How to choose the right security fencing for your business


Along with CCTV cameras, security fencing is one of the most basic but most essential security measures that any business can take to keep its premises secure. However, before you commit to any style of security fencing or supplier, here’s what you need to consider.

Consider your budget

As with any business purchase, you need to know your budget before deciding on a final choice. There is no sense in looking at security fencing that is outside of your business’ price range. You can’t put a price on good security, but you can definitely price individual components.

The good news is that you don’t need to pay through the nose for good security fencing. If you approach the right supplier with a list of requirements, they can help you find the best deal available.

Choose the right style.

You will find security fencing available in a range of styles today. But, of course, fashion isn’t the most important consideration when you’re choosing perimeter fencing to keep your business secure. Still, you don’t want to choose something that clashes violently with the rest of your decor.

We’ve all seen ugly security fencing surrounding building sites and businesses. But there’s no need for good security fencing to be an eyesore. There are plenty of security fencing solutions available from Zaun that will make your business more secure and keep with the image of the business or facility.

Consider your local area.

If your business is located in a relatively safe, low-crime suburban area, you won’t need the same comprehensive protection as a business located in a relatively high-crime city centre. However, choosing security fencing that is excessive for your business area is more likely to make your premises an eyesore to residents than to deter crime; in fact, it may even make your business a target, with thieves thinking you have something worth stealing.

Installing resilient security fencing around your business premises is an effective security measure. Visible fencing will deter would-be criminals and make your business a significantly less attractive target for opportunists. However, while a huge metal wall around your business will effectively keep people out, it will also spoil the landscape and negatively impact your business’s reputation. So instead of choosing the biggest, most imposing fencing possible, look for something that balances security with aesthetics.

Looking for the right security fencing for your business? 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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