COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL FENCE BLOG

  • 09/11/2018 0 Comments
    Repairing your chain link fence is a great idea in any season

    In Canada, we value our summers. We don’t want to waste any part of them on unnecessary repairs or maintenance that can be easily done during the colder months. City Fence provides fence repair services to the Toronto, Brampton and Mississauga areas, and we’d like to let our customers know about a few reasons that taking care of your fence repair during the fall or winter is a great idea.

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  • 09/11/2018 0 Comments
    5 Chain link fence styles

    The chain link fence is one of the most common devices used to add security to a commercial property. While getting one is necessary if you wish to safeguard your premises, what you may not realize is that there are a variety of choices available. At City Fence, we’ve been providing chain link fence installation and repair services to the Toronto, Oakville and Brampton areas for over thirty-five years. If you’re looking for a new fence, be sure to take these styles into consideration.

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  • 08/17/2018 0 Comments
    6 Signs your chain link fence needs replacing

    Have you been relying on your trusty chain link fence to protect your property year after year? Is it starting to look like it’s in need of serious fence repair? Your fence is your first line of defence against intrusion and theft, and whether you’re in Brampton, Mississauga, Oakville or somewhere in between, it’s important to know when it’s time to start searching for fencing companies who can offer you a speedy replacement. Here are five signs your fence needs to be replaced.

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  • 08/17/2018 0 Comments
    The 5 biggest benefits of choosing a chain-link fence

    Not only can a new fence installation create an attractive perimeter around your property, but it’s also one of the best ways to keep your assets secure. And when it comes to choosing a fence that can keep your property safe, fencing companies all over Toronto agree that chain link is one of your best options. Keep reading to learn the five biggest benefits of choosing a chain link fence to protect your property.

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  • 06/11/2018 0 Comments
    3 things you should know before buying a commercial fence

    Whether your property needs a simple chain link fence or something more elaborate, securing your premises is always a good idea. At City Fence Inc., we’ve been providing commercial fencing to the Toronto, Brampton and Oakville areas for thirty-five years and we’d like you to know about three benefits a commercial fence can offer your business beyond simple security.

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  • 06/11/2018 0 Comments
    3 ways a fence can make your business stand out from the crowd

    As fence contractors, we’re businesspeople ourselves. We know that standing out as a commercial enterprise in Toronto can be difficult. Every decision you make needs to not only be calculated for cost-effectiveness, but also to project the right image.

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  • 06/11/2018 0 Comments
    How do you repair a chain link fence?

    Although a chain link fence is tough, that doesn’t mean it’s impervious. Luckily, if your business’ fence has somehow been damaged, fencing companies are just a phone call away. We at City Fence Inc. serve the Toronto, Brampton and Oakville areas and we’d like to let you know just what goes into repairing a chain link fence.

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  • 03/12/2018 0 Comments
    FENCE REPAIR: A LITTLE MAINTENANCE GOES A LONG WAY

    If you’re looking for chain link fence installation or repair in the Brampton, Oakville, or Toronto areas, we at City Fence are experts on the subject. Our mission is to provide our customers with the best service we can so you’ll come back to us for all your fencing needs for years to come. This service includes giving you some helpful advice about maintaining your fence so you need to spend as little on its upkeep as possible.


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  • 03/12/2018 0 Comments
    WHY WINTER IS THE IDEAL TIME TO INSTALL A CHAIN LINK FENCE

    When you step outside in winter, your first thought might not be that this is a good time to install a chain link fence in the Toronto, Bolton, Brampton or Oakville areas. Chances are, when dealing with the worst of a Canadian winter, preparing for the summer months is probably the furthest thing from your mind. This might be a missed opportunity, however.


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  • 03/12/2018 0 Comments
    WHY A WROUGHT IRON FENCE IS A GOOD CHOICE FOR YOUR TORONTO BUSINESS

    If you need a fence for your commercial or industrial property, choose a material that you can depend on. One of the biggest benefits of wrought iron is that it is made to last a lifetime so you won’t have to worry about replacing your fence again in a few years. But that’s not all that wrought iron has to offer. Keep reading to learn more.


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  • 03/12/2018 0 Comments
    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE INSTALLING SECURITY FENCING IN TORONTO

    These days, you can’t always rely on a security system to keep your building safe. As an extra precaution, security fence installation can offer you even more protection by making sure trespassers are unable to enter the surrounding property. Investing in a high-quality security fence provides your business with several benefits, such as preventing cases of burglary, vandalism, and more. Give yourself peace of mind and work with us for strong, affordable, and low maintenance fencing products to help safeguard your business today.


