Archive for November, 2015

Is a Glass Railing Deck Right for My Maryland Home?

Saturday, November 21st, 2015
glass railing

Glass railing keeps the view

For those unfamiliar with the term, glass railing can be thought of as basically being like a glass fence or barrier.

So, if your deck looks out upon a spectacular expansive view, or let’s say a beautiful wooded landscape, it doesn’t take much thought to appreciate the appeal of installing clear, see-through, protective glass railing.

Besides the obvious aesthetic appeal, glass railing also offers other advantages. (more…)

The 2015 Associated Builders and Contractors Awards

Sunday, November 15th, 2015
ABC's Awards

The Associated Builders and Contractors awarded the specialty iron work award to Hercules Fence and Hercules Custom Iron.

The Metro Washington and Virginia Chapters of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC’s) recently awarded their 34th annual Excellence in Construction Awards. These awards are given in recognition of the outstanding projects built in the Washington area. Awards were given for projects like painting, masonry, restaurant interiors, historical renovations, landscaping, and even retail spaces. Along with several other awards, one award was given for specialty iron work in the District. This award was given to Hercules Fence and Hercules Custom Iron for outstanding iron work on the Cathedral Commons project. (more…)

Protecting Your Commercial Property

Monday, November 9th, 2015
Protecting your commercial property

Adding an iron fence to your commercial property is just one way of adding security to your business.

Protecting your commercial property should always be on your mind when running a business. From the locks on your doors to the passwords on your computers, there should be ways you protect your business every day. Let’s take a look at some ways you can protect your business from the inside out. (more…)

Selling Your Home with a Custom Iron Fence

Monday, November 2nd, 2015
Curb appeal with Custom Iron Fence

Curb appeal can help to sell your residential home.

The outside of your home is one of the first things a buyer sees when visiting your home. There is nothing more important than giving your home curb appeal when trying to attract these buyers. So before putting your home on the market, let’s take a look at how you can spruce up your curb appeal! (more…)