Review: Rola spikes vs Electric fencing vs Barbwire
|Feature||Rola Spikes||Electric Fencing||Barbed Wire|
|Security||The most effective anti-climb wall solution available in the market proven by experts
||Easily tampered with and cut. Wire tapping a major problem. Too many false alarms.||Can be cut with pliers and use of blankets to cover it.|
Glass Fibre. Reinforced
Polyamide and Nylon.
Rust Proof Made to last over 10 years
|Requires constant maintenance on a yearly basis and new energizer every 2 years.||Rusts and bends easily. Depends on type of wire available.|
|Maintenance||Maintenance free depending on wall quality. Once off installation.
||High maintenance costs – energizers and other parts have to be replaced every 2 years||Little maintenance if installed properly and bolted to the wall.|
|Visibility||Spikes are neat but sharp! Goes nicely with vegetation.
||Effects the overall look of your property and gives the criminals an opportunity to tamper with it to check if it works.||Barbwire gives your property a prison look and gives an impression to buyers of high crime in the area.|
|Price||Almost equivalent to Electric fencing start up costs however much cheaper than electric fencing over 10 year period
||High maintenance costs over a 10 year period as well as start up costs. More expensive than Rola spikes in the long run||Expensive and ineffective – depreciates your property value and overall property look.|