4 Tips for Hiring Industrial Fencing Contractors

Posted on: January 7, 2016

Hiring Industrial Fencing Contractors

In industry, every penny counts nowadays so when you have invested a significant amount in state of the art Industrial Fencing you will want to ensure that it is installed correctly. We advise that Professional, Qualified Fencing Contractors are used for installation and repairs since the security and safety of the fence is of paramount importance. Here are some tips on how to choose a reputable fencing contractor: in the UK.

  1. Obtaining a Quotation

No reputable, Industrial Fencing Contractor will give you a quote without a full survey. It’s necessary to look at the site to be fenced taking into consideration the type of ground, site access and measurements of the fence to be installed. Don’t accept an estimate because a professional survey will allow the contractor to produce a firm quotation including the materials, labour and anything else that is required. Make sure you know what is included in the price and ask for dates when the work will commence and when final installation will be completed.

  1. Look at Reviews

Online reviews are one of the best ways to find out how previous customers feel about the a provider so check them out. However, if the fencing company is young it may be that their online reviews are sparse. In this case ask for references from their existing customers and call them. You will want to know how reliable the contractor was and whether the job was completed on time and within budget. Also you will want to know if any problems occurred and if so, how they were resolved.

  1. Public Liability Insurance

Under no circumstances employ the services of Industrial Fencing Contractors who do not have Public Liability Insurance. Usually they will not have to be prompted to show you their policy but make sure you see it before engaging them.

  1. Qualifications

The qualifications required for qualified workers are below. If they have not completed the requisite training levels, don’t entrust your Industrial Fencing installation to them.

Qualification Levels:

  • Fencing Operative – Green FISS/CSC card
  • Trainee Fencer – Red FISS/CSC card
  • Skilled Experienced Fencer – Blue FISS/CSC card
  • Supervisory Level Fencer – Gold FISS/CSC card
  • Management Level Fencer – Black FISS/ CSC card

Contact Siddall and Hilton Products for more information about D49 Industrial Mesh, Security, Anti-Climb and Steel Fencing . Our many years of experience dealing with all forms of fencing projects qualify us to offer advice, which we do for free. So feel free to take advantage of it.


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