Choosing a White Fence: Vinyl, Picket, or Privacy

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Perhaps you’ve dreamed of a house with a white picket fence for years, and you’re ready to see that dream come to fruition. Maybe your HOA requires that any new fence installed must be white for uniformity purposes. There are many reasons for wanting a white fence, but even when it comes to white fences, you have options. White Vinyl … Read More

Add Historical Charm to Your Property With a Split Rail Fence

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Split rail fences are one of the oldest fence styles in the U.S. Since the days of the pioneers, property owners have done split rail fence installation to mark property boundaries and keep livestock corralled. When you have HoCo Fence install a split rail fence on your property, you automatically add historic charm to your property, as well as a … Read More

Metal Fence 101

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Maybe you just moved to a new house and needed a fence so your dog can safely play in the yard. Or maybe the old fence around the rose garden is ready to be replaced. Regardless of why you need a fence, when individuals begin researching types of fences for their home or business, they quickly realize they have many … Read More

Iron Gates for Your Maryland Home or Property

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Iron gates add a level of distinction that many Maryland homeowners and business owners appreciate. Iron gates have a long history of use in this country; long before the introduction of manmade materials like stainless steel and vinyl. As such, having an iron gate on your property can give your home or business an historic accent that you’ll appreciate every … Read More

Why You Should Consider a Privacy Fence

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Your property is your personal domain. It’s where you relax, enjoy time with your friends and family, and where you can pursue your hobbies and passions. Unfortunately, some neighborhoods don’t provide the kind of privacy where you can enjoy yourself without being on display. Here are some reasons why you should consider using HoCo Fence to install a privacy fence … Read More

A Handy Guide to Chain Link Fence Maintenance

chain link fence maintenance

One of the main reasons why chain link fences are so popular for industrial use is that they are relatively maintenance free and can last up to 50 years if properly cared for. While they don’t require staining or pressure washing, a chain link fence does require periodic cleaning with a few handy, household items. You’re probably asking yourself… What … Read More

Tips and Tricks to Beautifying your Backyard Vinyl Fence

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Whether you opt for a privacy paneled vinyl fence or the iconic white vinyl picket fence, sometimes you may find yourself looking at it and thinking, “It’s just so… white.” Sure, you can go to the expense of replacing the panels or pickets with another color of vinyl, but why when these simple fix-ups can beautify your backyard vinyl fence … Read More

Choosing Wood Fence Posts, Panels, Gates, and Pickets

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The iconic wood fence is one of the most inexpensive and secure ways to protect your home, business or property. However, choosing the fence that is right for you is fraught with decisions. Do I choose redwood or cedar? Pickets or panels? Which type of gate, stain, hardware and fence posts do I want? Rather than throw up your hands … Read More

A Brief History of Ornamental Fences in Maryland

An Ornamental Fence in Maryland

Maryland has provided the sometimes tumultuous setting for the evolution of modern America. As a union state that still used slaves to farm extensive tobacco crops, Maryland became the embittered battlefield where brother fought against brother during the Civil War. During a failed attempt by the British to take Baltimore in 1814, Francis Scott Key wrote the words to the … Read More