Fences serve a wide variety of roles. They can be used for privacy, keeping little kids and pets from leaving your yard, and just make your home look more appealing. The selection of materials you could use for your fence can be a bit overwhelming. There are fences made out of wrought-iron, aluminum, and PVC, and many more. The most traditional material for building a fence is wood. The question for now though is whether or not it’s the best option. Before getting wooden fencing, consider the pros and cons that come with it. (more…)
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This spring has brought a huge amount of rainfall to the East Coast, and if the summer is filled with the usual brutal heat, your wooden fencing might need some serious maintenance. Summers in the Mid-Atlantic can consist of at least a few major heatwaves and high levels of humidity are guaranteed almost daily. Many aspects of your home need some extra care and attention during the heat of the summer months, and your wooden fence is no different. These easy maintenance tips will keep your wooden fencing looking fresh all summer long. (more…)
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. (more…)
It looks like our first big snowstorm of the winter is headed our way. Significant snowfall brings plenty of concern and chaos to the mid-Atlantic, but your fence doesn’t have to be on the receiving end of any of that chaos. As long as you keep proper fence maintenance in mind, winter fence damage will be safely on the list of things you don’t have to worry about this weekend as the blanket of snow drifts down. Once you’re all stocked up on toilet paper and milk, take a minute to read our tips to prevent any winter fence damage. (more…)
When the concept of a fence began almost 400 years ago, the list of materials to use was limited. While a wood fence has been used to protect and highlight a home and property, the style has evolved to meet the needs of the homeowner. Today, homeowners can choose from several different styles of wood fence to create the perfect look for their homes.
One of the most popular fencing materials both today and it the past is wood. A wooden fence is known to bring plenty of security and appeal to your home while being easy to maintain and even easier to afford. However, when you mention a wooden fence to some, not everyone has the same vision. A wood fence can come in several different styles, so it is important to determine which style is best for your home.
Wood fencing is a great way to add security and privacy to your yard while enhancing the overall look of your home. After taking the time and money to install a wood fence, you want your fence to last you a long time. There are steps that can be taken to help your wood fence last longer, saving you money and keeping your home looking at its best.
- Keep the tops of your fence at an angle. This will prevent pooling water and will stop rotting.
- Make repairs whenever needed to your fence.
- Keep debris that will eventually decompose away from your fence. You can also avoid plants and bushes from growing near the fence to prevent damage.
- Have sufficient draining systems in place around your fence to prevent water damage from standing water.
- Stain your fence every 3-5 years to help preserve and protect your wood fence.
- Clean your fence with a quick spray of the hose to remove light dirt.
At Hercules Fence, we specialize in the care and installation of quality wood fencing. For over 50 years and with 6 convenient locations, Hercules Fence has been a trusted name in the fencing industry. We have worked to develop our buying capabilities in order to provide our customers with quality materials at a price they can afford. Our custom wood fencing options are sure to please any residential home owner and will complement any landscape. Our sales team will work with you to determine if your wood fence is needed for privacy, security, decoration, or a combination of the three.
Since 1955, Hercules Fence has served the areas of:
- North Carolina
- Newport New
We have been involved with projects that range from government buildings to airports. Our fences can be found at The National Zoo, NASA, Harbor Park Baseball Stadium, and BWI Airport, to name a few.
To get started with your new wooden fence, or if you have any questions on how to care for your wooden fence, call Hercules Fence at (800)-883-3623 or click here. Follow us on Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook today.
Are you in the market for a commercial fence? Before making a purchase you should get familiar with the fence types available. Hercules Fence is here to provide you information on the most popular fence types for commercial properties.
It is best to select a particular fence type based on your functional needs and the security level of expectations.
Here are the best fence types for commercial properties and when you should use it:
1. Wood fencing. A wood fence is a traditional privacy fence. Hercules fence can tailor a wood fence for your commercial business to enhance aesthetic appeal. Wood fencing comes in pine and
cedar. Hercules Fence will treat your wood to protect your fence from weathering and rotting. We are dedicated to providing our clients low maintenance fencing that will last without sacrificing appeal.
2. Aluminum fencing. Anytime you’re searching for a long lasting and very durable fence, you cannot go wrong with an aluminum fence. It’s an excellent security feature and the fence provides great visibility.
3. Chain Link Fencing. This fence is perfect for property owners looking to precisely designate property lines. It can also serve as a safety fence for children or pets.
4. Vinyl Fencing. Vinyl is a perfect fence solution for property owners with a need to keep cleaning and maintenance to a minimum.
Have a look at our commercial fence photo gallery to see what we can do for you. Hercules Fence can create sophisticated security fence systems for large and small commercial properties.
You can count on Hercules Fence as your commercial fence contractor. We are ready to make your property safer and more secure by customizing your fence enclosure. With us you’ll never have to sacrifice the quality of fence material or the look/ feel of your fence. Hercules Fence is able to guarantee a superior fence for you because we tailor commercial fences to meet boundary and aesthetic needs of each and every client.
Contact Hercules Fence by calling (800) TU FENCE or click here today!
Hercules Fence offers commercial fences, residential fences, custom iron fencing, GSA Schedule and offices in Baltimore, Maryland, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Newport News, Northern Virginia, Raleigh, North Carolina, and Washington DC.
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Are you designing a dog friendly garden this spring? If yes, Hercules Fence and No Fault are here to help you design an attractive and safe garden for you and your pet.
This article will provide you an overview of the best garden fences around to help you design that perfect dog friendly garden.
When designing a dog friendly garden, you need to acknowledge that you do not have to sacrifice the beauty of your garden to create a landscape that is dog friendly.
The dog friendly garden should be comfortable and safe for you, your dog and your plants.
To meet all your needs, you must immediately address the needs of your dog.
Most dogs will run around a garden and trample on your flowers if you allow it.
By creating a dogscape, you will have no need to worry about your dog injuring his or her self nor will you have to worry about your plants being destroyed.
What should be included in a dog friendly garden?
Here are just a few of our dog friendly garden recommendations:
- Flagstones to create a gentle hardscape for the dog to walk and run upon.
- Mulch to create good bedding for your dog.
- Raised beds made of decorative stone, wood fencing or decorative brick.
- Container gardens
- A dog run for plenty of exercise that does not interfere with your garden.
Hercules Fence’s partner No Fault can provide excellent surface areas for your dog throughout the garden.
As for fencing, Hercules Fence can handle all your needs. Dog friendly fencing should is a solid fence. It should be at least 4ft high to 6ft high.
The dog fence should have no large wedges between boards to prevent your dog from trampling your hard work.
Here are great dog-friendly fences:
- Custom Wood Fencing. Here at Hercules Fence our custom wood fencing will provide your dog friendly garden a natural and rustic look to perfectly complement your home landscape. Custom wood fences can be privacy fences, semi-privacy, or decorative fences. Hercules Fence is here to accommodate your wood fencing needs.
- Ornamental Aluminum Fencing. Hercules Fence is one of the top dealers in the United States for Aluminum Fencing. The custom-made aluminum fences from Hercules Fence will accommodate any garden style and beautify your landscape without limiting the picturesque view of your garden. Our ornamental aluminum fencing comes in black, white, bronze and hunter green.
If you have any questions or need fence installments and construction services, contact Hercules Fence by calling (800) TU FENCE or click here today!
Hercules Fence offers commercial fences, residential fences, custom iron fencing, GSA Schedule and . Offices in Baltimore, Maryland, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Newport News, Northern Virginia, Raleigh, North Carolina, and Washington DC.
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