Security is a Priority

spikesWith escalating crime, security is a high on our priority list.  Our first line of defence is our perimeter fencing.   We all want our family to be safe, and as we work hard for what we have, we do not want criminals just coming in and helping themselves to our belongings.

Putting up good, quality perimeter security fences gives a measure of security.   We need to bear in mind that there is no fence truly infallible.   Fences are erected for our safety and to keep intruders out, but given enough time and the right tools, even Fort Knox can be breached.

fence being cutHaving a good security fence will slow down criminals long enough for security companies or police to arrive and take action.  That is why you need to install the best possible fence to deter criminals.  A criminal wants a fence that is easy to scale or access as they also need to make a quick getaway, and if your security fence is of high quality with extras like spikes, rollers or other climb deterrents, it makes it less attractive to criminals.  

Fencing, like chain link are not a security option, all it takes is a pair of wire cutters and a few minutes and they will be inside your property, and also have an easy way to escape.

There are so many different security fences available, as well as optional extras, like spikes, electric fencing, etc., that we need to have good advice on which would best suit our requirements.

Country Wide Walling are experts in security fencing and walling, so feel free to contact us to have one of our consultants come out to discuss your requirements and give you a free quotation.

Remember, safety is not only your priority, it is also ours.

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Repainting Palisade Fencing

Repainting Pallisade Fencing

STEP 1: Remove peeling paint with Plascon RemovALL All Purpose Paint Remover. Rust can be treated by using Polycell End Rust to create an impervious film on the metal. Please note that a rust remover/converter should not be used on galvanised iron.

STEP 2: Wash the fence with Plascon Metalcare Waterbased Degreaser and rinse well with clean water. Allow to dry.

STEP 3: Prime the fence with Plascon Metalcare Waterbased Primer for an extremely high performance barrier against rust

STEP 4: Finish your fence off with 2 coats of Plascon Waterbased Enamel for a durable, long-lasting, and chalk-resistant finish. Plascon Waterbased Enamel is available in a wide range of tinted colours.

If you have any queries, or would like a free quotation, please contact Country Wide Walling

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Which style of fencing best suits my needs?

concrete fencingThe style of fence you choose will depend on the function(s) you want it to perform. So when shopping around ask yourself what is the main thing you’re trying to achieve with your fence and gate? Is privacy a top concern? Do you need high security or just a decorative boundary? If it is decorative then what look are you going for, what architectural style do you need to match your home? Here we’ll take a look at some of these requirements and suitable styles to achieve the right look or function.

Aesthetics & Design

fencing for modern australian architecture

As mentioned above, if your fencing is mainly for aesthetics – a decorative way to mark the boundary around your property, then you want to make sure you get the look right and blend the fence into the design of your home. Below are some common home styles around Perth and what we think are good matching fencing styles:

Modern Australian Architecture

Most of the newer homes being built around Perth suburbs have a modern, minimalist external design, often with clean colour blocks and geometric shapes.

These homes look best when paired with equally contemporary fencing. Powdercoated coloured slat or panel fencing looks fab surrounding modern homes, as do some of the simpler tubular aluminium styles, such as ‘Modern’ or ‘Caulfield’ fencing or infills.

Pease contact Country Wide Walling for a free quotation on all your walling requirements.

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How to paint a fence with a roller

painted pallisadeThe Process

  1. Wash the fence with a power washer to remove dirt and grit, and give the fence time to dry.
  2. Lay down a tarp in the area where you'll be staining the fence.
  3. Shake the can of stain, then open the can and stir it thoroughly.
  4. Pour the stain into the paint tray and dip the larger roller into the stain.

When to use a spray spray paintinggun?

When should I use a normal paintbrush for painting, and when should I consider using a spray gun? Why is it better to paint a palisade fence with a brush than with a spray gun?
Brett van Rooyen, Centurion

Our technical consultant, replies:

When using a spray gun there is a thing called ‘overspray’, so when painting thin materials like palisade fencing, the amount of paint that you lose is great. But, on the other hand, the finish will be of higher quality; a lot smoother and with no brush marks.

When using a paintbrush on palisade fencing the coat is a lot thicker than when using a spray gun. My advice is that if going for the spray gun option, choose a spray gun with an adjustable spray pattern. Also, use a cardboard box behind the fence that you are spraying as this will act as a deflector and will allow some of the overspray to coat the other side of the fence. The cardboard needs to be placed about 5cm behind the fence.

Please contact Country Wide Walling for a free quotation.

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Electrified palisade fences

electrified palisadeAn electrified palisade fence is a steel or aluminium palisade fence used as a defensive barrier for the protection of property, particularly in isolated regions.

Typical construction

Electrified palisade fences are usually made from painted mild steel, galvanized steel, stainless steel or aluminium. Typically the fences are 2.4 metres (7 ft 10 in). All electric fences have energisers which send high voltage electric pulses through the palisade, usually at a frequency of 1 Hertz (one pulse per second).

Uses

The two most common uses of electrified palisade fencing is in protecting isolated property and in the defence of high security facilities. Palisade electric fences are used in most countries, particularly where there is little vegetation to short circuit the fence or where the costs of security personnel is high in relation to automated security equipment.

Isolated property is vulneelectrified fencingrable in that it is difficult or time consuming to send security personnel to respond and so must be self sufficient with an automated security system. The electric pulse is a strong deterrent for criminals, while the palisade fence is mechanically stronger than a typical steel cable electric fence being able to withstand impact from wildlife, small falling trees and wildfires.

South Africa

Due to the high levels of crime in South Africa, it is common for residential houses to have perimeter defences. The City of Johannesburg promotes the use of palisade fencing over opaque, usually brick, walls as criminals cannot hide as easily behind the fence. In the City of Johannesburg manual on safety one can read about best practices and maintenance of palisade fencing, such as not growing vegetation in front of palisades as this allows criminals to make an unseen breach.

For a free quotation, please contact Country Wide Walling.

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Best Service Ever

We had our Concrete Palisade Fencing Erected by Country Wide Walling in July 2015. Although our fence was only 235m long, we were still treated as if we were one of their top clients. Service, efficiency and cleanliness were a priority for me, and Country Wide Walling delivered in all these aspects. If you want the best concrete palisade fencing company in the industry, then Country Wide Walling is the right fencing company for your walling projects.

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ADDRESS: 7th Street,
Witpoort Estate,
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East Rand, Gauteng,
1540