Posts Tagged ‘aluminum’

Cleaning Tips for Aluminum Railings

Friday, July 14th, 2017
Cleaning Tips for Aluminum Railings

Keeping your aluminum railings in great shape can be a little overwhelming if you aren’t quite sure where to start.

Keeping your aluminum railings in great shape can be a little overwhelming if you aren’t quite sure where to start. Luckily, aluminum railings are very easy to maintain with a little bit of work every so often. Here are our best tips for cleaning aluminum railings at your property. (more…)

Benefits of Powder Coating Fences

Friday, October 9th, 2015
Benefits of Powder Coating

Having an iron fence with powder coating has plenty of benefits!

Aluminum fencing looks uniform, attractive, and sturdy in any setting. It is a popular choice for many homeowners. Powder coating on these types of fences has become the norm. There are endless textures, finishes, and colors. The advantages of choosing to have the powder coating process applied to your fence are plenty. (more…)

Benefits of Aluminum Deck Railing

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
aluminum deck railing

Aluminum railings keep your deck looking classy, and stay beautiful.

With so many choices out there, homeowners may not be aware of the many benefits of aluminum deck railing. There are plenty of railing alternatives to aluminum, and each alternative comes with its own pros and cons. Many homeowners are finding out, however, that aluminum deck railing checks more than a few boxes on their checklists. What are some of the advantages when selecting aluminum for your deck railing? (more…)

Aluminum Fencing and Railings from Hercules Custom Iron

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Here’s an illuminating fact. Hercules Custom Iron has a full building dedicated to aluminum fabrication. In addition to our full service iron shop, we fabricate aluminum for a variety of fence and railing applications. Our facility is state of the art and our powder coating process allows us to customize the finish of your aluminum fencing in different colors and styles. You won’t find aluminum fencing like this anywhere else. It’s made on site and customized to your liking.

aluminum fencing


We offer balcony rails, louvered panels, wire mesh screening, trellises, as well as any other specialty aluminum fencing product. Because our aluminum is manufactured in our own facility, we can tailor it specifically to your needs, giving you exactly what you want.

Aluminum fencing offers many advantages including very low maintenance compared to other types of fencing. Aluminum won’t rust, splinter, and doesn’t need to be painted annually. Our aluminum meets or exceeds IBC 2006, BOCA, and FHA building codes. And with professional installation, engineering, and custom designs, our aluminum fencing is simply unparalleled.


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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