How Ornamental Fences Increase Home Value

February 14th, 2020
How Ornamental Fences Increase Home Value

Increase your home value with a lovely ornamental fence this year!

There are a number of reasons that homeowners may install a fence on their property. Fences are a great way to increase safety, security, and privacy around your home and lawn. But have you considered how fencing may positively impact your home’s curb appeal? An ornamental fence can be a great way to add to your home’s aesthetic appeal and even increase the value for potential future home buyers. A tastefully designed, functional fence creates a cohesive design across your home and landscaping while also providing a boost to your home’s price tag. Here are some ways custom ornamental fences increase home value. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Get a Custom Iron Fence?

February 7th, 2020
Why Get a Custom Iron Fence?

A wrought iron fence just may not be right for everyone. Let’s take a look at why you may want a custom iron fence today!

Sometimes our customers end up asking us: “why does it matter whether or not my iron fence is custom-made or not?” Break the mold and do something different! If you’re anything like us, you don’t think that every fence out there ought to look the same. Cookie-cutter fencing is boring, and for anyone who wants something different, custom construction is the way to go. A wrought iron fence just may not be right for everyone. Let’s take a look at why you may want a custom iron fence today! Read the rest of this entry »

Choosing a Pool Fence

January 30th, 2020
Choosing a Pool Fence

Picking a pool fence means you are prioritizing safety.

It’s almost too obvious — the stronger your pool fence, the safer your entire family will be. In fact, a very weak pool fence can be hazardous to everyone in your home. As a result, choosing the perfect fence to surround your pool can be overwhelming. Where to begin? Here is a useful guide that’ll help ensure you get the right fence for your pool area and keep your entire family safe and enjoy the outdoors in peace. Read the rest of this entry »

The Parts of a Wrought Iron Fence

January 24th, 2020
The Parts of a Wrought Iron Fence

Here’s a helpful guide to the various parts of your beautiful wrought iron fence.

Whether you’re considering having a wrought iron fence installed on your property or you’re maintaining an existing iron fence, you’ve probably run into fence components such as spires, posts, rails, and pickets. It’s a good idea to become familiar with these wrought iron fence components if you plan to install new fencing, repair existing fencing, or even keep your new wrought iron fencing well-maintained for years to come. Here are some of the ins and outs of your fencing to help you become familiar with all the most important parts of a wrought iron fence. Read the rest of this entry »

Benefits of Residential Aluminum Fences

January 17th, 2020
Benefits of Residential Aluminum Fences

Aluminum fences are an attractive option to homeowners for several reasons. Learn more here.

When it comes time to build or replace the fence for your yard, you might find you’re overwhelmed by the options. If you’re replacing a fence, it’s tempting to replace it with the same material you already had. When you’re building new, you’re starting with a blank slate. However, you still might find yourself leaning towards the classics like wood and wrought iron. There is another choice that keeps increasing in popularity because of its many benefits: aluminum fences. Read the rest of this entry »

Designing Dog-Friendly Metal Fences

January 11th, 2020
Designing Dog-Friendly Metal Fences

Design a metal fence with your furry friend’s safety in mind! Read more for our tips.

Homeowners install fences for several reasons, but mostly to protect their property, children, and furry friends. Our dogs are our family’s best friend, so it’s important that they are taken care of throughout the years. One of the best ways to protect your pet is to install a custom metal fence around the perimeter of your property. With a custom fence, you can relax, knowing that your pets are safe from traffic and other elements. Learn more about designing dog-friendly metal fences! Read the rest of this entry »

Installing Railing onto Different Surfaces

January 3rd, 2020
Installing Railing onto Different Surfaces

For crafting your custom railings and installing them, call Hercules Custom Iron!

Hercules Custom Iron is proud to offer a wide range of railing options for our customers, whether you’re planning a residential or commercial project! Our team of experienced professionals can create metal handrails for various needs with a focus on specialty railing, including guardrails and retaining wall rail. Installing railing onto different surfaces is no simple task, but our team has the expertise required to complete the job efficiently and professionally. Learn more about installing railing onto different surfaces with tips from Hercules Custom Iron Read the rest of this entry »

The Difference Between Steel and Wrought Iron Fencing

December 20th, 2019
The Difference Between Steel and Wrought Iron Fencing

More importantly, which would be the better pick for your fence: steel or wrought iron?

Metal fencing and gates are lovely additions to any property. Whether to accent your hardscape design or to serve functional security purposes, installing a metal fence is an excellent investment to your home or business property. Often, the hardest part of the process is choosing between steel or wrought iron fencing. How do these metals differ from each other, and how will that impact the construction of your fence? Let’s examine the characteristics of steel and wrought iron fencing to see which of these two metal materials is ideal for your property. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Pros and Cons of Residential Glass Fences

December 13th, 2019
5 Pros and Cons of Residential Glass Fences

Glass fences might be right for some, but not so ideal for others. Here are some benefits and drawbacks of glass fencing and rails.

Looking for a design element that makes your home feel unique, while also adding some elegance and even a bit of utility at the same time? Glass fences are an interesting option that some homeowners are deciding to incorporate in their home designs. If you have a landscape that you’re proud of, or if you want to close a pool off in a way that isn’t too obtrusive, this may be the right route for you as well. Glass fences, great may they be, aren’t for everyone—but if you’re considering installing them for your home, read on to find out some benefits and drawbacks.  Read the rest of this entry »

Maintaining Your Metal Gate

December 4th, 2019
Maintaining Your Metal Gate

Here are some easy but crucial steps to keep your metal gate looking perfect!

When it’s time to replace your gate, a metal gate is an excellent investment is the safety and security of your property. Metal gates are sturdy, and they will stand the test of time if they’re correctly maintained. But what do you need to do to maintain your metal gate? While they do take a little time and effort, making sure these tasks are on your to-do list will ensure that your metal gate lasts. Read the rest of this entry »