Electric Fence Installations in Pretoria
It is important to have a good and advanced security system installed on your property so that your family can be protected and your belongings can be safe. One of the most popular products to install is electric fences, which can be seen on properties throughout South Africa. Whether you live in the Pretoria area or not, it is always important to make sure that you make use of a professional installer when it comes to your electric fence installation. This is because you have to make sure that you not only buy the correct product, but also that it is effectively installed.
When installing an electric fence, keep in mind that you will be working with live electricity. The power supply to these fences is called energisers and they carry a current of 220 Volts, supplied by the main power supply and converted into a direct current. This will give you an output of 9 900 Volts. This will provide a non-lethal shock if touched and will not do any harm to animals and children. According to legislation, it is imperative that a certified professional install your electric fence, which is why you should always choose your supplier carefully. Keep in mind that if something goes wrong with the wiring, it can become a safety hazard.
In order to comply with the rules and regulations, electrical fence installations must be done by registered installers and these installations must be issued with an electric fence system certificate of compliance (EFC). This is also required when making changes or additions to existing installations. The EFC, however, is not required when doing minor maintenance like repairing a broken wire, replacing the lighting arrestor or replacement of a faulty bobbin. In the event that your fence is non-compliant, you will be forced to remove it and upgrade to the compliance standard. This is why it is always important to use qualified installers.
Electric fence installation will include the use of energisers. You have energisers specifically for domestic use and others that are specifically used for industrial and commercial applications. The different energisers you will use will depend on the area covered. With industrial areas, a larger area must be protected and therefore a stronger energiser will be required. In the case of a domestic area, smaller, more affordable units are usually installed. You can also choose from different types of electric fences to install based on your requirements, for example a game farm will need to keep the wild within their boundaries, while other residential properties like small holdings will need effective security protection against intruders.
Tandem Security Systems specialise in electric fence installations in and around the Pretoria area and our team is qualified and accredited. We are a member of the South African Electric Fence Installers Association and will provide you with the best security products available. From CCTV cameras to electric fences – we have the perfect security product for your needs. Contact us today to find out how we can help secure your residential or commercial property effectively and affordably.
Call Tandem Security Pretoria for more Information at
012 567 6939 (SA) (Office hours apply)
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