Archive for the ‘Gates’ Category

Consider the Width of Your Driveway Gate

Friday, July 21st, 2017
Consider the Width of Your Driveway Gate

There is a lot to account for when considering the width of your driveway gate.

There is a lot to account for when considering the width of your driveway gate. The standard driveway width for American homes ranges from 9 feet to 24 feet. The width of your driveway will vary based on whether you want a single car driveway or double car driveway. In addition, the width may change to accommodate parking or a turnaround. Double car driveways can be between 20 and 24 feet wide. A driveway that is 20 feet wide  provides enough space for two cars to pass, but not quite enough room for parking side-by-side and opening doors. If you need space for parking two cars, consider making your driveway 24 feet wide. (more…)

Why You Should Consider Residential Driveway Gates

Friday, May 26th, 2017
residential driveway gates

Residential driveway gates are one of the most popular and most useful add-ons for many homeowners.

When designing the perfect fence for your residential property, it can be difficult to sort through all of the add-ons available and choose the ones that are the best for you. Residential driveway gates are one of the most popular and most useful add-ons for many homeowners. Why should you consider adding a residential driveway gate to your fencing? (more…)

Rust Removal from Metal Railings, Gates, and Fences

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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In this blog we will focus on rust removal from metal railings, gates, and fences.

A few months ago, we discussed how to clean a rusted chain link fence. But what about rust removal from other types of fences? And how do you do it for metal railings, gates and fences? In this blog we will focus on rust removal from metal railings, gates, and fences. Read on to learn more about how to do this in several easy steps. (more…)

5 Factors to Consider When Buying Gates

Friday, February 10th, 2017
residential iron gates

What are five factors to consider when buying gates?

Gates can be a stylish addition to a home on top of their protective ability. They go with fences, often connecting separate pieces of fencing and allowing an elegant entry or exit. In this blog we’ll discuss how you find the right gate for you, and what to do next once you’ve found your ideal gates. (more…)

Keep Your Home & Family Safe With A Security Gate

Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Protect your property with a security gate!

Installing a security gate is one of the best ways to ensure the safety of your family and loved ones. Not only do these gates look great, but they are an effective deterrent against burglars and other trespassers who could potentially do you, your loved ones, or your possessions harm. Below are some of the important safety reasons to choose a security gate for your property. (more…)

Are Security Gates Truly Effective?

Friday, September 16th, 2016
security gate

Security gates can act as a psychological roadblock to trespassers.

Whether you are looking at fencing options for your commercial or residential property, you are probably sorting though many different options when it comes to colors, styles, and security add-ons. If you are considering moving to a gated community, the choice has already been made for you! Security gates are frequently used to set apart residential communities from the road and limit the possibility of solicitors, intrusions, or people that shouldn’t be there. Do they really do an effective job? (more…)

Types of Residential Iron Gates

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
residential iron gates

A double-doored swing gate can be a very attractive option.

A residential driveway gate adds value, style and security to your home. But when it comes to installing an automatic gate, you might at first be overwhelmed by all the options. Here’s a quick guide to help demystify some of the confusion and help you determine what’s the right iron gate type for your property.
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How Can Your Home Benefit From A Wrought Iron Gate?

Friday, April 29th, 2016
custom iron gate

Does your property need a custom iron gate?

Nothing evokes a timeless, strong, and durable aura quite like wrought iron. A fence or gate made of wrought iron adds an undeniable elegance to any business or home. A wrought iron gate is highly customizable and versatile and adds numerous benefits to any property. If you want to have a property which reflects your unique tastes and has a one of a kind look, this can be easily achieved with wrought iron. You can learn more about all of the wonderful benefits of the wrought iron gate below. (more…)

The Benefits of Gates

Monday, May 4th, 2015
custom iron gates

Custom iron gates are more than just aesthetically appealing.

A home with gates is the dream for many, but that isn’t just because they look nice. When you add a gate to your home, you’ll see more than a few benefits. Hercules Fence Custom Iron specializes in creating gates that are both beautiful and functional. Whether your goal is purely curb appeal, or your looking for the security benefits, we can help you. (more…)

Custom Iron Gates in Maryland

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Custom iron gates are a great addition to your Maryland home or business. As a custom iron manufacturer, gates give us the opportunity to really emphasize the custom aspect of our name. We can design your iron gate custom for you, down to intricate customized arches and scrolls and other fine metal working. Gate styles we offer include arched, aluminum, standard, flat top, and steel. So where will your new custom iron gate go?

  • At the bottom of the driveway. Custom iron gates give your driveway’s entrance and elegant look and provide an additional layer of security for your home.
  • In the garden. Gated gardens harken back to olden times when garden design was intricate and elaborate. Step back in time with a garden gate.
  • In front of your business’ walk up. If your office is located in an urban area, a custom iron gate works great as both a showpiece and a security feature.
  • In front of a high security complex. Custom iron gates aren’t all just for show. Combine the strength of iron with our many other security features for facility security that has both great form and function.

There are plenty of places your new custom iron gate can go, but the place it should come from? Hercules!

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Hercules Custom Iron is proud to be an affiliate of Hercules Fence. We have more than 70 years of industry experience and are committed to providing quality craftsmanship. Our custom designs are crafted by master fabricators to produce ornamental iron that offers both aesthetic appeal and structural reliability. Professional in-house installers take care to provide the highest quality service for every job they complete.

Our state-of-the art manufacturing and sand blasting facility is located just 60 miles north of Washington D.C. We also offer onsite, top of the line paint and powder coating. Our dedication has enabled Hercules Custom Iron to become a revolutionary company respected throughout the industry. We are proud to of our place as a leading manufacturer of custom iron work throughout, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area. We look forward to having you Contact Us to learn more about how we can help you with your next custom iron, specialty metal or aluminum project!

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