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  • 08/31/2017 0 Comments
    REGULATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: CONSTRUCTION FENCING BYLAWS

    Construction sites are often vast, open spaces that can pose a safety risk to individuals in the area. Luckily, the government has created fencing bylaws to ensure that your job site is as secure as possible for the safety of both workers and the public. Failure to comply with these requirements, may result in significant fines and the closure of your building project. Fortunately, you don’t have to run that risk when you work with us. We will install, maintain, and repair your temporary construction fences as needed to help prevent injuries and ensure you meet all codes and regulations.


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  • 08/31/2017 0 Comments
    THE IMPORTANCE OF CONSTRUCTION FENCE MAINTENANCE

    Construction sites are littered with potential hazards but minimizing the safety risks may be as simple as installing a temporary fence. A construction fence plays an important role in maintaining a safe environment, regardless of the phase your building project is in. The right fence will protect your valuable materials and equipment by prohibiting unauthorized personnel and keep individuals away from potentially dangerous situations. In order to reduce the likelihood of security incidents or personal injury, our team will work with you directly to help design, install, and maintain a proper fence for your Toronto area job site.



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  • 07/24/2017 0 Comments
    RENTING VS BUYING COMMERCIAL FENCE

    Need commercial fencing? Most fencing companies will offer you both fence rental and purchase in Toronto—and there are advantages and disadvantages to both.


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  • 07/24/2017 0 Comments
    HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHAT TRESPASSING LAWS ARE IN THE GREATER TORONTO AREA?

    Some aspects of the Ontario Trespass to Property Act (TPA) may surprise you!


    Let’s take a closer look at the TPA and what role commercial fence installation in Toronto can play in helping you control access to your property:


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  • 06/28/2017 0 Comments
    KEEP INTRUDERS OUT WITH AN ANTI-CLIMBING FENCE

    The most effective way to protect your assets and employees is using a security fence around your business premises. While security systems are an effective measure against intruders attempting to enter a building, anti-climbing fences do even more to keep criminals out. Intruders will not have the opportunity to get within a close range of your building and cause any damage since security fences serve to protect the perimeter. We provide a variety of high-quality, custom security fencing options with quick and easy installation, so you can take comfort in knowing that your property is safe and secure.


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  • 06/27/2017 0 Comments
    INTERESTED IN COMMERCIAL FENCING? REQUEST A FREE QUOTE

    In order to promote a safe environment for your business, employees, and customers, you need to install reliable commercial fencing. The type of security measures you choose will be among the most important decisions you will make for your business. Commercial fencing is a cost-effective measure to ensure privacy, protect your business against trespassers, accurately designate your property boundaries, and more. Requesting a free fencing quote for your new commercial or industrial fence has never been easier with our online form. Upload sketches, drawings, or plans, and our friendly and knowledgeable team will present you with a timely quote to help you plan your budget.


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  • 05/09/2017 0 Comments
    KEEP YOUR BUSINESS SAFE WITH EMERGENCY FENCE RENTAL IN TORONTO

    You do your best to prepare and protect your employees and customers from harm, but what happens when a potentially dangerous situation suddenly arises? Unfortunately, emergencies can happen when you least expect them to, putting your business, employees and customers at risk. At City Fence, we take special care to help alleviate dangerous situations and the accompanied stress. Our skilled fence contractors in Toronto work to efficiently install your emergency fencing, creating a safer environment for you and your business.



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  • 05/09/2017 0 Comments
    PROTECT EQUIPMENT ON YOUR FACTORY FLOOR - FENCE IT IN!

    There are many moving parts that operate within your factory. Workers are going about their daily business, driving tow motors and operating heavy machinery like forklifts and pump trucks. So what about the countless pieces of equipment that are often overlooked, yet, responsible for keeping your facility running? Without installing the right protection, items such as boilers, electrical panels, water meters, gas lines, and more, remain vulnerable. Factory fencing serves to provide a protective enclosure, keeping these expensive and essential items safe from damage and theft.


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  • 03/29/2017 0 Comments
    WHAT ARE THE BEST PLACES TO DO BUSINESS IN CANADA?

    Every entrepreneur knows that a successful business often hinges on location. ProfitGuide.com recently came out with their top places to do business in Canada, and City Fence serves six out of ten of those top-ranking locations.


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  • 03/29/2017 0 Comments
    THE POWER OF ADVERTISING WITH FENCES ON CONSTRUCTION SITES

    You have a powerful advertising tool at your disposal, and you may not even know it. The construction fence installation on your Toronto building site is prime real estate for advertisements. Not only can you sell the ad space, but you can use it to promote your project and generate neighbourhood interest long before the construction is done.


