Electric Fence, The Smart Choice

Feb 27, 2024 | APS News

Electric Fence, The Smart Choice

In the ever-evolving landscape of perimeter security, the choice between the dangerous traditional method of barbed wire, razor wire to a cutting-edge electric fence or electric wall toppers can make all the difference. Let’s delve into the dynamics of these two options to understand the implications for property owners seeking optimal security solutions.

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Electric Fence

The Affordability Myth:

While barbed wire may seem like a cost-effective perimeter security solution, the reality is that its effectiveness diminishes against determined intruders. With criminals equipped to overcome its barriers, property owners are left with a false sense of security.

Legal Quandaries:

Barbed wire’s legality is a double-edged sword. While it is legal, its placement near public land could lead to legal troubles for property owners. It is clearly stated in the Occupiers Liability Act 1984 that if someone is breaking into a property and they sustain injury they have a right to sue the occupier or property owner due to whatever unsafe conditions caused their injury. In contrast, electric fencing or wall toppings offers a legal and completely safe alternative that complies with regulations, ensuring peace of mind without legal repercussions.

Debunking Misconceptions:

There are common misconceptions surrounding electric fencing, but the truth is that it is completely safe and legal. It poses no lasting harm to humans or animals while delivering a robust security shield.

Electric Fencing:

The Intelligent Choice: Enter electric fencing – a technological marvel that combines safety with effectiveness. Emitting a non-lethal 10,000-volt pulse, it delivers a sharp shock, dissuading intruders without causing lasting harm. The customizable nature of electric fencing ensures it meets individual security needs, making it a versatile and effective solution.

Neighbours Embrace Security:

Property owners adopting electric fencing often find their neighbours following suit. The level of security it provides becomes a community standard, creating a safer environment for everyone.

One of the most significant advantages of electric fencing is the enhanced security it provides. The electric shock delivered by the fence acts as a strong deterrent, discouraging potential intruders from attempting to breach the perimeter. Whether it’s protecting your property from trespassers or keeping predators away from livestock. Electric fencing can significantly increase the level of security.

Installing an electric fence can be surprisingly straightforward, making it a popular choice for property owners looking to secure their perimeter. The process typically begins with mapping out the desired fence line and ensuring a clear path free of obstacles. Then, installing the fence posts at regular intervals along the boundary is the next step. Once the posts are in place, attaching the electric wires or tapes to the posts and connecting them to an energizer or power source is relatively simple. Finally, testing the fence to ensure it’s functioning properly and adjusting settings as needed completes the installation process. With the right tools and materials, along with a basic understanding of the technology, installing an electric fence can be accomplished efficiently and effectively

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