Installing Temporary Fencing

Temporary fencing is beneficial in providing safety and security across many different areas; it can also come in many different forms, each of which is designed to be easily erected and provide its intended purpose in minutes. Temporary fencing is a popular alternative to permanent fencing which sometimes is not suitable and is too costly and time consuming.

Fencing designed to be used temporarily can come in various forms and styles to suit many different purposes. Installing temporary fencing will depend on the type and style of the fence; however, there is no need for any digging, drilling or any other complicated and messy ways of installation.

Types of temporary fencing

There are various kinds of temporary fence and each can be applied to a different purpose, common kinds of temporary fence include:

  • Steel barricades
  • Plastic barricades
  • Rolled fencing
  • Water-filled barricades
  • Perimeter fencing
  • Hoarding system fencing

Installing steel barricades

Steel barricades are one of the most widely used types of fence; they are a common sight at various events, festivals, festivals and sports stadiums and are used to control crowds and provide routes to direct people to the correct areas. Steel barricades are also used to provide safety to spectators at events and prevent them from entering prohibited areas. Installing temporary fencing of this kind is done very easily this also adds to the popularity the barricades.

Steel barricades generally come with feet already attached this allows the fence to balance; those fences without feet will come with a stand which the fence can easily be inserted into. Linking the fencing is easily done, each panel will come with two hooks at one end and two loops at the other, the hooks on one panel are simply inserted into the loops on another.

The same method of installing temporary fencing barricades can be applied to the plastic barricades, water barricades are generally used at airports and landing fields, these are smaller, bulkier and heavier than the other barricades and only need one hook to attach them together.

 Installing perimeter fencing

Perimeter fencing is commonly used to secure the outside of building sites as-well for crowd controlling at live events.  Perimeter fencing provides both security to the area and safety to the public, it is made to lightweight and the construction ensures that it is tough and durable. Installing temporary fencing of this kind involves using clamps and a base. The base ensures the fence is balanced and attached while also ensuring that the fence cannot tip over, perimeter fence bases are usually made from rubber, metal or cement and have six holes which the fence can be inserted into.

The fence is inserted into the base and then held together using two clamps; the clamp is attached to one end of each fence panel and secured tightly with a spanner.

Installing rolling fencing

Installing temporary fencing that is of the plastic rolling variety is done easily; this form of fencing is used at many events held on soft ground and simply requires a pole being threaded through the fence and hammered into the ground using a rubber mallet.