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  • 03/13/2017 0 Comments
    EFFICIENT SCHOOL FENCE INSTALLATION IN TORONTO

    Over the past few years, the value of placing fencing around Toronto schools has been increasingly noticed. Hundreds of schools, including private and public, around the city have implemented fences or have plans for a fence installation soon.


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  • 03/13/2017 0 Comments
    PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS: THINK BEFORE YOU HIRE FENCE CONTRACTORS IN TORONTO

    When you are dealing with a fence installation project in Toronto, there are a few factors to consider before hiring a contractor. Not all fencing companies in Toronto are created equal, and with permits and by-laws in place, the wrong contractor could end up costing you more than you budgeted for fence installation.


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  • 02/07/2017 0 Comments
    HOW TO ENSURE YOUR COMMERCIAL FENCING IN TORONTO IS SECURE?

    If you are concerned about the structural integrity of your commercial fence, don’t wait to make any necessary repairs or adjustments. Unfortunately, not all commercial fencing is as secure as it should be, which can leave your property vulnerable to theft. This can have a huge impact on your business, especially if the vandals have targeted important and expensive equipment and materials. Not only will you be responsible for replacing all of your stock, but your insurance premiums may also go through the roof.


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  • 02/07/2017 0 Comments
    HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT CONTRACTOR FOR COMMERCIAL FENCING IN TORONTO?

    When choosing to install a fence on your commercial property, you want to be sure you hire a professional contractor who knows about fence construction, sizing, placement and city bylaws. This will help you avoid running into serious complications down the road, including potential fence damage, costly fines and even worse, a class action lawsuit.


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  • 01/27/2017 0 Comments
    WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT FENCING FOR YOUR CONSTRUCTION SITE IN THE GREATER TORONTO AREA?

    All construction sites in Toronto must adhere to strict protection and safety guidelines. City bylaws control many aspects of your site, including protective boarding and fencing. In an effort to ensure your construction site is safe for neighbours and workers, you are required to protect the area. Without the right measures in place, you may be fined and even forced to close down your entire project. Even worse, someone may sustain an injury at your jobsite, which can prove to be very costly to you.


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  • 01/25/2017 0 Comments
    WINTER MAINTENANCE TIPS FOR YOUR FENCE IN TORONTO

    The winter season can impact just about everything, including your property fence. Luckily, there are simple steps you can take to prevent and minimize cold weather damage to your steel, metal or wrought iron fence in Toronto. Read on to learn how you can get a leg up on winter fence care to help you avoid costly repairs or replacements down the road.


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  • 01/23/2017 0 Comments
    A BRIEF GUIDE TO INDUSTRIAL FENCING BY-LAWS IN MISSISSAUGA

    One of the best ways to protect your industrial property from unwanted visitors and safeguard your business from potential threats is by installing a security fence on your property. Fences can provide you with a number of benefits including aesthetic appeal, solitude, privacy, access control to separate on-site locations, and more. But before you go ahead and install your property fence, you must ensure it adheres to strict city by-laws and regulations. If your business is located in Mississauga and you plan to install a security fence, read on to learn what’s expected of you to prevent complicated situations and expensive fines.


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  • 01/23/2017 0 Comments
    CONSIDERING A CHAIN LINK FENCE IN TORONTO? - HERE’S WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

    You have most likely seen these types of fences located around playgrounds, empty lots, and industrial areas. They consist of open weaves of chain link wiring, which allows you to see through the fence, and can range between 3 to 12 feet in height.


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  • 11/08/2016 0 Comments
    HOW INSTALLING IRON GATES IN TORONTO CAN HELP YOU SECURE YOUR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY?

    If you own an industrial or commercial business, you understand that the financial success of your business heavily depends on the type of investments you make. One of the most important investments you can make to save money and earn a profit is to install security gates on your business premises. Not only can this feature protect your property from unwanted and unauthorized visitors, but it can also help you safeguard your business from potential threats, including vandalism and theft.


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  • 11/08/2016 0 Comments
    SHOULD YOU CONSIDER A CHAIN-LINK OR WROUGHT IRON FENCE FOR YOUR BUSINESS LOCATION?

    If you own a commercial property, then you know how important it is to have security measures in place to protect your investment. A professional company specializing in fence installation in Toronto can provide you with a number of fencing options to keep vandals and unwanted visitors off your property. Both chain link and wrought iron fences can effectively deliver security and peace of mind for small and large businesses. Available in a range of styles, colours and sizes, both options are fairly easy to maintain and can be customized to accommodate your customers, location and fencing needs.


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  • 09/14/2016 0 Comments
    SIMPLE FIX OR MAJOR REPAIR? CONSULT A SPECIALIZED FENCING COMPANY IN TORONTO

    You have most likely seen a number of chain link fences in and around your city on both residential and commercial properties. This type of fence is an inexpensive way to keep children and pets safe, and protect businesses from vandalism and theft. A versatile and affordable option, chain link fences are made of galvanized steel which means they naturally resist rust and corrosion. They can, however, become damaged through age, neglect or impact. When that happens, it’s a good idea to seek the advice of an expert fencing company in Toronto. Fence repair is a much cheaper option, but having a professional fence installer examine the extent of the damage will help save you money and time.


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  • 09/14/2016 0 Comments
    SEASONAL MAINTENANCE OF CHAIN LINK FENCES IN BRAMPTON, OAKVILLE AND GREATER TORONTO AREA

    Relatively easy to clean and maintain, chain link fences offer a host of contemporary option for commercial and industrial applications. However, yearly changes in temperature and humidity can cause the metal to expand and contract, leading to rust, and weak gates and fences.


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  • 09/14/2016 0 Comments
    WHY SHOULD YOU CONSIDER INDOOR FENCING FOR YOUR BUSINESS IN MISSISSAUGA, VAUGHAN AND GREATER TORONTO AREA?

    Since the dawning of humanity, people have been dividing up the world into different spaces for different purposes with both the need for and ability to create specialized spaces becoming part of our everyday world. Increasingly, what was once considered an outside material, is coming indoors.


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  • 09/14/2016 0 Comments
    FENCE INSTALLATION IN TORONTO PROVIDES AN ADDED LAYER OF SWIMMING POOL SAFETY

    Seeking professional help from established fence contractors in Toronto to secure your public or condo building’s pool fence can help you protect your property and its users as well as avoid lawsuits. Swimming pools carry inherent risk and require a proper maintenance routine and fence enclosures to protect against potential negligence claims. Owners of public pools are liable for injuries suffered by parties who use the facility, particularly if the conditions are dangerous. That is why it is crucial to have safety precautions in place that control access to the pool when unmonitored.


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  • 05/19/2016 0 Comments
    AVOID GETTING FENCED-IN BY TORONTO ZONING BYLAWS

    Are you looking to have a commercial or industrial fence installed on your property? Before you make a run to the local hardware store or browse a directory for fence contractors in Toronto, it is important to understand the strict local city regulations that exist for fencing around business properties.


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  • 05/09/2016 0 Comments
    IS YOUR CONSTRUCTION SITE SECURE IN THE GREATER TORONTO AREA?

    If you’re supervising a construction site, security fencing may not rank on your list of priorities. However, a secure site is almost certainly more important than you realize. When you add up the value of your vehicles, tools and supplies, the sum is substantial. Protecting your site from felons and from causing danger to surrounding populations is a must in safeguarding your investment. At City Fence, we offer options for construction site fence rentals in Toronto and will assist with the full installation and maintenance of the fence.


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  • 04/26/2016 0 Comments
    REPAIR OR REPLACE? HOW TO PROPERLY ASSESS THE CONDITION OF YOUR PROPERTY’S FENCE

    If you have a fence on your commercial or industrial property, it is likely that at some point you have wondered – should I repair or replace my fence? Unfortunately, the answer is not always a “yes” or “no” and instead depends on a few factors. While fence repair in Mississauga is most definitely cheaper than a full out replacement, you must first consider how significant the repair work would be and whether it would still work out to less than replacement cost over the long-term.


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  • 04/08/2016 0 Comments
    WHAT EVERY PROPERTY MANAGER SHOULD CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING TO INSTALL A FENCE

    Property management can be very rewarding, but it is not without its challenges. Whether you manage just one commercial property or large list of properties across Toronto, you will always be on the lookout for potential issues. Safety and security are two of the most important components of a successful property. If you are thinking about installing commercial fencing, be sure to take the time to choose a company that will do it right the first time. By researching fencing companies in Toronto, you will be able to make an informed decision that will not only save you money but also protects the safety and well-being of your tenants.


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  • 03/22/2016 0 Comments
    PREPARING YOUR BUSINESS PROPERTY FOR THE SPRING

    As the warmer weather slowly starts to return, melting snow and chirping birds are usually the first signs of spring. It can be an exciting time as the world turns green again, and it can also provide business owners with the opportunity to refresh their property. If you are a business owner in Toronto, it’s important to prepare your commercial property for changing temperatures. Doing so may also help to entice new customers to visit and request your services.


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  • 03/07/2016 0 Comments
    WROUGHT IRON FENCES FOR COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL BUSINESSES IN TORONTO

    A fence is an extension of your property, and whether your space is commercial or industrial, choosing the right fence is important for protecting your business and maintaining the safety of those within it.


