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Benefits of Electric Fences

If you are looking for a protective fence for your property, consider electric fences over other types of fences. There are numerous reasons to choose electric fences over barbed wire and other types of fences, and they are explored below. Take a look in order to make an informed fencing decision.

An electric fence ensures safety

An electric fence ensures safety

Easy Installation

Electric fences are incredibly easy to install compared to other types of fences. More traditional fence materials often require extensive installation or are heavier and harder to transport materials that jack up the price and increase the time necessary to install them properly. Electric fences require minimal planning and their lightweight components are easy to install.

Low Cost

An Electric fence is lighter, easier to install, and has fewer inherent components and parts than other types of fencing. For example, this type of fencing requires fewer wires and support posts than an electric fence. This greatly lowers the cost of the project as a whole.  


While some fences only are effective in certain types of soil or cannot be built on uneven land, electric fence is usable in every environment and soil condition. Electric fence can even be applied over certain already existing structures. Be sure, however, not to install electric fence over an already existing barbed wire, as this can be horribly hazardous for both humans and livestock.   

Safety Concerns

While barbed wire is a great deterrent to intruders and keeps livestock in, it can also lead to potentially fatal injuries, should a creature become entangled. Electric fences, on the other hand, offer a non-life threatening shock that is just as effective without offering harm to animals.  


At Hercules Fence we have a wide variety of selections of fences for you choose from for an electric fence. Please do not hesitate to call and ask us any questions for installing the perfect electrical fence for you.  

Electric Fences for All of Your Needs

When you are ready for a residential or commercial fence that will meet the security and aesthetic needs of your family or business, trust the experts at Hercules Fence.  For more information and to learn how we can meet your custom fencing needs, contact Hercules Fence online or give us a call at 800-395-9597. We will ensure your investment serves your family for years to come! For updates and to see projects we’re working on, visit us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, and Pinterest.


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