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Indoor Staircases – Appealing and Functional

on January 16, 2016
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Staircases are one of the most essential, but often ignored part of your home. After all, they’re used to move from one floor to another. Without them, you don’t be able access the upper floors of your home. Most staircases are very bland and boring in design. They’re easily forgettable and don’t add much to the overall look and feel of your home.

However, it doesn’t have to be so. Custom spiral staircases in Boston can add a whole new element of design to your home. At Boston Ironworks, we suggest you consider the following points. They might just convince you that a spiral staircase is a good idea.

Giving Proper Maintenance to Metal Doors

on January 14, 2016
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Metal doors can be very appealing and very secure. They fit right in with a modern home and look great. Metal doors are also very low maintenance, especially in comparison to wood. However, they do need some care and maintenance to ensure that they keep looking great and remain strong. At Boston Ironworks, we always suggest that you take proper care of fabricated gates and doors. We provide all of our clients a guide on how to carry our essential maintenance. Here are some tips:

How to Build Strong and Appealing Iron Fences?

on January 12, 2016
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Fences made from wrought iron in Boston have a perennial appeal. They have a timeless quality that can suit any kind of design and architecture. With a little planning, you can create a fence that would complement your home and increase its curb appeal. Iron fences are a wonderful addition to any home and would undoubtedly increase its value as well. At Boston Ironworks, we believe that with a little creativity, your fence would stand out and draw attention. Here’s everything you need to consider:

The Importance of Having a Solid Fire Escape at Home

on December 15, 2015
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It’s very common for your wits to scatter when you’re faced with unexpected crisis. Nothing is more unexpected than a sudden fire that appeared out of nowhere. You don’t know what to do and your mind is clouded. According to experts from the best fire escape company, you have approximately 2 minutes to get out of your home before your life is at risk. At Boston Ironworks, it’s very clear to us that better preparation can make all the difference. Here’s what you need to do:

Tips for a Successful Fire Inspection

on December 13, 2015
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If you own a business, passing Boston fire inspection is vital to keep it running. Business owners are often wary of these inspections, but they don’t realize that they can protect you from liability lawsuits. If you pass fire inspections every time the inspection takes place, no one can really accuse of letting the safety standards drop in the event of a fire.

Safe and Appealing – Building Secure Balconies

on December 11, 2015
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Balconies are a very attractive addition to any home, especially for people living in apartment complexes and co-ops. They give home owners the chance of having a small outdoor place where they can enjoy some sun. Some homeowners also install small balcony gardens to add a piece of green to their home.

Creative Designs for Custom Steel Gates

on December 09, 2015
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Gates are a great way to increase the security of your residential or commercial property. They’ve been guarding homes & other places for several hundred years now. However, gates can also add an interesting design element to your property. Anyone who has visited old country manors, old buildings, or palaces will have seen some very ornate and stunning gates.

Is it Better to Repair or Replace a Fire escape?

on November 12, 2015
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You’ll find that more often than not, your building fire escape is very badly maintained and might not be able to support egress. Neglect of fire escapes is fairly common, especially if they’re not on the front façade and are out of sight. Usually front façade fire escapes are well maintained because they might damage the aesthetic appeal of the building. If a fire escape in New England is showing signs of extreme wear and tear, the people often ask whether they should try to salvage it or replace it entirely. Here are a few things that would help you make that decision.

The History of Blacksmithing

on November 12, 2015
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Blacksmithing is a profession that has faded into obscurity over time. The only place you’re likely to see it now is in stories, movies, historical reenactments, and in some old villages. However, for a long time, blacksmithing was one of the most vital professions it the world. One could say that development and architecture relied heavily in the services of a blacksmith to move forward. A Boston blacksmith was long considered the king of all trades because of his ability to fashion his own tools.

Design Ideas for Metal Doors

on November 11, 2015
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Metal doors can add a delicate sophistication and charm to your home, while being secure, resilient, and low on maintenance. These are usually used to secure entrances to the garden, add entrances to the fence, on walkways and driveways, etc. Some people also use metal doors for their main entrance to their home.

Metal doors are strong and add another layer of security to your home. However, choosing the right design is vital otherwise your metal door would look out of place and downright ugly. Here are some metal door design ideas for your home.

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