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Protecting Calgary's Pedestrians with Security Fencing

Usually, when you talk about security fencing, you're talking about a fence that protects private property. But sometimes, the fence is designed to protect people instead. That was the case when we installed a high security fence at the Glenmore Interchange recently.

Ground Conditions and Fencing: What You Need to Know

When you’re thinking about installing a fence, you probably think about how tall you want it to be, what kind you like and how much you might need. But there are a lot of other things that go into a successful fence installation. One of those is ground conditions.

Here’s how what’s under the dirt matters, and how it might affect your fence.

The Ultimate Vinyl Fence Vs. Wood Fence Guide

If you’ve reached the Rite-Way Fencing website, it’s a good bet that you’re looking for information about fencing for your home or commercial property. If you’ve reached this page, you’re probably weighing the pros and cons of vinyl fence vs. wood fence.

The good news is, we’ve put together the ultimate guide to these two fence types, the benefits and drawbacks of each, costs related to materials and installation and more. So, you should find everything you need to know right here.

Securing the Elevator Pit at the Dorian Hotel

There are lots of reasons why people might need security fencing, but it's rare that we get a request that takes us into an elevator pit. However, that's exactly what happened in the under construction Dorian Hotel. Here's what they needed, and how Rite-Way Fencing delivered a security fencing solution.

Rite-Way Fencing First to Install New ClearVu Product

When you've been in the fence business as long as we have, you start to think that you've done it all. But the fence industry is always evolving, and from time to time, we get the opportunity to install a brand new product.

That was exactly the case when we recently installed the brand new ClearVu44 fence system by Cochrane. Here's what we did.

How Do We Make Ball Diamond Overhangs?

If you've ever seen a baseball backstop fence, you will have seen that they have a very long extension arm that angles towards the inside of the ball diamond. These overhangs are very effective at catching and stopping stray balls, but have you ever wondered how they're made? These are not an off the shelf item. So here's how we make them.

Security Upgrade: A Chain Link Retrofit

Chain link is still, hands down, the most popular fence type in Canada. It's relatively secure, it's relatively cost effective, and it is very easy to get. However, every once in a while, there is a place where a chain link fence just doesn't get the job done. That was the case for our Calgary client, who had a loading dock problem that chain link just couldn't solve. This is how we helped.