Lou Spierings

Senior Account Manager at Heras Mobile Fencing & Security


New Heras Anti-Climb site fencing with an even longer lifetime

Site fencing need to be installed if you want to secure your building site. Anti-Climb site fencing helps increase building site security and keep unwanted visitors out. The finer mesh and anti-climb feature make Anti-Climb site fencing one of the most secure on the market. To make it more durable, Heras has also welded corner brackets on its Anti-Climb Round Top site fences. This extends the lifetime of the frame, which is already very strong.

Posted on 18 April 2019 by Lou Spierings    Safe and sustainable workingFences


Increase security at your building site with anti-lift protection

Good site fencing helps keep unauthorised persons off the building site. At its most basic, (temporary) site fencing consists of fences, blocks and clamps. But in some cases, simply installing a fence isn’t enough. There are numerous extra accessories that you can use to make site fencing stronger and more secure. One of the many accessories that makes your site fencing more secure is anti-lift protection. 

Posted on 15 April 2019 by Lou Spierings    Project securityFences


Site fencing dimensions: what do you need to take into account?

Proper fencing ensures you section off your building site and prevent unauthorised persons having access to it. Standard site fences are 3.5 metres wide and 2 metres high, and are used to section off a building site’s largest areas. But there are many different types of site fencing that can be used these days. How do you decide which type is most suitable for your building site? And how many fences do you need? This blog explains what you need to take into account.

Posted on 12 April 2019 by Lou Spierings    Fences


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