Why You Need A Commercial Privacy Fence

Why You Need A Commercial Privacy Fence

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As a business owner, whether big or small, you are the sole guardian of your business. All of the assets, all of the liabilities. It's all yours and it's all your responsibility to protect. One of the best and most basic ways to protect your business is a commercial privacy fence, and here is why:

  1. Curb Appeal: While the main purpose of a fence is safety, fences can also accentuate your property nicely. Many businesses have started to erect fences purely for ornamental purposes in order to put the best foot forward with customers. Depending on the property type and the brand image you are going for, there is likely a fencing option that will improve the appearance of your property. An ornamental iron fence might dress up a small antique store. A bright blue chain link fence could look fun and friendly at a pre-school. A high wood fence can create a zen environment for a spa or salon. A white vinyl fence can give a pediatrician's office a homey feeling to put young patients at ease. These are just a few of the many fencing options that businesses can use to spruce up the outside of their office.
  2. Privacy: Another great aspect of a fence is that it can provide fairly comprehensive privacy. And while not every business needs privacy, it can be a necessity for some. Certain types of law firms may want to provide privacy for high-profile clients. This is also true for plastic surgeons and other private medical practices. Privacy might also be desired if it is a tutoring service, a mental health provider or another business that requires any amount of patient or client confidentiality. A final reason for privacy is trade secrets. Maybe you are trying something new for your industry or pioneering a niche field; it is very likely that you have spent a great deal of time and money to gain your trade secrets. You can make sure that they stay secret with a privacy fence
  3. Protecting Yourself: Security is one of the more obvious reasons for getting a fence. Maybe your office is in a more dangerous part of town or maybe your office is in an industrial area, where there is often a lack of safety due to lack of pedestrians and traffic. Maybe you have valuable equipment in your office or maybe you keep large amounts of cash on-hand. Whatever your risk factor, a fence can help protect you. A fence will do more than keep out burglars, robbers, and dangerous criminals, it will also keep out loiterers and petty criminals. Empty parking lots and back alleys are places where teenagers like to slip into to drink beer they stole from their parents or where less amiable people go to deal drugs. A fence surrounding your property will ward off criminals, of every kind.
  4. Protecting Others: Maybe you own a small bed and breakfast or maybe you have a boutique jewelry store or maybe you run a daycare. In any of these situations, and in many others, protecting customers, clients and patrons is essential. No one will come back to a B&B where their wallet was stolen and no one would send their child to a daycare where children have been taken from. Protect the people who visit and work on your property by erecting a fence. 

If you are considering installing a fence around your business, work with a fence company that has a history of success. Long Fence was founded in 1945, and has been providing home and business owners with fences that keep them, their employees, their customers and their property safe. Contact us to find out more.

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Brett Crouse