Archive for the ‘Security Barriers’ Category

Understanding How to Use Passive and Active Security Features

Thursday, June 11th, 2020
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Active security features include these retractable bollards and arm barriers.

Are you looking for a comprehensive plan to increase your property’s security? Installing security features is a crucial part of any effective security strategy, but did you know there are multiple security methods and structures that you can use? You can separate security features into two categories: passive and active security features. Knowing how to benefit from both of these styles, and how to combine them, can help you achieve the best security for your property.  (more…)

3 Advantages of Anti-Ram Security Barriers

Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Anti-ram security barriers such as this can protect pedestrians and your property from vehicles and trespassers.

There are many perimeter security options available for private or public properties. Anti-ram security barriers, in particular, are a useful tool that can help protect your property and your employees or customers from serious harm. But what exactly do anti-ram barriers do, and how can they benefit your property? Read on for three distinct advantages of anti-ram security barriers.  (more…)

6 High-Security Perimeter Solutions

Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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High-security perimeter solutions include crash-rated fencing.

High-security locations such as government buildings, military bases, data centers, corporate headquarters, prisons, embassies, and other high-risk sites require optimal perimeter security. A standard fence won’t always be sufficient for keeping these locations secure. At Hercules High Security, we help you select the best crash-rated barriers for keeping your facility free from intrusion and unauthorized visitors. Read on for the six best high-security perimeter solutions you can discuss with our team.  (more…)

3 Reasons to Add Vehicle Barriers to Your Commercial Property

Thursday, March 19th, 2020
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Vehicle barriers are an essential component of a well-rounded security system.

If a speeding vehicle were to crash into your commercial building or property, it could cause serious damage to not only the building but to people outside and inside the facility as well. One way to prevent serious damage from vehicle collisions is to install crash-rated vehicle barriers around your perimeter. These barriers are a sign to potential intruders that you are taking a proactive approach to security. There are three significant benefits to adding vehicle barriers to your commercial property; read on to learn more about what these security measures can do.  (more…)

The 6 Best Practices for Perimeter Protection

Friday, January 3rd, 2020
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Video surveillance and motion sensors are tools you can use while implementing perimeter protection best practices.

The first line of defense for any facility is its perimeter, but any security system worth having will have layers of protection that only begins with that perimeter. With the many physical and electronic security devices available today, developing perimeter protection with a combination of tools can be a complex undertaking. However, while you design your facility’s perimeter security plan, it is helpful to remember the following six best practices that ensure an effective protection plan.  (more…)

Barbed Wire vs. Razor Wire for High-Security Fencing

Thursday, July 18th, 2019
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Here are some key differences between barbed wire and razor wire to consider for your high-security barrier.

If you are looking for a fence topper for your high-security perimeter fence, you may be weighing the pros and cons of both barbed wire and razor wire. Although the two seem very similar in construction and structure, they each have different strengths and weaknesses when it comes to high-security perimeter protection applications. Here are some key differences between barbed wire and razor wire to consider for your high-security barrier.

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Which High-Security Perimeter Solution is Right for Your Commercial Property?

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
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Read on for five barrier options that you should consider for your high-security perimeter.

We spend a lot of time thinking about the safety and security of our homes, but when you’re a business owner, you also have to make sure your commercial property and business are secure. Thankfully there is a range of perimeter security solutions to meet your needs. But how do you know which one is the right one for your property? It depends on what your security needs are. If your needs are mostly for privacy, you will need a different barrier than if you need to prevent large vehicles from breaking through your fence. Read on for five barrier options that you should consider for your high-security perimeter.

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Types of High Security Turnstiles

Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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There are several types of these turnstiles available, so here’s our helpful guide to the types of high security turnstiles.

When it comes to properly securing and protecting your property, it’s essential to think about access control in addition to fences and anti-climbing measures. Security goes beyond perimeter protection: it’s also important to be able to control and remain aware of anyone who enters the property. For some types of facilities, access control can mean gates, identification cards, or even high security turnstiles. Turnstiles make an excellent security and access control solution because they can take the pressure off of security staff and integrate seamlessly with other access control measures, such as ID scanning. There are several types of these turnstiles available, so here’s our helpful guide to the types of high security turnstiles.

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5 Facts About Electric Fences

Friday, February 8th, 2019
5 Facts About Electric Fences

Invest in an electric fence for your commercial property today!

If you want to protect your property from  intruders, here are five facts about electric fences that most people are unaware of. (more…)

How to Stay Safe with Your Electric Fence

Monday, January 7th, 2019
How to Stay Safe with Your Electric Fence

Electric fences are usually used to keep animals and other intruders away from your property.

Electric fences are very useful in many applications, but it’s also important that they are installed and used properly to keep everyone safe. Be sure to do thorough research and take the time to make sure that you have all the necessary information about owning, operating, and maintaining an electric fence. Follow this guide for staying safe with your electric fence.   (more…)