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FAQs about Custom Spiral Staircases

on August 17, 2016
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Spiral staircases are very interesting and can be a great addition to any home or property. However, they need to be built well to be safe for use. They also need to fit in with the overall décor and architecture of your property. Sometimes, custom spiral staircases look out of place and ugly, no matter how well they’re constructed. At Boston Ironworks, we often get a number of questions about these structures and we address some of them below:

The Importance of Having Handicap Ramps in Boston

on August 10, 2016
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It’s easy to ignore the needs of the less physically able people of our society. Very few property owners have to go that extra mile and spend money on handicap support systems and installations. They don’t install ramps that can provide easy access to people in wheelchairs.

Unfortunately, this can cause considerable amount of stress and embarrassment to people with those disabilities. At Boston Ironworks, we strongly believe that every building, especially public buildings, should have handicap ramps because:

Everything You Need to Know About Ornamental Ironworks

on August 03, 2016
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Metals like iron and steel are very malleable. They can be molded into different sizes and shapes to create great ornament pieces. Iron has been used for several hundred years to accentuate properties all over the world.  The metal has been used in gates, fences, chandeliers, and other such accessories.

At Boston Ironworks, we have a team of skilled blacksmiths and ironworkers who can shape metal into a variety of different forms that can enhance the beauty of your property. Our ornamental iron work services are of high quality and great design. Here’s a brief explanation of what ornamental ironwork is.

Fire Escape Recommendations for Your Home

on July 22, 2016
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Fire can strike anywhere and cause damage to anyone. It’s important to be prepared and ensure your property offers appropriate means to escape the disaster. At Boston Ironworks, we’ve observed that many property owners neglect emergency exits and don’t have proper plans in place to deal with fire. As the best fire escape company in our area, we always offer our customers honest and unbiased advice about these installations. Here are some recommendations for you:

Indoor vs. Outdoor Staircases

on July 15, 2016
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Stairs are some of the most essential aspects of multi-storied properties because they give people access to all levels. They’re available in a number of designs and can be made from a variety of materials. At Boston Ironworks, we classify stairs into two broad categories; indoor stairs and outdoor stairs. They’re two different structures, and you need to come up with different plans and stairs solutions for them. Here’s what you need to know about indoor and outdoor staircases.

It's all about looks: Wrought Iron Balcony for your Home

on July 08, 2016
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A wrought iron balcony can add dimension and charm to your home and increase its curb appeal. The exterior of your home won’t look as flat and boring if you have an elegant balcony there. However, you need to choose the right design and size because balconies immediately attract attention and can be an eyesore if they don’t blend in well with the rest of the architecture. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend these balconies to clients who want to add a little interest to the façade of their home. Here’s some information about them:

Rusty No More: How to Repair an Ornamental Iron Gate

on July 01, 2016
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Wrought iron is elegant and sophisticated, which is why it has been used on properties for hundreds of years now. It’s resilient, can withstand outdoor elements easily, and adds to the beauty of any home. Unfortunately, wrought iron is also highly prone to rust and requires a certain amount of yearly maintenance to stay in a good condition. At Boston Ironworks, we recommend the following maintenance steps for your ornamental iron gate:

Decorate your garden with ornamental iron work

on June 29, 2016
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People who have seen intricately fabricated fences and gates made from iron know that it can be molded into things of exquisite beauty. Iron work has been used in art and as decorative elements for centuries and they can be used to decorate your garden and landscape.

If you hire an expert at ornamental iron work services, you’ll be able to add decorative pieces and accessories to enhance the beauty of your garden. Here are some recommendations from our experts at Boston Ironworks.

Everything You Need To Know For a Successful Fire Inspection in Boston

on June 22, 2016
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Fire inspections are conducted annually to ensure commercial buildings are safe to use; and provide adequate protection and means to escape in the event of a fire. As the owner of the property, it’s your responsibility to ensure your building has proper fire safety measures. At Boston Ironworks, we’ve put together a little checklist that would help you handle Boston fire inspection and ensure your property passes it. 

Bathroom Grab Bars Installation Guide

on June 15, 2016
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Bathroom grab bars are essential if you want to create a disabled-friendly bathroom. They offer people with physical disabilities and mobility problems to use the bathroom facilities safely and avoid injury. You need to install sturdy and resilient grab bars that would withstand pressure and weight and offer people a secure grip.

While the bar itself should be well-made and strong, the handicap railings installation is the key. If the bar isn’t installed properly, it won’t handle the pressure and will come off the wall. At Boston Ironworks, we suggest you follow the steps listed below to install it securely.