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  • 02/19/2016 0 Comments
    MAKING YOUR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY MORE VALUABLE

    As a business owner, considering the value of your enterprise extends from revenue all the way to the physical property of your operation. Taking small steps toward a more secure and aesthetic property can offer you long-term rewards. You will not only make your business look more appealing to customers, but also make it a more profitable investment in the market. If you are looking for ways to improve the commercial value of your property, City Fence can help with commercial fencing in Toronto and surrounding areas.


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  • 02/17/2016 0 Comments
    DIY AT YOUR OWN RISK: COMMON FENCE INSTALLATION MISTAKES

    For some business owners, choosing to install a fence on their own seems like the easiest and most cost effective method to protect their property. However, like many construction jobs, there is a lot more to fencing commercial and industrial properties than meets the eye. While it can be tempting to try to install a fence on your, it is important to consult experts for proper installation and to ensure it meets local zoning codes and bylaws. It can be disheartening and expensive to tear down a DIY project once you have completed it, so avoid the risk by calling a fence contractor in Toronto to install or repair your company’s fence.


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  • 01/22/2016 0 Comments
    RENTING A FENCE FOR INDUSTRIAL DANGER & EMERGENCIES

    Understanding the fencing market starts with knowing when to install a custom fence, and when to rent one instead. There are many pros and cons associated with each choice, so it is important to know your options and do research before committing. If you are working on-site at a dangerous job, it may be helpful to request a construction fence rental in Toronto to protect both your site and the public from harm.


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  • 01/07/2016 0 Comments
    HOW TO PREPARE YOUR FENCE FOR THE WINTER

    Many business owners do not think about how the fences on their commercial or industrial properties may be affected by the cold and snow during the winter. If you operate a business in Toronto or Mississauga, fencing may be your last thought, however it’s important to take the necessary steps to prepare your property for the winter and maintain its appearance and ability to provide security all year long.


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  • 12/16/2015 0 Comments
    DECORATING YOUR CHAIN LINK FENCE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

    Your chain link fence defines your business’s property line, but during the holidays you can also add some holiday cheer, as well as colour, to the otherwise drab silver surface. Whether you want a quick decoration or you are looking for something more elaborate, that blank silver canvas is perfect for turning your property into a festive wonderland.


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  • 12/07/2015 0 Comments
    ADVANTAGES OF HIRING A PROFESSIONAL FENCING COMPANY

    As a business owner, you have many things to worry about, and the security of your property and staff is often at the top of this list. Rather than trying to install a fence on your own on, consider hiring a professional company for a fence installation in Toronto. Commercial and industrial fences have numerous benefits, but only if they are installed professionally and properly.


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  • 11/25/2015 0 Comments
    IS IT TIME TO REPAIR OR REPLACE YOUR CHAIN LINK FENCE?

    Chain link fences are extremely durable and your average commercial fencing in Toronto should last at least 20 years. However, it is important to know the signs it is time to replace your fence and not solely base it on age. If you recognize the signs, you can replace your fence and reinforce the perimeter without having to worry about going a few days or weeks with a broken fence later on.


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  • 11/11/2015 0 Comments
    PROTECTING YOUR BUSINESS FROM THEFT & VANDALISM IN TORONTO

    It is hard enough to run a business without having to worry about theft or vandalism. All industrial and commercial properties are at risk for burglary, so company owners should provide a safe space not only for employees and clients, but also for the safety of company information and valuables.


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  • 04/14/2015 0 Comments
    CHOOSING THE RIGHT FENCE FOR YOUR BUSINESS

    The fencing around your place of business is a big part of your buildings initial impression on passersby. Whether you want your business to appear as an impenetrable fortress or an inviting boutique, your fence can help shape the image of the property.


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  • 04/14/2015 0 Comments
    THREE THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE INSTALLING A FENCE

    If you own a business, you want that business to be attractive to potential customers and secure for existing customers. You chose your building and your business practices with that in mind, so you should choose your fencing the same way.


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  • 04/14/2015 0 Comments
    THE IMPORTANCE OF HIGH-QUALITY FENCING

    If your place of business does not have a quality fence, you might as well lay out the welcome sign for thieves, vandals, and other threats to security.


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  • 05/23/2014 0 Comments
    FINDING A FENCE TO MATCH YOUR LANDSCAPE

    Many home and business owners avoid getting fences because they don’t think a big bulky fence will fit with their landscapes. While fences are supposed to add privacy and security, they can actually go hand in hand with your landscape to create a great overall picture. Here’s how.


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