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Different Kinds of Staircases for Your Home

on April 19, 2016
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Staircases are an essential part of your home as they help you navigate from one floor to another. They can also add an interesting design element to the overall architecture if you plan it well. Many people are surprised by the vast choice they have, when it comes to staircase design; and some of them don’t know which would fit in with their home. At Boston Ironworks, we regularly create stunning and unique structures for our clients and have some stair solutions for you.

What to Use? Materials Involved in Metal Fabrication

on March 18, 2016
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Different kinds of metals and materials are used to create different kinds of installations and parts. Each metal has a unique response to heat and has to be molded in a special way. Some metals will be great for fences, doors, railings, etc, while others wouldn’t be. Fabrication services in Boston know which metal to use for what purpose.

Ironworkers usually work with several materials that make their job easier and allow them to take a few shortcuts. At Boston Ironworks, we’ve noticed that modern technology has made ironworking easier. Raw materials now lessen our workload considerably. Here’s a list of materials used by fabrication services in Massachusetts.

Handicap Handrails Installation Guide

on March 16, 2016
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It’s very important to make your property accessible to people of different physical abilities. If you own a commercial property, it makes more business sense to install them. You’ll also be more socially responsible if you do. On your private property, you need handrails to help handicapped and differently-abled people navigate. That’s especially true if they live with you or visit you regularly.

For example, if you have elderly family members, you might want to opt for handicap railings installation. The process is relatively easy. At Boston Ironworks, we believe that this can be a fun weekend DIY project. Of course, it’s best to call in professionals to handle the installation. Here’s what you need to do:

Creative and Homely – Ornamental Ironworks

on March 14, 2016
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Wrought iron is very elegant. There’s something very luxurious and attractive about these metal installations. No matter what shape they take, they seem to just add to the design of any home. At Boston Ironworks, we see several clients using ornamental wrought iron to add interesting design elements to their home. There are several ways you can use ornamental ironworks to incorporate elegance to your home. Here are some tips and recommendations for you to consider.

Working Iron 101 – A Guide to Blacksmithing

on March 12, 2016
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Blacksmithing is a very old profession. It has been around for thousands of years. Throughout time, blacksmiths have played a very important role, providing essential tools that would lead to growth, innovation, and development. Needless to say, it’s a highly underrated profession.

It is also a profession that’s considered mysterious and intriguing for some reason. It’s not uncommon to become very curious and ask a bunch of questions when they encounter blacksmiths. That’s why we at Boston Ironworks have penned down this brief post about the bare bones of blacksmithing.

Creative Ideas for Garden Gates

on February 18, 2016
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Gardens are a very charming addition to any home. There’s always this feeling of nostalgia and wonder that people experience when they open a pretty little garden door and step into a green and wonderful garden. The gates only add to the charm of the entire scene. At Boston Ironworks, we believe that a garden gate would add a different design element to your backyard and should be installed in every home. Here are some ideas for fabricated gates and doors.

The Importance of Fire Escape Maintenance

on February 16, 2016
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You never know when you might need to use a fire escape. Most people are content to believe that their homes are safe and they’ll never see it burning. If you’re careful, then yes, you might never have to live through a fire. Unfortunately, disaster often strikes unexpectedly and it’s always wise to be prepared. At Boston Ironworks, we believe that you should maintain your fire escapes well. After all, it’s better to be safe than sorry. There are many fire escapes in Boston and the engineers here know how to handle them. Here’s what you need to keep in mind.

Tips for Designing a Strong and Durable Staircase

on February 14, 2016
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Staircases are some of the most essential aspects of your home. They connect the lower floors with the upper floors of your home. Designers often ignore these installations, believing that their efforts would be better served elsewhere. At Boston Ironworks, we believe that staircases can add an interesting design element to your home if you handle it with care. You can hire a professional to handle your stair solutions or simply plan a design yourself. Here are some tips on how to design excellent staircases for your home.

How to Properly Maintain your Driveway Gate

on February 12, 2016
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The driveway gate has moving metal parts and as you might know, moving metal parts need to be maintained well if you want to ensure that your driveway gate in Boston lasts for a very long time. You don’t really need to call in the professionals to perform this maintenance. A professional would certainly do a more thorough job but if you want to handle the task yourself, we at Boston Ironworks suggest the following steps.

Tips to Build a Unique and Original Garden Fence

on January 18, 2016
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Garden fences enhance your level of privacy and let you enjoy your garden in peace. You don’t have to worry about your neighbors peeping or calling out greetings. You won’t have to worry about people who’re just driving by watch you relax in your garden in your pajamas. Because of this, iron fences for your gardens can be of great use. At Boston Ironworks, we have created several fences and strongly believe that they add security and beauty to your garden.