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It's an unfortunate fact of life; drivers lose control of their vehicles due to lack of attention, snow or ice, poor visibility and other factors. If your building is in a high-traffic area, you may wish to install a galvanized guard rail to protect your workers and the structure of the office or warehouse.
An Indoor/outdoor galavinized guard rail comes with pre-drilled mounting holes so you can sink optional anchor bolts into concrete. Some use a galvanized guard rail simply to direct traffic. If you are looking for an added layer of protection from vehicles, most likely you will need to mount the rail into the concrete for maximum effectiveness.
You will need a masonry bit to properly anchor the galvanized guard rail into the concrete using the optional anchoring. If you are installing your guard rail in a high-traffic area, you may wish to place illumination near the newly installed galvanized guard rail to make it plainly visible at night, especially to drivers who may not be used to your new rail set up.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|