Posts Tagged ‘high security fences’

5 Types of High Security Fencing

Friday, May 12th, 2023
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There are several different types of high security fencing to choose from, because security is never a one-size-fits-all problem.

If you own or are otherwise responsible for a piece of property, you may well relate to the (admittedly somewhat romantic) notion of “fortifying your castle” against all would-be comers. Lofty imagery aside, we must remember and abide the golden maxim: better safe than sorry—or real sorry.


No Entry: A Primer on Anti-Climb Fencing

Friday, September 2nd, 2022
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Some fencing options are inherently anti-climb, while others require anti-climb add-ons to keep intruders from scaling it.

One of the most important jobs that your fence does is to protect your family, home, and property. Your sturdy, well-built, and well-maintained fence can safeguard your possessions, protect the interior of your yard from prying eyes, and restrain pets and kids so that they don’t wander off. In cases where you install a high-security residential fence, they can do even more. With a proper fence, you can also keep people from accessing your property and stealing or vandalizing things. This only works, however, if they can’t just climb the fence. Read on for our anti-climb fencing primer.


High-Security Characteristics of Anti-Terrorism, Crash-Rated Fence Installations

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

Here’s what you need to know about high-security fence characteristics of anti-terrorism fences and how they can protect your facility.

Investing in a high-security fence installation is one of the most critical components of any government job site or federal facility that deals with classified information daily. While restricted access control can help combat unauthorized entry into a federal facility, it’s also important to consider your risk for terrorist attacks that may leave your building vulnerable to terrorist forces. At Hercules High Security, we can professionally install anti-terrorism, anti-ram, crash-rated fence installations to help protect your facility in the event of a terrorist attack. Here’s what you need to know about high-security fence characteristics of anti-terrorism fences and how they can protect your facility. 


Top Choices in Commercial High-Security Fencing

Thursday, April 15th, 2021

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Hercules High Security can work with your commercial business to determine which style of high-security fencing is appropriate for your property.

Commercial businesses and special facilities opt for high-security fencing to protect their commercial property. Selecting the right high-security fencing can serve as an extra layer of defense against unpermitted entry into your commercial property or special facility. Hercules High Security can work with your commercial business to determine which style of high-security fencing is appropriate for your property. Whether you’re looking to implement anti-climb fencing, ornamental fencing, or crash-rated fencing, we’ve got numerous selections to choose from to heighten your level of security.


High-Security Fences: How to Understand Fence Ratings

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

When you’re browsing through our high-security fences, you might’ve noticed a symbol that says K4, K8, or K12.


At Hercules High Security, our fence ratings are formulated to help commercial and government agencies understand the strength within each high-security fence installation. When you’re browsing through our high-security fencing installations, you might’ve noticed a symbol that says K4, K8, or K12. These are all guidelines used by facility security to establish varying levels of protection in high-security applications. Hercules High Security can help you navigate what each level means and how they can protect your facility.  (more…)

How To Design An Effective Security Fence To Protect Your School Campus

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

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Securing the perimeter of your school is easier than you may think!

As designed, fences are meant to secure borders around a perimeter. In fact, by creating borders, security fences are meant to halt access to secure facilities like schools. Here are a few easy solutions you can use to create safe and effective security fences for your school campus. (more…)

Create a Perimeter Security Plan for Your Safety

Friday, June 17th, 2016

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Make sure your facility has a perimeter security plan.

Effective perimeter security can vary greatly according to the needs of a business. Sometimes that means high security fencing and other times it just means a good old fashioned lock on the door.


High Security Fencing Options: Sleek or Scary?

Friday, April 29th, 2016


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High security ornamental fencing can be both sleek and intimidating, offering the best of both worlds.

If you are starting to put together your high security plan for your property, you need to make certain important decisions early on so your project has focus and can be completed as smoothly as possible. It is important to figure out early on whether you want your property to have an intimidating high security fencing look, or a security fence that does not look scary at all, but is effective. Ask yourself and answer these questions in order to know what kind of security fence suits your needs. (more…)

Essential High Security Fence Maintenance

Monday, May 4th, 2015

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Is your high security fence in tip top shape?

Keeping your high security fence in tip top shape is essential for maintaining the security of your facility. Making sure your fence is good shape will prevent unexpected breaches or damages. So, you must maintain the same vigilance with your fence’s health that you do with all other aspects of your security measures. Ready to see some of the things you should keep an eye on while your fence ages? Let’s check them out. (more…)

Need A High Security Fence Fast? Get a Chain Link Fence

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Chain Link Fences for high security enhancementsIf you need high security fencing quickly or temporarily then you need a chain link fence. Chain link fences are like the Swiss Army Knives of fencing, they are quick to set-up, customizable and multipurpose, and inexpensive. If you need to be able to raise high security fences quickly as part of a mobile operation, say construction sites, or temporary bases, chain link fencing is for you.

Quick To Set-up

Chain link fencing is quick to set-up and take down. This makes it invaluable in the situation that you need high security fencing quickly, or temporarily. The quick set-up means that you can raise the fence quickly to get improved security more quickly, and so you can focus on the task at hand more quickly. And because time is money, the faster the fence is set up and taken down, the less money you’re spending on it in labor.

Customizable and Multipurpose

Above we said that chain link fencing is excellent for when you need fencing fast because it’s like the Swiss Army Knife of fencing, and we stand by that statement. Chain link fencing is versatile on its own and be used to fit many roles. However, the way chain link fencing really shines, is how easy it is to customize with additional features. Chain link fencing can easily have features such as barbed wire, razor ribbons, anti-terrorism cables, motion detectors, and may even be electrified all relatively easily. And you can use these additions on a case by case basis if you’re using the fence in temporary installation and moving it around. This versatility means you can use the fence in a number of ways and in a number of places.


Finally, chain link is an excellent when you need fencing fast, or temporarily because it is inexpensive. Chain link fencing is the least expensive type of fencing by the foot, and its ease and speed of installation reduce the labor costs of installing it. The ability to apply different additions on a case by case basis also helps to control it’s costs, as you can choose to only use the optimum additions for any given situation and save on transporting and installing the other additions.

Need a Chain Link Fence Fast?

All high security chain link fences designed and installed by Hercules Fence will provide great strength and design. Look around our website to get a corporate overview and tour of our Hercules Fence Facility. Our entire line of fencing comes with extended warranties to ensure you have superior high security products for years to come. Our high security fence contractors truly offer security in every job. We have provided excellent fence designs and exceptional customer service since 1955. Request an estimate today with us to start on your high security project.

We have six convenient locations and there is a Hercules Fence professional ready to serve you from Maryland and the Washington Metropolitan area to North Carolina. Our branch offices are in Manassas, Richmond, Newport News, Norfolk, Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina.

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