunately, electrification can take time. We suggest using fence toppings instead. Fence toppings serve a similar function to electrification insofar as they make perimeter fencing much harder to hard climb. However, they can be installed relatively quickly and added to temporary fencing just as easily as permanent fencing.

3. Hire security guards to patrol your perimeter

CCTV is the most effective and efficient way of monitoring any perimeter, and we urge you to install CCTV cameras whenever possible. However, it may not be possible to set up a fully integrated CCTV in the time you have available. If this is the case, a good alternative is to hire security personnel to patrol your perimeter and watch out for intruders physically.

Whether you’re preparing for an event or getting ready to receive valuable goods at short notice, creating a security perimeter quickly is essential. We can provide top of the range temporary fencing and fence toppings at short notice and make sure you receive them on time. Check out our product pages for more information.

Looking for secure perimeter fencing? Contact Zaun today!

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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