Boarding and Hoarding Services

In response to the Coro­n­avirus (COVID-19) out­break we are able to sup­port clients where there is a require­ment to restrict access to com­mer­cial or domes­tic premises. 

Our trained Engi­neers use their exten­sive car­pen­try skills and knowl­edge of board­ing on an emer­gency basis, to cre­ate non-intru­sive and non-destruc­tive mea­sures to pro­tect prop­er­ties. These mea­sures act as both vis­i­ble and phys­i­cal deter­rents and are fit­ted by DBS checked Engineers.

Our hoard­ing ser­vices are suit­able for areas where tra­di­tion­al board­ing can­not be utilised, for exam­ple where glaz­ing is flush or extrudes from the build­ing perime­ter, or where board­ing would prove an insuf­fi­cient deter­rent to entry. 

Addi­tion­al ben­e­fits include:

  • Cost-effec­tive method of secur­ing a prop­er­ty (in rela­tion to manned guard­ing and oth­er alternatives)
  • Can be com­bined with tem­po­rary doors if infre­quent access still required to a building
  • Help­ful to pro­tect large areas of glass from being smashed alle­vi­at­ing both a poten­tial secu­ri­ty and safe­ty risk
  • Free quo­ta­tion and no need for a site survey

Our ser­vices can be com­bined to include dis­in­fec­tion of the prop­er­ty or a look see ser­vice to check on the integri­ty of the build­ing on a reg­u­lar basis after fit­ting of the board­ing and hoard­ing. Click here for more information 

Engineer Fitting Board
Extensive Boarding Example


Will this dam­age the fab­ric of the build­ing or the glazing?

No – we utilise car­pen­try tech­niques such as wedg­ing and brac­ing to ensure that we do not need to screw into the fab­ric of the building.

How long does it take?

The time required is depen­dent on the size of the area requir­ing boarding/​hoarding and the com­plex­i­ty of the solu­tion required. Fit­ting is often com­plet­ed with­in a work­ing day.

How expen­sive is this service?

Board­ing and hoard­ing solu­tion costs dif­fer sig­nif­i­cant­ly based on the size and com­plex­i­ty of the fit­ting required how­ev­er these remain cheap­er than a num­ber of oth­er secu­ri­ty methods.

Do I need some­one on site when installing?

No, there is no need for any­one to be on site if no access to the build­ing is required. If any boarding/​hoarding solu­tions involve tem­po­rary access, we can arrange for keys to be post­ed to a key hold­er or, for a key col­lec­tion ser­vice to be made available.

What mate­ri­als do you use?

We utilise OSB boards for our solu­tions these are high qual­i­ty engi­neered tim­ber pan­els suit­able for out­door usage that con­tain no knots or voids. Oth­er tim­ber used includes CLS (Cana­di­an Lum­ber Stan­dard) for cre­at­ing frames and braces along­side secu­ri­ty screws (requires spe­cial­ist screwdriver/​tool to remove).

For more infor­ma­tion regard­ing any of our tra­di­tion­al or addi­tion­al ser­vices please con­tact us on: 0345 145 0130 or alter­na­tive­ly by email at enquiries@​evander.​com