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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.

Pros and Cons: Custom Spiral Staircases

on June 08, 2016
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Spiral staircases can be visually stunning and can enhance the beauty of your home. However, they’re not the right choice for everyone. In some homes, these structures fit right in and look like they’re a natural part of the design. In other homes, they stand out like a sore thumb; so it’s important to consider the pros and cons of custom spiral staircases. At Boston Ironworks, we suggest you consider the points listed below before you opt for a staircase installation.

Prevention is Key: Fire Escape Planning

on May 19, 2016
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No one really anticipates that fire would strike their home and threaten their life. In fact, most people believe that this disaster would never happen to them but they’re wrong. Fire accidents can happen to anyone and, if you’re not adequately prepared for it, the disaster can cause injuries and even death. At Boston Ironworks, we encourage our clients to have a thorough fire escape plan in place. That can save your life and help you avoid serious injuries.

Pros and Cons of Having Wrought Iron Fences At Home

on May 17, 2016
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Wrought iron fences are back in fashion and many of our clients here at Boston Ironworks have installed them in their homes. There’s something very elegant and refined about properties that have wrought iron fences. However, like all materials, wrought iron has its pros and cons such as:

Benefits of Steel Balcony Railing

on May 12, 2016
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Stainless steel always looks clean, modern, and chic, no matter how you use it. This durable material is low-maintenance and very attractive, which is why it can be used to create an excellent balcony railing. If they’re well made and properly installed, railings can enhance the beauty of your home and increase its security. Here are some benefits that our clients here at Boston Ironworks have experienced. 

Getting to know them: The Tools of a Blacksmith

on May 10, 2016
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Shaping metal into a usable from isn’t easy. It requires effort, skill, experience, time, and many different tools and implements. A Boston blacksmith can use 3 to 13 tools to create a single metal item and most of them have been around for as long as blacksmithing has existed. At Boston Ironworks, we regularly use the ones mentioned below to manufacture all kinds of metal products.