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Back to Basics- 5 Types of Door Materials

on December 22, 2016
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Most people don’t give too much thought to the kind of doors they have on their property and feel that a door is nothing but a door after all. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth; there are a number of different  types of doors available and they all serve  very specific purposes. It’s important that you use the right door  for the right application. While we manufacture fabricated  gates and  doors there are other varieties you can choose from too. Let’s take a look at what these are:

Residential Stair Solutions for your Home

on December 19, 2016
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Stairs need to have railings in order to protect people from accidental falls and trips. These railings can also add to the beauty and décor of your property so it’s important to choose the right material. Wood has always been the most popular railing option but people have started to explore other alternatives as well. At Boston Ironworks, we’ve noticed that different types of metal railings have also become very popular. Here are some metal railing options you can consider for your home.

Everything you Need to Know About Wrought Iron Railings

on November 22, 2016
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Railings are an essential safety feature that ensure you have support when you’re in elevated spots, and help prevent any dangerous accidents. Wrought iron railings are also very attractive and will add beauty and charm to your property. At Boston Ironworks, we’ve noticed that our clients have many questions about these railings and if they’re worth the investment. Here are some things you need to know about iron railings before you make your purchase decision.

Different Types of Fences for your Home

on November 15, 2016
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Fences add security and privacy to your home but choosing the right one can be a difficult task. Different fences are suitable for different purposes so it’s important to find something that fits your requirements and budget. At Boston Ironworks, we specialize in wrought iron fences but will always offer honest advice when it comes to fence types suitable for your requirements. Here’s a brief introduction to products available in the market.

6 Types of Boston Gates Designs

on November 08, 2016
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Gates add security and beauty to any property but it’s not easy to choose the right one. You need to consider the amount of space you have on your property, the purpose of the gates, the kind of mechanism you want, and how much do you want to pay for it. At Boston Ironworks, we manufacture and sell different kinds of gates and are always willing to offer all the advice you need on Boston gate designs. Here’s a brief introduction to the types of gates available to you.

Blacksmithing Thorough History: A Quick View

on November 01, 2016
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Blacksmithing has a long, interesting history that dates back to around 1,500 BC. The craft has evolved over time and become sophisticated and intricate. Modern blacksmiths use age-old techniques along with the latest tools to shape and form metal. At Boston Ironworks, we like to reflect on our history and understand how blacksmith work has evolved over the years. Here’s a brief introduction to the history.

Stairs Solutions for Small Houses

on October 28, 2016
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If you have a modestly-sized home, and are getting a loft built, you may be in a quandary as to whether you should install a ladder or staircase. The fact is that both these features have their pros and cons and what you choose will be largely dependent on your personal preferences. Our designers here at Boston Ironworks find that this is one of the most widely-debated topics when people are getting their lofts built.

Ornamental Iron Work: Uses and Tips

on October 21, 2016
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Ornamental ironwork has been used in various applications since the start of the 20th century. These installations are extremely resilient and durable and even today, some properties have ornamental ironwork pieces that are over a century old. Today, methods like basic metalworking and machining are used by hobbyists in their general metalworking projects. However, only skilled and expert artisans are able to provide ornamental iron work services.

Metal Decks Maintenance: A Quick Guide

on October 14, 2016
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There are a number of outdoor decking materials available in the market today, but steel proves to be the most resilient and durable one. Steel is increasingly being used in deck installations as well in the in the installation of various other outdoor features. However, the one downside to having a metal deck is that it’s susceptible to rust.

Planning is Key: Building Custom Staircases For Your Home

on October 07, 2016
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Any residential property that has more than one story will have a staircase; and when you are installing this feature in your home, there are a number of things that will have to be taken into account. We at Boston Ironworks suggest that you keep these factors in view while selecting a staircase for your home: