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Fire Escape Planning: Tips and Recommendations

Most people live their entire lives without facing any fire threat, which is why many take fire safety for granted. Unfortunately, a fire can break out without warning at any time so it’s always a good idea to be prepared and know what you need to do in the event of a disaster. At Boston Ironworks, we have built and maintained fire escapes in Massachusetts and are familiar with the safety requirements involved. Here are some tips and recommendations regarding what you should do in the event of a fire disaster:

Top Reasons to Consider Having Custom Spiral Staircases

Multi-storied properties need a staircase so people living there can move between floors easily. These staircases come in different sizes, shapes, designs, and colors. Most traditional staircases are straight and boxy, and usually don’t add much beauty to the interior or exterior appearance of the property.

Apartment Security Tips: Fabricated Gates and Doors

The safety and security concerns of apartment owners or renters are quite unique. They share the space with other renters and owners, and the building often has to deal with a large amount of foot traffic. All of this increases the likelihood of intrusion and burglary, which is why tenants or owners need to find ways to improve the property’s overall security. At Boston Ironworks, we encourage clients to consider fabricated doors and gates.

Handicap Railings Installation: Installing simple bars

People with disabilities, injuries, and limited mobility always struggle to scale stairs. They’re more likely to fall and sustain injuries, which is why it’s a good idea to install handicap railings. These railings will provide the necessary support and stability if individuals climbing the stairs trip or lose balance. Handicap railings installation isn’t that difficult and can be a quick weekend project. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend the steps mentioned below to install handicap railings:

Blacksmith Work: Types of Anvils

An anvil is one of the most important tools in a Boston blacksmith’s collection. It is a flat, uniquely-designed, heavy block of metal that provides blacksmith’s with a surface to work on their metal. The anvil also has some structural elements that help the blacksmith shape and form the metal according to their liking.

Fire Extinguishers Safety for a Successful Fire Inspection

All properties are required by law to conduct thorough fire safety inspections regularly and they need to pass this inspection in order to be deemed safe for occupation. These inspections determine whether the property has adequate protections in place to prevent fire and if they have easily-accessible solutions to help occupants in the event of the fire.

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