How to Choose the Best Fence for Your Home

April 20th, 2018
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Here are some tips and advice that may help you figure out what the best fence for your yard will be.

As the beautiful spring weather finally settles in, and we slowly inch our way towards the summer, the time has finally come to enjoy the outdoors again. This including enjoying the wonders of your yard. However, you may find that your yard may be lacking the proper fencing it needs. Now that you know you are in need of a fence though, you must now ask yourself what kind of fence would be the best one for you. Well, here are some tips and advice that may help you figure out what the best fence for your yard will be. Read the rest of this entry »

Seal, Stain, or Paint: The Wooden Fence-Owner’s Dilemma

April 12th, 2018
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This comprehensive guide will help you make the right decision when it comes time to choose sealing, staining, or painting your fence.

Spring is here, and the sun is shining brightly down upon your home. The sun, while we welcome it after a long winter, can cause some damage to your wooden fence. There is a lot to know about owning a residential fence. If you want your fence to live a long life, you need to know how to maintain the wood your fence is made out of. You must decide between staining, sealing, or painting your fence. All of these will protect the wood, but there is a lot to know about each option. You know your home best, but you also know how much time and money you’re willing to spend on your fencing. This comprehensive guide will help you make the right decision when it comes time to choose sealing, staining, or painting your fence. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Choose the Best Security Fencing

April 6th, 2018
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When choosing commercial fencing, you’ll want to invest in a structure that checks every box for your security needs.

When you choose your security fencing, think about all the important people and things that the fence will protect. With that in mind, you’ll want to invest in a structure that checks every box for your security needs. Read on for some considerations you should remember when choosing the best security fencing. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Ways to Spruce Up Your Wooden Fence

March 30th, 2018
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If your wooden fence is in need of a spring 2018 makeover, here are some creative ways you can add some flair to your fence.

Now that the last of the snow is out of the way, spring weather is finally rolling around. Your mood is instantly improved when the days start getting warmer as well as longer, so why not translate that good mood into your outdoor space. If your wooden fence is in need of a spring 2018 makeover, here are some creative ways you can add some flair to your fence. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Update and Enhance an Old Fence

March 23rd, 2018
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Here’s how to update a wood fence that needs some improvements or full replacement.

The fence that surrounds your yard is a signature feature of your house’s appearance. A fence is the piece of your yard that frames the landscape as a whole and is easily one of the most noticeable components of your yard. A fence is a timeless featured look of a yard, however, the look of the fence is not so timeless. Fences are easily susceptible to damage, especially if made from a material such as wood which can easily be affected by the weather, moisture, and insects. If damaged, you may find that it is time to replace your old fence. Or perhaps you no longer like the style or the fence no longer provides you with what you need from a fence. Regardless, it is obviously time to get rid of that old fence and replace it with a newer and better fence. Here’s how to update a wood fence that needs some improvements or full replacement.

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Your Pool, Your Fence, and the Law

March 16th, 2018

Having a fence around your pool is more than a luxury. It’s also the law.

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It’s important to understand the state and county laws that protect you, your family, and everyone else that may find themselves in or around your pool area.

Laws in Maryland and Virginia differ from state to state. Within the states themselves, however, the county laws differ from county to county. It’s imperative that you’re absolutely sure of the requirements your state and county have in place for your pool fencing. A local fencing professional is the best person to contact when you have any questions or concerns regarding your pool fencing.

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How to Maintain Your Wooden Fence

March 9th, 2018
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Wooden fencing requires proper care and maintenance. If you own a wooden fence, take note on how to properly take care for and maintain it.

A wooden fence can be an amazing and outstanding piece to have for your property. Wood fences provide your home with a classic look that no other material is able to provide quite as well, and are practically made to impress family, neighbors, friends, and anyone that may pass by your home. However, like all good things, wood fencing requires the proper care and maintenance to keep going. If you own a wood fence, take note on how to properly take care and maintain it. Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Fence Trends For Your Spring Landscaping Project

March 6th, 2018
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No matter the architectural design of your home, there is a fence that will work for you. Here are the most popular trends to choose from when designing your fence in 2018.

Winter 2017 is almost over, and spring 2018 is well on its way.  Longer days and warm weather mean spending more time outside. If you’ve been wanting to fence your property or your pool, but haven’t known where to start or what the best design trend would be for your home, we have some ideas for you.  No matter the architectural design of your home, there is a fence that will work for you. Here are the most popular trends to choose from when designing your fence in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Hercules Fence Honored To Provide Support And Donations For Goochland Cares

February 20th, 2018
Hercules Fence was honored to donate temporary fencing and a wood dumpster to Goochland Cares.

Hercules Fence was honored to donate temporary fencing and a wood dumpster to Goochland Cares.

Hercules Fence was proud to team with Hourigan Construction to support Goochland Cares with the construction of their new facility. Our team offered a temporary fence and a small wood dumpster as donations. This facility will have a huge impact on Goochland Families in need and houses medical and dental offices, a food pantry, counseling for families in need, and also a shelter for abused women.

About Goochland Cares

Goochland Fellowship and Family Services was originally founded in 1952 by a small group of women who were committed to providing assistance to individuals and families that were in need but were not eligible for state or federal help. Even though the name has changed to Goochland Cares, the same mission started in 1952 continues today. They provide services and resources for individuals in immediate need of food, housing, health, safety and other basic needs.

Hercules Fence Donation

In 2016, a plan was developed to construct a new facility that would house all programs under one roof. In January 2018, construction was completed on the facility, and now services such as medical and dental offices, a food pantry, a clothes store, counseling for families in need, and a shelter for abused women can all be found at one location. Hercules Fence was honored to donate temporary fencing and a wood dumpster to Goochland Cares. To learn more about Goochland Cares please visit their website at http://goochlandcares.org.

Our team received a great surprise when we learned that the board approved and included Hercules Fence on their wall of donors, and were very honored with the gesture. Our Hercules Fence team is proud of the work they’ve completed, as their help will touch and change many lives in my community.

Call Hercules Fence

When you are ready for a residential or commercial fence that will meet the security and aesthetic needs of your family or business, trust the experts at Hercules Fence. For more information and to learn how we can meet your custom fencing needs, contact Hercules Fence online or give us a call at 800-395-9597. We will ensure your investment serves your family for years to come! For updates and to see projects we’re working on, visit us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, and Pinterest.

The Best Way to Apply Stain on a Fence

February 14th, 2018
Learn the best way to apply stain on your wood fence.

Learn the best way to apply stain on your wood fence.

Whether you choose semi-transparent, semi-solid, or another option, the quality of your wood stain all comes down to your application technique. Wooden residential fences often make a statement against the backdrop of your home and landscape. If you’re staining a new or old fence, follow this guide for applying stain to your residential fence. Read the rest of this entry »