You may think of fencing as something that is more necessary for residential properties than commercial ones. However, there are quite a few businesses that benefit from commercial fencing. Fences may provide an added layer of security and are sometimes necessary for a business to function properly as well. We share a few examples of business buildings that may need fences here.

Industrial Facilities

Industrial businesses fabricate various materials, mechanical parts, and other products on a large scale. To do this, they use heavy machinery and may work with substances that can be dangerous if not handled with informed care. To keep random individuals from entering and hurting themselves or disrupting operations, industrial facilities should have tall fences. This way, only authorized personnel and those who make deliveries or carry out goods may enter the premises.

Music Venues

Music venues make money through rent or tickets that people buy to attend shows and concerts. A music venue may consist of dedicated buildings, outdoor areas with a stage, or stadiums. Naturally, they do not tolerate people who attempt to get inside and experience the musician’s performance for free. Fences can aid security workers as they verify each person’s ticket and check that they are not bringing dangerous objects or weapons into the venue. With a limited area of entry and exit through the fence, people must line up in a more organized manner.


In today’s world, many jobs require offices, so this category of businesses is vast. From companies that specialize in marketing to those that process medical claims, any office-based business can benefit from commercial fencing. Property owners and CEOs want their employees to feel safe when they come to work. Fencing that surrounds the building and parking lot assures that criminals will not loiter outside or enter into the building itself. A fence may also have the added benefit of giving off an impression of professionalism and dependability. The physical protection it provides is a reflection of how well a business protects its important information.

Build a commercial security fence for your business by contacting Durham Fence & Guardrail. We are a State of Connecticut SBE-registered contractor with full insurance and over thirty-five years of experience.