Lou Spierings

Senior Account Manager at Heras Mobile Fencing & Security


To rent or buy construction fences? 5 recommendations to make the right choice

A recurring question for many contractors is am I going to rent or buy construction fences? Many contractors believe that renting is more expensive than buying. However, in many cases, renting is absolutely more attractive than buying when it comes to the bottom line.

Posted on 04 March 2019 by Lou Spierings    Fences


Installing site fencing: do it yourself or outsource it?

Assembling and installing site fencing is not a difficult science. That’s why many construction companies often choose to have their own personnel erect it, even though there’s a shortage of construction workers who could probably better spend their costly time and expertise on actual projects.

Posted on 03 September 2018 by Lou Spierings    Fences


Getting construction security right for every phase of the construction project

Theft or vandalism on your construction site can be costly for you, and it can also slow your building project down considerably. How do you ensure unwanted people do not gain access to your site? Optimal construction site security is geared to the construction phase of the project. If you know when your construction site is attractive to thieves and vandals, you can adjust your security accordingly. In this blog, I explain the products being used to outsmart thieves and vandals for each very construction phase.

Posted on 02 July 2018 by Lou Spierings    Project security


(Semi-permanent) mobile fence or mesh fence: make the right choice

When choosing a fence for long-term construction projects, you have to think carefully about what you want to achieve. Do you opt for a mesh fence or a semi-permanent mobile fence? For both choices, poles are driven into the ground where mesh or mobile fencing is fixed. There are a number of significant differences between these fences. The choice of a particular fence depends on your requirements and expectations.

Posted on 30 January 2018 by Lou Spierings    Fences


8 tips for keeping thieves off your construction site

Opportunity makes the thief. He just wants to quickly make a haul and takes whatever he finds. Heave ho, over that fence, cut the power lines and he's out of there. Securing the storage sheds from the inside is pointless, because before someone can respond to the call, the bird has already flown. What can you do to discourage the occasional thief before he decides to take action?

Posted on 21 August 2017 by Lou Spierings    Project security