Posts Tagged ‘security bollards’

A Guide to Bollard Spacing Based on Site Requirements

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
bollard spacing requirements

Bollard spacing in parking lots must be spaced away from the curb.

When site planning for security bollards, you must consider how to space each bollard apart from each other. Bollards are often installed in a row for increased visual awareness and to assist in guarding a large perimeter. In these cases, how far should bollards be placed from the curb, and how might spacing affect their integrity? The best spacing for security bollards depends on requirements for each site on which bollards might be placed. Read on for the bollard spacing suggestions for keeping various properties safe and secure.  (more…)

How Your Property Can Benefit from Security Bollards

Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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A high-traffic property can benefit from security bollards to indicate pedestrian-only areas.

Security bollards are a versatile form of perimeter security, and often an excellent option for properties in which a security fence or other large perimeter wouldn’t be feasible. Bollards can be used for several purposes, including preventing impacts, calming traffic, highlighting landscaping, and protecting assets. If you are wondering whether your facility could benefit from the addition of security bollards, read on to determine what these valuable perimeter additions can do for a variety of properties and installations.  (more…)

How to Choose the Right Bollard Material For Your Security Needs

Thursday, November 14th, 2019
Stainless steel bollard material

Stainless steel bollard material gives your security perimeter a polished look.

Security bollards are available in a variety of materials to offer a range of security services. The type of bollard material that is right for your property will depend on what you primarily need your bollards to do. Bollards used for safety and security, foot traffic navigation, and path designation all require different materials. Read our guide on bollard materials to determine which material may offer you the optimal bollard performance.  (more…)

Which Security Bollard Installation Is Right For Your Property

Thursday, October 31st, 2019
A row of concrete security bollards.

Security bollards such as these are fixed and permanent, just one of several types of bollards you can install on your property.

Security bollards are functional, sometimes decorative, posts that enhance perimeter safety on your property. Bollards can be used to calm traffic, create visual perimeters, protect assets, and more. Security bollards also come in a variety of styles, from stainless steel to cast iron, to custom designs. Security bollards also have variable installation methods. Depending on your type of property and the kind of security measures you are looking for, you may want to decide on a specific security bollard installation method. Hercules High Security recommends reading our guide below on bollard installation to determine which method is best for your property.  (more…)

Does Your Property Need Security Bollards?

Friday, September 27th, 2019
Does Your Property Need Security Bollards?

In this week’s blog, we will discuss a few different types of property that can benefit from security bollards in different ways.

When it comes to protecting valuable assets, some properties have unique needs. In some instances, typical traffic and pedestrian access control methods like turnstiles and fences may not be enough. In the cases of banks with ATMs, gas stations, and more, security bollards are an ideal solution to protect your equipment and the valuable or hazardous materials within. In this week’s blog, we will discuss a few different types of property that can benefit from security bollards in different ways.


4 Things to Consider When Choosing Security Bollards

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
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Here are four things you need to consider when researching security bollards for your property.

If you have a valuable asset located next to a busy roadway, you have likely considered installing security bollards. But what kind of bollards are best suited for your property? There are many different types of security bollards designed for various situations and needs. From protecting against commercial vehicle attacks to simply pointing out where drivers should avoid, there are many functions for security bollards. Here are four things you need to consider when researching security bollards for your property.


How Security Bollards Can Benefit Your Facility

Monday, July 23rd, 2018
How Security Bollards Can Benefit Your Facility

Security bollards can help keep your facility safe!

Security bollards come in a wide variety of sizes, styles, and materials. Whether you are using them for security or directional purposes, bollards can be customized to fit your specific needs. They are also crash rated bollards for high-security risk areas. They are an excellent addition to the exterior of many facilities. Discover how they can benefit your facility! (more…)

How to Care For Your Security Bollards

Friday, November 25th, 2016

Hercules security bollards are guaranteed to last and guard for years to come, but they can last even longer when you take frequent care of them. As with everything, time causes wear and tear on security bollards.

Hercules security bollards are guaranteed to last and guard for years to come, but they can last even longer when you take frequent care of them.  As with everything, time causes wear and tear on security bollards; preventing this is what helps them be successful.  So, with care comes safety and assurance for your facility.  Read on to discover how to care for your security bollards.  


Keep Your Facility Safe with Security Bollards

Friday, December 19th, 2014

security bollardsHercules Fence has the expertise to install a number of crash tested products: slide gates, pop-up barriers, lift-arm gates, and all types of bollard systems. And of these many high security-boosting products, security bollards are among the most helpful that your facility may need. These are great ways to keep your facility safe and maintain high security. Security bollards in particular can be used in many ways, including…

  • To keep vehicular and pedestrian traffic away from certain areas of your property.
  • As decorative features around your business or outside your building to provide security and enhance the building’s aesthetic features
  • To control or divert traffic of vehicles
  • To direct people to where you want them to go
  • To prevent theft and protect the exteriors of your building.

The great thing about security bollards is that there is a wide array of styles, sizes, and materials available to you to best suit your needs. Whether it’s for general directional purposes or high security purposes, bollards can be used to fit any needs.

High security bollards in particular can provide safety and security to people visiting or working in your building. Our professional team can help design a system that works best for your needs – just give us a call today!

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