Installing a batting cage in your commercial site can be great for practicing your swing and enhancing your batting skills. However, it’s vital to consider some factors to ensure that your batting cage is sturdy, safe, and can withstand the elements.
Check with your local regulations to learn if any permits or HOA permissions are required for installing a batting cage on your commercial grounds. This is because some areas might limit the size or height of structures in commercial areas.
Maintenance & Safety
Like any other commercial structure, a batting cage requires maintenance to maintain its excellent condition. So, make sure to regularly inspect the netting for holes or tears and replace any damaged parts as needed. Also, keep the frame clean to prevent rust and corrosion.
Moreover, always prioritize safety when using a batting cage. It must be clear and free of obstacles. Remember to wear the appropriate safety gear like a helmet and batting gloves when using the cage. Avoid injury by following the proper swinging techniques and ensuring the net has 6″-12″ on the ground to confirm the ground balls will not enter through the cage.
Consider Your Budget
The cost of installing a commercial batting cage may differ depending on the materials and size you select. So, you must set a budget before beginning the project. Consider buying a pre-made batting cage kit to save time and money to achieve professional results. At Hercules Fence Northern Virginia, one of our most notable projects includes batting cages.
You should also consider the possible impact of weather conditions like wind and snow. If your commercial structure is located in an area with high winds, ensure to install your batting cage that is sheltered from the wind. You may consider adding support to the frame like sandbags to the base. In areas with heavy snowfall, the frame should be sturdy enough to manage the weight of snow and ice buildup.
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