The Importance of Fence Post Caps

June 15th, 2018
The Importance of Fence Post Caps

At the top of your fence, you will find fence post caps, which help fences serve your needs for years to come.

Your fencing probably plays a big role in how the exterior of your property functions – whether it’s adding security, privacy, or curb appeal it makes a difference in the way your experience life at home or the way your customers perceive the look and professionalism of your business. Each part of the fence is essential to its structure and integrity over the years. At the top of your fence, you will find fence post caps, which help fences serve your needs for years to come. Let’s learn more about the importance of fence post caps. Read the rest of this entry »

Use Gates to Protect Your Home This Summer

June 8th, 2018
Use Gates to Protect Your Home This Summer

You’ll have to consider the design of your new fence gates.

Summer is almost here, and it is the perfect time of year to get outside and start enjoying yourself. With warmer weather outside, there is also an increase in crime, so it is important that you protect not only your property but your friends and loved ones as well. If you already have a fence that surrounds part of all of your yard, you have most of the job done. You do not want an ugly barrier surrounding your home, but you also do not want to compromise on safety and security. One great way to enhance the protection around your home and property is to install a gate. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Ways Your Metal Fence Can Wear Down and How to Stop It from Happening

June 1st, 2018
5 Ways Your Metal Fence Can Wear Down and How to Stop It from Happening

Over time, you’ll see that your metal fence does require some regular maintenance to help maintain its strength and shine.

While metal fences are strong, dependable, and low maintenance, they are susceptible to some forms of wear and tear. Over time, you’ll see that your metal fence does require some regular maintenance to help maintain its strength and shine. Just like all materials that are constantly exposed to environmental elements, there are various types of wear that will affect the look and integrity of your metal fence. Here are a few conditions to look out for and how you can stop them from happening. Read the rest of this entry »

How Does An Aluminum Fence Compare with a Vinyl One?

May 25th, 2018
How Does An Aluminum Fence Compare with a Vinyl One?

The next time you need to install a new fence around your property, you might narrow down your choices to an aluminum fence and one made of vinyl.

The next time you need to install a new fence around your property, you might narrow down your choices to an aluminum fence and one made of vinyl. At the same time, you might be curious how the two stack up against each other. Here is how an aluminum fence compares with a vinyl fence. Read the rest of this entry »

How Tall Should Your Wrought Iron Fence Be?

May 18th, 2018
How Tall Should Your Wrought Iron Fence Be?

There are three main factors to consider when choosing your wrought iron fence height: function, environment, and style.

When you’re choosing the right wrought iron fence for your home, there are several factors you’ll want to consider. First of all, the perfect home fence will be both beautiful and functional, so it is essential to think about what you want out of your fence. As you begin working with professionals one of the biggest things to consider is how tall it should be. There are three main factors to consider when choosing your wrought iron fence height: function, environment, and style. Read the rest of this entry »

Using Ornamental Fences to Enhance Your Commercial Building

May 11th, 2018
Using Ornamental Fences to Enhance Your Commercial Building

Check out how using ornamental fences will enhance your commercial building.

Ornamental fences are as versatile as they are durable. You often see them surrounding lush landscapes and large estates, pools, townhouses, and apartment communities. Here is why you should think about installing ornamental fencing for your commercial building. All the benefits that they provide residential areas will give you the same advantages for your business. Check out how using ornamental fences will enhance your commercial building. Read the rest of this entry »

Tips for Cleaning Your Glass Railings

May 4th, 2018
Tips for Cleaning Your Glass Railings

When it comes to merging the ease and aesthetic for a glamorous, custom-built fence there are few things as stunning as glass railings.

When it comes to merging the ease and aesthetic for a glamorous, custom-built fence there are few things as stunning as glass railings. Luckily, glass railings are almost as easy to maintain as they are beautiful! If you’re thinking of installing a glass fence, or if you need tips on cleaning the one you have, Hercules Custom Iron has you covered. Follow our tips and you’ll have a sparkling crystal clear fence in no time. Read the rest of this entry »

Find the Right Pool Fence for Your Home

April 27th, 2018
Find the Right Pool Fence for Your Home

Whether you already have a pool in your backyard, or you are considering putting one in, you will need a pool fence.

Whether you already have a pool in your backyard, or you are considering putting one in, you will need a pool fence. There are many reasons to get a pool fence, however safety is the number one reason. Many states require a pool fence for safety and liability purposes. The Consumer Product and Safety Commission suggests that pool fences should be at least 48 inches high with self-closing, self-latching, child-resistant gates. Keep your children and pets from falling into your pool and potentially getting injured by purchasing and installing a pool fence.

Buying a pool fence can be a fun process. You do not need to settle for a run of the mill, ordinary fence. Let the experts from Hercules Fence and Custom Iron walk you through the entire process of buying a new pool fence. Since there are so many materials and styles to consider choosing, you are sure to find a pool fence that is as unique as you are. Read the rest of this entry »

Preventing Problems with Your Iron Gates in the Wind and Rain

April 20th, 2018
Preventing Problems with Your Iron Gates in the Wind and Rain

One thing you can’t avoid when it comes to maintaining your iron gates is the weather.

One thing you can’t avoid when it comes to maintaining your iron gates is the weather. Mother Nature is unpredictable, even with the best weather reports trying to read her mind. The best way to protect your metal fence and gates from the elements is to prepare it with sufficient preventative measures. Check out these tips for preventing problems that come from the wind and rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Repaint Your Wrought Iron Fence This Spring!

April 13th, 2018
Repaint Your Wrought Iron Fence This Spring!

If your wrought iron fence is in need of a paint job this spring, why not try to do it yourself?

If your wrought iron fence is in need of a paint job this spring, why not try to do it yourself? If you have the time and energy, cleaning up the fence and adding a new coat of paint is pretty straightforward. Wrought iron and metal fences are durable and long-lasting, but even they need some extra TLC every now and again. If you’re not a DIY enthusiast, the incredible team at Hercules Custom Iron can get the job done. Read the rest of this entry »