People considering various perimeter security solutions to bolster security around their homes and work premises often ask: Are anti climb spikes legal? The answer to this question is: yes they are – but you need to use them in accordance with the law.

Can you put spikes on top of your fence?

But the same law also says that duty has been discharged if you’ve warned people that the hazard exists, and that they can see it. Therefore, anti climb spikes on top of the wall are allowed, so long as you’ve added a notice saying something like: ‘Caution: danger of injury from fence spikes’.

What can I put on my fence to keep cats out?

How to Keep Cats off Your Fence

  • Essential Oils. Citrus essential oils are natural cat deterrents. …
  • Fence Toppers. Depending on the type of fence you have, you could use a fence topper to keep cats off your fence. …
  • Motion Activated Sprinklers. …
  • Aluminum Foil. …
  • Other Ways to Deter Cats from Your Yard.

How do I stop my intruders from jumping the fence?

High side and rear boundaries with trellis and spiky defensive planting; keep hedges, walls and fences around your back garden high (over 1.8 metres). Add lightweight trellis to gates and fences and plant some prickly plants to make it harder for burglars to climb over.

Are anti climb spikes legal in Australia?

Yes, in many instances you can but it will depend on local regulations. Your fence will need to be at least 2 metres high and under the Security Industry Act 1997 your installer will require a licence to install spikes.

Can I put carpet gripper on my fence?

Don’t use carpet gripper on your fence as it’s not designed for such use and would not stop a burglar climbing your fence (they simply put a coat over the top of it).

Can I put razor wire on my fence UK?

Installation. When installed correctly razor wire is perfectly legal here in the UK, It is advised that razor wire is installed correctly over 1.8 metres in height (6ft) with appropriate signage.

Do spikes on fences stop cats?

A fence specifically designed to keep cats out of your garden can be purchased either online or in your local garden centre. If a cat fence isn’t available, then spikes and chicken wire can be used to turn an otherwise ordinary fence into a cat repellent.

How do I keep animals from walking on my fence?

Double-sided sticky tape is an easy method for deterring a cat from walking on a fence. Cats do not like anything that sticks to their paws or fur and therefore will avoid the area at all costs. This method works best on plastic or metal fences as the tape may not adhere well to wood fences.

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