What is a perimeter fence?


Often, when looking to secure a property, the main question that pops up is – what’s perimeter fencing, and how can it benefit my property? Typically, a perimeter fence is designed to enclose a given area and prevent unauthorised access and vandalism.

Perimeter fences often indicate a boundary that excludes your property from the rest and is commonly used for security, privacy, and visual appeal. Installing a perimeter fence on your property is one of the best ways of preventing criminals and unwanted visitors.

Different kinds of perimeter fences

Perimeter fencing acts as your first point of defence against theft and vandalism. You should, therefore, expect it to come in many different styles and designs that suit your needs and preferences.

The most common perimeter fences come in a series of vertical metal bars, like with school fencing, mesh fencing, prison fencing, etc. These perimeter fences are perfect for high-security properties and are often connected at the top and bottom using a horizontal bar to reinforce them.

More extreme perimeter security solutions may require that you install an electric security fence. Electric fencing is especially effective at preventing intruders from accessing your property by shocking them.

Some perimeter fences are excellent for security reasons and can be installed around swimming pools and other utility stations.

Why have a perimeter fence?

As mentioned above, perimeter fences create a barrier that protects your property from intruder access and prevents other forms of crime. In addition, the right kind of perimeter fencing can increase your property’s overall market value.

Besides keeping bad things out, a perimeter fence also protects your household members and pets within its boundaries. This provides peace of mind knowing that your family and pets are safe.

Having a perimeter fence installed around your property increases privacy. It, therefore, allows you to perform your daily activities without worrying about prying eyes. This is another critical reason why perimeter fences increase property market value.

There are many reasons for wanting to have a perimeter fence installed around your property or business. A high-quality perimeter fence comes with many advantages that you, your family, and your property enjoy. First, put up a physical barrier that protects your property from the outside drama.

Looking for a fence? 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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