Noise pollution is being referred to as the modern plague because of the physiological and psychological impact it can have on a person. It is generally recommended for anyone living in an area with heavy traffic or in the vicinity of a railroad or airport to install sound proof fence panels to help reduce the effects of noise pollution. This is an investment in one’s health and should be taken seriously.
The Effects of Noise Pollution
Noise pollution can have physiological as well as psychological effects. For example, prolonged exposure to noise above 85 dB – the same composite decking boards level of noise a passing truck makes – can lead to hearing loss, tinnitus, ear trauma, sleep issues and even high blood pressure. This is why it is essential to install sound barrier walls around your home if you live in a noisy area.
In terms of psychological effects, noise pollution can cause irritability, annoyance and frustration which can increase stress levels and ultimately lead to other health issues. It can also affect your relationships and in turn cause other emotional problems.
Sound proof fence panels are an excellent and cost-effective solution to reducing noise pollution and protecting yourself from its effects. It’s important to remember that even if your ears aren’t hurting, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you aren’t being affected by noise pollution.
Remember that for maximum efficiency, the fence panels should be as close as possible to the noise source or to the area you are trying to protect. Also, the higher the wall, the more noise it will be able to deflect.
Fence Panels and Gardens
If you’re reticent about installing sound barrier fence panels because you are worried that they will ruin the aesthetics of your garden you’ll be please to know that sound barrier walls can actually be quite attractive. Besides the fact that you have a wide range of options when it comes to design, you can also apply a variety of textures and pain them practically any colour under the sun.
For example, you can install fence panels and then apply a stone or brick border or you can even cover the entire fence in stone, which makes for a lovely effect.
Easy to Install
If you are handy and have some DIY experience, you can install the fence panels yourself quite easily and quickly. A good supplier will provide you with all the information you need, including an installation guide and then it shouldn’t take you more than two days to have it up.
However, make sure you are comfortable working with concrete before deciding to install the sound barrier wall yourself. You’ll need to pour a foundation for the posts and then wait for it to dry with the posts anchored in a perfectly vertical position or they won’t be able to hold the fence panels up.
If you have the slightest doubts about your DIY abilities, it’s best to speak to a professional to install the fence for you. The results, at least in terms of aesthetics if you wish to add other features, might also be quite a bit better than if you were to struggle on your own.
Sound barrier walls are a cost-effective way to prevent health damage caused by noise pollution. Sound proof fence panels not only reduce noise but also provide you with privacy, making them doubly effective.
Specialised Security Fence Panels
If you need security fence panels there are many companies that design, manufacture and install them for you. It is a good idea to find a specialised company that can provide the whole service for you. A specialist company will have painstakingly tested all their fences to the highest security standards. They should have been approved by government security agencies and adhere to the latest legal standards. A specialist company will make clear that it has these certificates. A company that can give these assurances will be proving that their products are always up to date and you will be getting top quality security fence panels.
Specialised security fence panels include high quality fences, various styles of electric fencing and mobile temporary security fencing. Each of these fences are for specialised use in different situations.
High security fencing systems
High security fencing systems are designed to be very difficult to climb or tunnel under. To this end they have usually incorporate a design where the top can fold or curve over. Other specialist features will include being constructed with an anti climbing mesh. As well as being very tough and difficult to climb its mesh system allows excellent through visibility meaning that disruptive people cannot hide behind it and cause a problem. Its tight mesh and option to fold in at the top also means that it is almost impossible for anyone to climb. In addition to all this the fence panels can be partly buried, this makes it difficult for anyone to try to tunnel under these security fence panels. The latest designs will have been updated to the latest recommendations to make them especially resistant to front on attacks from cutting implements and other tools.
The electric fencing that specialist companies provide offers a very high level of security. This fencing is one of the best deterrents for trespassers. The best ranges have developed to be suitable for high end security use and these fences are actually used at ministry of defence establishments as well as many private businesses and airports. These electric fences are designed to respond to attack so they deliver shocks if their electronics sense that the fence is being tampered with. It is a very effective defence against unauthorised entry to a site.
Another of the specialist security fencing options worth mentioning is temporary fencing that some companies offer. If you need security fencing of a temporary nature, possibly for a building site or a festival, then this is a fencing system that can provide a composite fencing panels high level of security very quickly and on a temporary basis. This fencing does not need to have foundations and is mounted into movable concrete blocks. Its uses are, therefore, very varied and it has become a very popular range. Because of its mobility and flexibility, these security fence panels are usually available for hire as well as for purchase.
Unfortunately sports venues, schools and play parks and businesses are all subject to increasing vandalism and wanton destruction these days. Some specialist fencing companies will provide fencing systems designed to be an answer to vandalism and the malicious damage that often ruins public and business property. These specialist fences are extremely robust. They are designed and manufactured to withstand attack and protect property while still having a visual appeal that can be missing from other fences.