Most of people love spending a peaceful time while inside balconies. But, it is also a well-known fact that we would need balcony security. At that point, you can install a safety netting. These ideas are security-oriented just like balcony cat fencing ideas. Naturally, its decoration purpose comes second. Today, I am going to mention safety netting ideas. Then, I will share how to install a safety net inside your balcony.
To begin with external factors, for example, if your balcony has an open area, uninvited guests, such as pigeons, bats may enter. Even if they don’t enter inside, they will probably leave their feces and feathers. I think that will be an ordeal. Because you will have to clean your balcony again and again. Provided that you install a safety net inside your balcony, you prevent happening such weird situations to a certain extent.
As another example, insects and flies which are smaller than the mesh could enter your balcony. However, if you spray chemicals like fly-repellent onto the net, that will be a solution. Besides you can apply some protective sprays, for instance, UV-proof, waterproof, and so on. Apart from that, the net materials are generally polypropylene, polyester, monofilament, and such elastic wires.
Some Important Points
I have just mentioned some external factors. Nonetheless, it is not enough to give some clues on balcony nets. So then what is the contribution of safety netting for your balcony? They provide fall protection to your children and pets in the first place. For that reason, your children securely play games. Besides, your pets, for example, cat, dog, a parrot can go out of their kennel or cage. Therefore, a question mark never happens in your mind.
These nets are sold per meters or kilos in the stores. I recommend you to measure the dimensions of the balcony. Also, you should be sure that the safety nets how much quality and resistance to external and internal exposures. Another significant point is some of these nets don’t disturb your sight while you look at the landscape of the city at the balcony. Overall, you had better considering several multifaceted of it before buying it.
DIY Balcony Safety Netting
pencil, drill machine, scissors, screwdriver, measuring tape
anchor strips, a net (recommended polypropylene), mountings, harpoons
1. As noted above, measure the open area that is to be installed.
2. Perforate the anchor strip with the drill machine.
3. Mark out the exact position of your perforations with the pencil.
4. Pin the anchor strip with the screwdriver.
5. Make the same thing on both sides and the upper area.
6. Mount the net.
7. If the material remains after having been mounted, cut it with scissors
8. Adjust the harpoons in a way that the net stands decent.